Hampton Roads Parks
The beautiful Hampton Roads area is home to many wonderful parks and attractions, making it an excellent vacation spot for families. Adults and children alike can enjoy the lovely Norfolk Botanical Garden, which was established in 1939, and features beautiful gardens and a arboretum, perfect for a relaxing stroll or a family picnic.
Likewise, the Virginia Zoological Park, established in 1900, is another great vacation spot for families. This humongous zoo features hundreds of animals, many of which cannot be found anywhere else. Some of the animals featured here on even on the endangered species list, and many people take great pleasure in being able to view them and in knowing the zoo is making strides to protect and further endangered animals.
In addition to these great parks, there are also several amusement and theme parks that attract thousands of visitors each year. They include Ocean Breeze Water Park, Shipwreck Golf, Motor World, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and Water Country USA.