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“Winter Maintenance” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach, VA
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: Biking
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Owner description: This three-mile concrete promenade is always busy with bicyclists, strollers, diners and people-watchers. During the summer, three oceanfront stages offer nightly entertainment.
Newport News, Virginia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Winter Maintenance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Having lived in Va Beach for many years (my wife is from there), we went for a walk on the Boardwalk on a rare warm February day. I really like the landscaping and whimsical sculptures everywhere. The new Police Memorial at 35th Street and the display of Navy Air warfare at Norwegian Lady park are both very well done.

The only downside is that they are dredging which means there is a big ugly rusty pipe running for a long way down the beach. The dredge sand is ugly. Hopefully, the dark sand will bleach out before summer.

Visited February 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“Take you lover for a walk...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The beach sounds, the romance, food off the water, hotels off the water, and the view are all you need. Love it.

Visited February 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Lots to do, lots of people”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is a densely populated resort area. There are tons of things to do, places to shop. I like to visit, but won't stay here. Too crowded for my tastes. We enjoy coming in for special events, such as concerts, Easter, parades, sand sculptures, etc. The events calendar is packed with stuff to do, never a dull moment. Parking is usually a challenge. Pack your wallet and some patience.

Visited August 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Nice walk for off season, most places closed.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

It was a great night time walk for the off season, but most places along the walk are closed, even on the weekend. I was there a few years ago during the spring and it was a big attraction.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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“Fun Birthday Get Away”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Thought it would be a typical crowded beachy town. No way! Unique shops, fun restaurants with good food. Will be going back again.

Visited September 2012
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