Virginia Beach Daily Life Tour, Virginia Beach

In Virginia Beach, you’ll get a welcome surprise when you see how warm and friendly the locals are. The best way to experience this is to visit the places that locals frequent during their everyday lives. Take our Daily Life Tour to see all the most popular restaurants, cinemas, parks and other local attractions in the city.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Virginia Beach Daily Life Tour Map

Guide Name: Virginia Beach Daily Life Tour
Guide Location: USA » Virginia Beach (See other walking tours in Virginia Beach)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Author: vickyc
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Wawa Food Market

1) Wawa Food Market

The Wawa Food Market is a very popular place for shopping among locals. The store sells all kinds of foods that are popular in the United States. Most easily accessed by car, shoppers usually get a week’s worth of groceries in one trip here.
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Saint Francis Episcopal Church

2) Saint Francis Episcopal Church

Many of the churches in the city belong to the Baptist faith. This church holds a number of different services each week in which locals come to hear Bible readings and Christian hymns.
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Plaza Park

3) Plaza Park

This park is one of many small recreational parks in Virginia Beach. Located within a residential area, the park commonly attracts locals walking or jogging, as well as teenagers for skateboarding.
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Lynnhaven Mall

4) Lynnhaven Mall

The Lynnhaven Mall has lots to offer both visitors and locals. There are plenty of great stores here, with something to suit everyone. Couples and groups of young people are often seen at the multi-screen cinema, while kids have a great time together at the carousel.
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American Indoor Karting

5) American Indoor Karting

Located close to the Lynnhaven Mall, American Indoor Karting is a great place to have fun with family or friends. You can race each other at this state-of-the-art facility, or simply enjoy driving around the track.

Walking Tours in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Create Your Own Walk in Virginia Beach

Create Your Own Walk in Virginia Beach

Creating your own self-guided walk in Virginia Beach is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Virginia Beach Oceanfront Orientation Walk

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Orientation Walk

The Oceanfront part of Virginia Beach, replete with various attractions, is undoubtedly the prime area of interest for the city tourists. Apart from the beach itself, of course, it houses a number of museums and several historic landmarks well worth checking out. Take this Oceanfront orientation walk and see for yourself.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
North Virginia Beach Tour

North Virginia Beach Tour

The northern area of Virginia Beach boasts a number of different attractions for the visitor. You can see historical sights such as old cottages and colonial style homes, some of which have been transformed into house museums. There are also a great antique shop and a Cinema Cafe. Take our tour to see the best spots in this part of town.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Central Virginia Beach Tour

Central Virginia Beach Tour

While it may be famous for its brilliant beach area, Virginia Beach has plenty more to offer the visitor. The central area of the city has great shopping opportunities, interesting art galleries, a wonderful park and beautiful modern buildings. Take our tour to see the gems of central Virginia Beach.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
South Virginia Beach Tour

South Virginia Beach Tour

The southern area of Virgina Beach is home to loads of great attractions. Visitors can see museums, art galleries, an aquarium, a theme park and plenty of other great places. Take our tour to see the best spots in this part of town.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Virginia Beach Cultural Tour

Virginia Beach Cultural Tour

Virginia Beach has plenty to enjoy for art lovers visiting the city. The area nearest the coastline is of particular interest, as a number of heritage landmarks are located in this old part of the city. There are also many contemporary art galleries, museums and monuments around the city that highlight the cultural aspects of Virginia Beach. Take our Cultural Tour to see the best art spots in the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Virginia Beach for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Virginia Beach has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Virginia Beach, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.