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“Classic Day Vacations”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Classic Day Vacations”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

If you're with family and friends and looking to have some fun for a few days (2-4 days), a trip to VB is worth it, especially if you live in the DC/VA/NC area. It's definitely changed from even a few years ago, but it always makes me reminisce of a good time and very relaxing overall. There are now so many different restaurants that people can enjoy like Mexican, Thai, Greek, American, etc. It's cool if you like to switch it up sometimes. I stayed at a Days Inn just booked two days before but it was not bad. Good view of the beach and friendly staff with complimentary coffee and breakfast. Not bad.

Visited August 2013
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Ravenswood,WV
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163 reviews
75 attraction reviews
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“Sorry homeless folk”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Visited VB for a convention in the off season. The homeless people were all up and down the Beach front, sleeping on the benches day and night with their belongings. Noticed the port a johns set up on the Boardwalk. The city was in the process of setting up Christmas decorations on the beach evidenced by the mounds with stakes in them being formed the week we were there. was cold the week also, so not really able to do much beach visiting. King Neptune was really a nice tribute to VB.

Visited October 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“Just as good as Myrtle Beach!”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Have really enjoyed the improvements in the beach area. Clean, well-lit, well-maintained. Glad that there are uniformed policemen everywhere. Gives you that "safe" feeling while enjoying the beach! Awesome boardwalk too!

Visited October 2013
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Durham, North Carolina
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“Awesome weather, awesome beach”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

We live in North Carolina and have been to VA beach for several times. The beach is awesome with high tides and soft sands. Great facilities there as well. The only problem is parking. You'd better find a place to park before you go there!

Visited September 2013
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Virginia
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53 reviews
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“Off-Season Dredging a Real Turn-off”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

During our early October visit the city was pumping dredge material from somewhere and spewing black liquid into the water right at the beach. It looked horrible and contained chunks of who-knows-what. While it might have been harmless and no big deal, the simple sight of it was a HUGE turn-off. It will probably be a long time until we return, because this black sludge really turned us off.

Visited October 2013
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