1. NEPTUNE’S PARK at 31sT STREET
2. OCEAN BREEZE WATER PARK
849 General Booth Blvd. 757-422-4444
3. FARM BUREAU LIVE VIRGINIA BEACH AMPHITHEATER
This dazzling 20,000-seat outdoor concert venue featuring major rock, country, R&B, adult contemporary, hip-hop, alternative and jazz. Season runs April through October. 3550 Cellar Door Way. 757-368-3000
4. VIRGINIA BEACH FISHING CENTER
This marina located at Rudee inlet offers exciting group or individual sightseeing cruises and fishing excursions or entertainment. For additional information, call 757-422-5700.
5. VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Contemporary art through regularly changing exhibitions and educational programming. 2200 Parks Avenue. 757-425-0000.
6. CAPE HENRY LIGHTHOUSES
The oldest government-built lighthouse in America (1792). The ìnewî lighthouse was built in 1881 and is the tallest cast iron lighthouse in the US Fort Story. 757-422-9421
7. FIRST LANDING STATE PARK
The first permanent English settler in 1607. The park features 19 miles of hiking trails, a bike trail, boat ramps, picnic areas, and cabins for rent. 2500 Shore Drive. 757-412-2300 or 1-800-933-7275.
8. OCEANA NAVAL AIR STATION AND NORFOLK NAVAL BASE
Home to the Navyís most sophisticated aircraft, including the F-14 Tomcats fighter plane and the F/A-18 Hornet. Tours are seasonal. 757-433-3131.
9. LYNNHAVEN MALL & MACARTHUR MALL
The areaís largest and newest shopping malls. Both are host to several major department stores, numerous specialty shops, and restaurant/food court and movie theatres.
10. VIRGINIA AQUARIUM & MARINE SCIENCE MUSEUM
Virginiaís marine environment has 700,000 gallons of aquarium, live animal habitats, 1/3 mile nature trail, and over 300 hands-on interactive exhibits. For additional information, call 757-385-FISH.
11. FUNNY BONE COMEDY CLUB
National and regional comedy talent. 217 Central Park Avenue. 757-213-5555
12. VIRGINIA OPERA HOUSE
Celebrating 25 years of excellence. Enjoy the majesty, melody and grandness of Opera at the magnificent Harrison Opera House in downtown Norfolk. Virginia Opera, the nations 15th largest Opera company, brings the world class productions, spotlighting rising stars, direct to Hampton roads. For additional information, call 757-627-9545.
13. WATERSIDE MARKETPLACE
A festival marketplace located on Norfolk is waterfront hosting over 120 shops, kiosks, pushcarts, waterside eateries, international restaurant and daily live entertainment. For additional information, call 757-627-3300.
14. SPIRIT OF NORFOLK and DINNER CRUISE
A 187-foot vessel will give you the feel of being on an ocean cruise. Lunch, dinner and moonlight cruises with entertainment. For information call 757-627-7771. Groups 757-625-1748.
15. BUSCH GARDES/WATER COUNTRY
Busch Gardens Williamsburg merges the authenticity of a European journey with the thrill of defying gravity in five languages. Itís an unexpected combination that takes you to the counties you know and places you never imagined. Water Country USA hosts over 35 super-soakiní water rides & slides. 800-343 7946
16. NAUTICUS NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
It is Entertainment for the whole family, featuring interactive computers, high-tech naval battles and a virtual reality adventure games. For additional information, call 757-664-1000. www.nauticus.org. Toll free 800-664-1080