Avery Stone

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Made In Virginia Beach: 6 Unique Products to Bring Home

In addition to its many natural gifts (like 35 miles of beautiful coastline), Virginia Beach is home to artisans who make one-of-a-kind products—from coffee to bespoke furniture to handmade soaps—perfect for visitors to bring home. Here, six of the city’s best. Furniture: Benevolent Design Co. Searching for a statement piece to spruce up your digs? The team at Benevolent Designs […]

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3 Fun Ways to Soak up Cool Culture in Virginia Beach This Spring

Virginia Beach is famous for its beautiful coastline, but the city has many more natural gifts for visitors to explore. From a vibrant farmers market selling one-of-a-kind local goods and food, an excellent art museum (with an exhibit focusing on the American South), and delicious farm-to-table restaurants, here are three ways to take advantage of the city’s home-grown gifts. Exploration: […]

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Top Outdoor Spring Adventures in Virginia Beach

As temperatures climb heading into spring, chances are, you’ll be hankering to get outdoors—and Virginia Beach is the perfect place to do so. The vibrant coastal city is home to multiple state parks, plus dozens of miles of pristine coastline. Here, four of its best al-fresco excursions. Hike in First Landing State Park What better way is there to bond […]

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Early Spring Escapes: 3 Virginia Beach Excursions

Chances are, when you think of Virginia Beach, you think sun, sand, and summer. But, unbeknownst to many, there’s loads of fun to be had in the in the winter and spring: The charming coastal city boasts a temperate climate and a diverse array of places to eat, stay, and play year-round. Here, three itineraries for three different types of […]

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How to Eat in Virginia Beach: The Perfect Day Itinerary

With sun, sand, and more than 35 miles of glorious coastline, there’s so much to do in Virginia Beach that it would be easy to let food fall by the wayside. But the city’s elevated, farm-fresh culinary scene is getting hotter by the day. Here’s how to do it right. Breakfast: Three Ships Coffee There’s no better way to start […]

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The 3 Freshest Seafood Spots in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is located right at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, which is considered the largest and most biologically diverse estuary in the America. So it’s no surprise that the city is a seafood treasure trove, from the local favorite rockfish to the legendary Lynnhaven oysters. Here’s where to find the best of the best. Dine on The Water: […]

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Oysters and Adventures: The Perfect Late Summer Day Trip to Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Beach

There’s no better way to soak up that glorious late summer sun than with an all-day excursion to Virginia Beach’s Chesapeake Bay Beach. Located just 15 minutes from the city’s Resort District, it’s the ideal mini-getaway. Here are four essential stops. Start Fresh…Literally  If there’s anything that makes waking up early worthwhile, it’s an oyster farm boat tour with Pleasure […]

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The 3 Best Ways To Experience Art + Culture In Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is known as a premier East Coast destination for fun, sun, and sea — but the city is also rich in both history and art. Here are the best places to get in on the cultural scene. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Located about 10 minutes inland from the boardwalk in the emerging ViBe Creative District, […]

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The 3 Best Ways To Experience Virginia Beach’s Farm-Fresh Food Firsthand

It’s one thing to try Virginia Beach’s delicious, farm-to-table cuisine at culinary hotspots like Commune or Terrapin. But it’s another entirely to learn about the city’s farm-fresh culture through personal, hands-on experience. Thankfully, though, there are multiple ways to learn about where the city’s freshest food comes from, how it’s harvested, and even how to make some delicious recipes yourself! […]

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Beyond the Beach: 3 Creative Ways to Explore Virginia Beach’s Coastline

When visiting Virginia Beach, it would be more than easy to simply throw on your bathing suit, grab a towel, and set up camp for the day somewhere along the city’s 35 miles of pristine coastline. But really, there’s so much more to do than sunbathe — Virginia Beach is home to a spectacular array of activities that’ll get you […]

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