Tidewater and Hampton Roads Virginia

Smithfield Little Theatre - Bringing top tier entertainment to Smithfield and use the proceeds from the shows to promote music education in Isle of Wight county. Both live Theatre and Music shows.

Water Country USA - The mid-Atlantic's largest family water play park, features the world’s latest, greatest, state-of-the-art water rides and attractions, spectacular entertainment, shopping and restaurants -- all set to a colorful 1950s and '60s surf theme.

Busch Gardens - With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, entertaining shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, Busch Gardens is the ticket to world-class adventure. Set on 360 lush acres in Williamsburg, Busch Gardens boasts some of the least placid roller coasters ever seen.

Colonial Williamsburg - The world's largest outdoor living history museum located on a 173-acre, 18th-century town.

Bacon's Castle - A rare surviving example of Jacobean architecture with its cruciform shape, triple chimneys and curvilinear gables. Today it offers to take you a step back to the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century through the doors of Bacon's Castle. The gardens are beautiful and the furnishings from 1711 and 1755 help interpret daily life.

Children's Museum of Virginia - Features the excitement of the inside of a bubble, the controls of a construction site crane, or the surface of the moon. They offer over 90 hands-on exhibits for kids of all ages, including an awesome toy train collection, a planetarium and tons more, you can experience some enlightening discoveries with the family!

The Mariner's Museum and Park - One of the largest international maritime museums in the world, is dedicated to 'preserving and interpreting the culture of the sea and its tributaries, its conquest by man, and its influence on civilization.'

Chrysler Museum of Art - Offers over 30,000 objects. The museum's collection spans over 5000 years of world history. American and European paintings and sculpture from the middle ages to the present day form the core of the collection.

Virginia War Museum - American military history unfolds at the Virginia War Museum. Outstanding collections of personal artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and much more trace the development of the U.S. military from 1775 through the present.

Jewish Museum & Cultural Center - The Center houses artifacts and exhibits that reflect the history of the Hampton Roads Jewish community.

Virginia Air & Space Center - Take flight to the Virginia Air & Space Center, the visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base. Your imagination will soar as you launch a rocket, pilot a space shuttle, come face-to-face with the Apollo 12 Command Module, and more!

Bluebird Gap Farm - Offers an exciting, family-oriented adventure and educational experience rarely see in an urban environment. The 60-acre farm has about 150 domestic and wild animals.

Peninsula Community Theatre - Traditionally, and based on polls and surveys, the PCT audiences like to see musicals, comedies and mysteries. All shows are family oriented. In addition to the main stage productions, there is a series of Children Shows.

Go-Karts Plus - Williamsburg's premier family fun center featuring three go-kart tracks, miniature golf, bumper boats, kiddieland, midway games, a snackbar, an arcade and more!

Ocean Breeze Waterpark - Perfect for a quick, cool thrill. Here is your chance to go off the deep end with a waterfall rush. Of course you're not afraid to take the plunge.

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center - Only a few miles from where America's colonial history began at Jamestown in 1607, colonial America came to an end with the Battle of Yorktown 174 years later, and a new nation began. Today, the struggles, adventures and hopes of those momentous early years are brought to life through engaging exhibits and dramatic living history, all within a 20-mile stretch of road.

Lee Hall Mansion - Built between 1851 and 1859, Lee Hall Mansion was home to affluent planter Richard Decauter Lee. One of the last remaining antebellum homes on the Virginia Peninsula, Lee Hall offers visitors a step back to the mid-Victorian period.

The Old Coast Guard Station - Housed in a 1903 Life-Saving / Coast Guard Station. There are two floors of exhibits. The old boat room, the Lower Gallery, tells the story of the Life-Saving Service. Exhibits show rescue equipment and methods.

Nauticus - Journey through the world's oceans at Nauticus, The National Maritime Center, a 120,000-square-foot, multi-level maritime showcase. Featuring more than 150 exhibits including computer and video interactives, commerce and military-related displays, and exotic aquaria, Nauticus offers a fun and exciting educational experience for all ages.

Hermitage Museum & Gardens - Consists of an early 20th century historic house museum with a world-wide art collection and contemporary exhibition galleries, surrounded by twelve acres of formal gardens and natural woodlands.

U.S. Army Transportation Museum - A large museum that focuses on U.S. Army transportation from Colonial days to the present with full-size equipment, dioramas, and uniforms. Almost 6 acres of outdoor displays feature locomotives, marine craft, planes and trucks.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum & 4D Theater - The strangest place in Williamsburg. 11 Themed galleries presenting the odd and weird world of Ripley. Also check out the 4D Theater with 3D Movies and 4D effects, or the Laser Race.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Museum - One of the top aquariums in the country with more than 800,000 gallons of aquariums and live animal habitats, over 300 hands-on exhibits, an outdoor aviary, ten acres of marsh habitat and a 1/3-mile nature trail.

Norfolk Botanical Garden - More than 1700 camellia plants. Approximately 750 of those plants are found in the Hofheimer Camellia Garden. This garden includes 500 different types of Camellia japonica, 30 different types of Camellia sasanqua and more than 150 other species and hybrids.

Virginia Living Museum - A spectacular combination of the best and most enjoyable elements of a nature wildlife park with a science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve, animals and planetarium all in one inspiring and beautiful setting.

Virginia Zoo in Norfolk - Increases understanding of the world's flora and fauna and adds to the growing body of knowledge about them; animals are presented respectfully, in a way that encourages their natural behavior for learning and enjoyment to the public.