Find cheap car rental deals in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia Beach is a stylish, laid-back city on the coast of Virginia, with a waterfront that curves round from the Atlantic Ocean into the quieter shores of Chesapeake Bay. Its Downtown, meanwhile, fosters a vibrant arts and music scene.
Rent a car through Orbitz to see everything from the art museum and aquarium in the center to the nature reserves that sit on the edges of the city. It’s also perfectly located for forays into other east-coast locations, from the cities of Hampton Roads to the historic sites in South Carolina and Maryland. The national capital, Washington DC, is a day trip away.
Virginia Beach is not only a serene coastal escape, it’s also located within driving distance of other popular cities in the state. Here’s where to go in your rental car.
This neighborhood is located a short trip south of central Virginia Beach, and it’s one of the most peaceful spots in the city. The beaches are quieter here, while the community is immensely friendly. For outdoor adventures, head to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and False Cape State Park to find hiking trails, kayaking opportunities, and wildlife living in the dunes and wetlands.
Journey time: Around 30 minutes
Distance: Approximately 15 miles
The neighboring city of Norfolk, one of several in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, is a lively spot by the banks of Chesapeake Bay. The Virginia Zoo is one of the local highlights, while Nauticus, a maritime museum with its own battleship, is sure to delight visitors of all ages. Wander around Downtown Norfolk to find the NEON Arts District, which is full of public art installations.
Journey time: Around 25 minutes
Distance: Approximately 18 miles
Virginia’s capital is a hotbed of history – just stop by the American Civil War Center to see the role this city played in national conflicts. It’s also a modern, increasingly cool city, with a burgeoning beer scene, extreme sports on the city’s urban rapids, and a selection of superb contemporary and fine art museums.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 105 miles