Culinary & Agriculture
Virginia Beach celebrates the gifts of land and sea with foodie adventures that get to the heart of the "eat local" movement.
Day 1 | Wet Your Appetite
PM – Upon arrival in Virginia Beach, take your adventurous spirit to the Boardwalk where you will see the sights, sounds and fresh smell of the ocean. Cozy outdoor cafés line the coast. Start your culinary journey right with a Boardwalk Food Tour.
Day 2 | Farm to Table and Craft Brews
AM – Rise early and enjoy the beautiful ocean sunrise. Wet your appetite with the oceanfront's fluffiest pancakes at Pocahontas Pancake House & Waffle Shop. Then head to the Farmers Market to meet your guide who will take you on an adventure to the southern part of Virginia Beach for the Farm to Table adventure. Learn some Virginia Beach history, meet the farmers, pick juicy Pungo strawberries and taste the local produce of the season.
PM – Enjoy a behind-the-scenes Craft Beer Tour and visit top local breweries. Then check out the Funny Bone Comedy Club or take in a performance at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts.
Day 3 | Holistic Health and Healing
AM – Wake up with a "Ray Ray" special at Doc Taylor's, then head to Edgar Cayce's Association for Research and Enlightenment for lessons on Holistic Health and Healing. Discover ways to eat for a healthier lifestyle while enjoying tastes of health food that may surprise you.
PM – Work your appetite back up, and get your exercise by climbing one of our historic Cape Henry Lighthouses. Keep driving along the shore and head to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel for lunch at the Chesapeake Grill with spectacular views. Once you are back on this side of the Bay, gear up at Surf and Adventure Co. and kayak your way through the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge on a sunset dinner tour ending with an authentic Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Feast at Blue Pete's Restaurant.
Day 4 | Marine Mysteries
AM – Depart for the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center to experience a Marine Mystery adventure and discover more about the Virginia Beach marine environment.