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Blogs & Sites
Location: 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, VA
Maymont's grounds (covering 100 acres) are home to a museum, beautiful gardens, a nature center, a children's farm, and many wildlife exhibits. Classes for children and adults are offered on a ...
Location: 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers year-round beauty with more than 40 acres of spectacular gardens and the mid-Atlantic's only classically styled Conservatory open to the public. The first s...
Location: 0 South Boulevard, Richmond, VA
The 287-acre Byrd Park has three lakes, including Boat, Shields, and Swan Lakes, where visitors can picnic, jog around the perimeter, fish, or take paddle-boat rides (in the summer at Boat Lake...
Location: 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA
True to its name, the Virginia Living Museum's living exhibits encompass all of the state's geographic regions - from the mountains to the ocean.
Each exhibit tells a story: the predat...
Location: 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, VA
The Norfolk Botanical Garden is a 155-acre garden filled with thousands of plants. More than thirty themed gardens are spread across site. Some gardens focus on a single plant (camellias, hydra...
Location: 2388 London Bridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA
Hunt Club Farm operates a Farm Market, with every possible garden supply you could need, and a Petting Farm, featuring llamas, goats, sheep, all types of fowl, rabbits, miniature horses, donkey...
Location: 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA
World-renowned Mount Trashmore Park was created by compacting layers of solid waste and clean soil. Recognized for this environmental feat, the park features the Water Wise demonstration garden...
Location: 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA
The Virginia Zoo is home to nearly 400 animals, ranging from African elephants to Siberian tigers.
The Zoo hosts camp programs over school breaks and during the summer months, fo...
Location: 701 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA
The Lynnhaven Mall has loads of options for shopping for the kids, including the Children's Boutique, Children's Place, The Disney Store, GapKids, Gymboree, H & M, Old Navy, Stride Rite, Build-...
Location: 5209 Bluestone Avenue, Norfolk, VA
The new Bluestone Avenue Playground offers lots of kid fun amidst a large, shady, grassy, fenced area. There are swings, slides, climbing equipment, a pirate ship, and a spinning ring.
Location: 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center has over 700,000 gallons of aquariums and live animal habitats with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, an outdoor aviary, a nature trail, marshlands,...
Location: 8300 Beaver Bridge Road, Moseley, VA
The Metro Richmond Zoo offers plenty of opportunities to interact with the wildlife - including giraffe and penguin feedings.
The Safari Sky Ride is a 15 minute ride over the zoo (not ...
Location: North First Street, Hampton, VA
In addition to nearly a mile of beachfront, Buckroe Beach and Park has two picnic shelters with tables and grills, a children's playground, restroom facilities (open May 15 through September 15...
Location: 3215 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA