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Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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Address: Virginia Beach, VA
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This three-mile concrete promenade is always busy with bicyclists,...

This three-mile concrete promenade is always busy with bicyclists, strollers, diners and people-watchers. During the summer, three oceanfront stages offer nightly entertainment.

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Loved this place and can now check snow on the beach off the bucketlist had Ana amazing time with my girlfriend and her family would definitely go back the beach was beautiful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place and can now check snow on the beach off the bucketlist had Ana amazing time with my girlfriend and her family would definitely go back the beach was beautiful and the ocean view amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to walk and see all that the beach has to offer. Very clean as well to be such a busy place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish more beach towns had a boardwalk like this one does. It has been my favorite part of this area so far. There is a dedicated bike path and a separate wife pedestrian path. It is well lit at night and feels safe.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The VB promenade is well done: it has separate lanes for walkers and bikes, there is attractive artwork in many locations (and some over-the-top stuff as well), and we saw many people taking full advantage of the place. One glaring shortcoming was the complete absence of recycling containers anywhere. Not to say there was litter - but so many shore... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is an Experience! It is wide, clean and great way to enjoy the ocean view while walking, biking, skating, enjoying the family or romantic walk with your special person! Also great way to check out the restaurants, hotels and shops while having a safe and scenic experience! Yes! This Boardwalk is an Exceptional Experience! Plus from... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed near the fishing pier. It's a nice walk to the inlet where there is a playground. The boardwalk is clean and wide and there is a separate bike path. We enjoyed taking walks and saw plenty of people jogging and families with strollers. We were surprised to see all the holiday lights set up on both sides of... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wentvthere for a winter vacation with the family. The holiday lights were very nice and you could see Dolphins and Seagals. Fun for the family.

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Eden, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here during the lull between Christmas and New Years, so crowds were limited. The city still had sweepers, patrol cars, etc. in evidence every day. Clean, neat, beautifully landscaped.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about the boardwalk, I think, is that there is a separate sidewalk for bikes, and it's marked with a center stripe. It's also wide. It is concrete, so padded shoes best.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes I think of boardwalks as not-so-clean, crowded places filled with cheesy beach stores. This boardwalk was surprisingly the opposite of that. It looked new and had beautiful navy memorials and statues along the way. It also has a huge statue of Neptune, which is absolutely beautiful on the beach. There is a bike path running parallel to the boardwalk.... More 

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