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Dec 29, 2012 - Virginia's best beaches

Virginia’s location on the East Coast of the United States makes it a great destination for a beach getaway, and the best way to get you and your family there is with a charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coaches or school bus from Bus Rental Virginia. With different vehicles to suit any sized family, Bus Rental Virginia allows you and your family to visit Virginia’s beautiful beaches in style and safety.

The Commonwealth of Virginia has a long tradition of being close to the sea, from the early Colonial days. With a coastline that fronts Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia’s beaches have long been a favorite vacation destination for Americans. There is something for every member of the family in Virginia, and one of the most famous vacation destinations is Virginia Beach. Drawn by the 3 mile Boardwalk, Virginia Beach provides visitors with numerous hotels and restaurants that overlook the beach. Other attractions include the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Waterpark.

For a visit to Eastern Shore, it is best to take a rental bus to best travel this extensive stretch of Virginia Coast. Eastern Shore is connected to the mainland via the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. If your family includes toddlers, pay a visit to Cape Charles Beach. The shallow waters, soft sand and lack of waves makes this an ideal beach for families with very young children. For a bit of bird watching, visit the Kiptopeke State Park in October. You can watch migrating birds, and enjoy the Eastern Shore Birding Festival.

During the summer, trying arranging a visit using a rental bus to Chincoteague and Assateague. The Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge has over 14,000 acres of marshland, beaches, rivers and dunes. In July, the Chincoteague Pony Swim and Auction sees ponies rounded up and swum across the channel from Assateague to Chincoteague. Assateague National Seashore is one of the last undeveloped stretches of coastline and beach on the Eastern Shore, and boasts of unspoilt beaches and miles of cycling and hiking trails.

Just a 15 mile journey in your rental bus from Virginia Beach is Norfolk’s Ocean View Beach. This 8 mile stretch of beach fronts onto Chesapeake Bay. There are 4 city beaches that have lifeguard services during the summer. Visitors can rent various types of watercraft such as sailboats or jet skis. A good time to visit Ocean View Beach is in June, which coincides with Harborfest.

Less well known, but all the more pleasant for it, are Virginia’s River Beaches. These undiscovered gems dot the river tributaries along Chesapeake Bay, and include beaches, campsites, cabins and picnic areas. For a visit to Virginia’s Beaches, give Bus Rental Virginia a call and allow us to help you plan your family’s next beach vacation with our friendly, personalized service.