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Nice clean walking area

The boardwalk is nice to walk on even in November. But right beside it is a beautiful clean white... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sealife1960
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Oneonta, New York
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Week at beach in November

Boardwalk was in great condition and was decorated for the upcoming Xmas drive on the boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
William F
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Midlothian, Virginia
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This three-mile concrete promenade is always busy with bicyclists, strollers, diners and people-watchers. During the summer, three oceanfront stages offer nightly entertainment.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 15, 2004

Me and my wife walked the boardwalk every night. It is such a nice to place to causal walk down the boardwalk. The boardwalk was patrolled by the police on the motorcycle and the bike units. We felt very safe walking at night. when you...More

30  Thank Sunshine28880
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 30, 2010

If all you are interested in is being with a group, sun, sand and salt water this is probably not a bad place. It is a food wasteland (almost all beach seafood is only of legend now as it is the same frozen stuff you...More

18  Thank LitoralSul
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The boardwalk is nice to walk on even in November. But right beside it is a beautiful clean white sand beach. From the boardwalk you can see surfers and large ships coming into the Chesapeake.

Thank Sealife1960
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Boardwalk was in great condition and was decorated for the upcoming Xmas drive on the boardwalk. Great walking and biking paths and restaurants all alone the boardwalk.

Thank William F
Reviewed 6 days ago

3 miles of pleasure and a way to keep in shape as it is concrete and the extra space next to it accomodates bikes, 1,2,3,4,5,6 people as well as skateboards and any other vechile.

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A wide boardwalk and it’s about 3 miles from one end to another and you don’t have to get your feet wet or full of sand. It was decorated with light during the end of November to the end of January. Fishing pier is nice...More

Thank Oneseasontraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was nice. Except for all the homeless on the benches on the boardwalk . There were more this year than last year . We were approached by one wanting money.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Virginia Beach boardwalk is a up and coming spot for locals and visitors alike! The summer months are paced with activities and people that flock here from all over! If that that’s like a horror story, try out chix beach instead. It’s a bit less...More

Thank jasonpaulv
Reviewed 1 week ago

For miles the Boardwalk stretches with full view of everything going on at the Virginia Beach oceanfront. It seems there's always something happening. Art shows, volleyball and surfing tournaments, and lots of sun and fun. With all the attractions of a city behind you, enjoy...More

Thank Wcambell
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boardwalk is good all four seasons of the year! Don’t miss the opportunity in the fall or winter…It’s not as crowded during the fall and winter yet many of the locals go there then to enjoy walking, bike riding, Siri writing, and walking Pets....More

Thank winniezpoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boardwalk is clean and lots of locals and vacationers can be seen skating, riding bikes and exercising along the bird walk.

Thank DianaKatty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hurricane prevented us from our original plans so having never been to Virginia Beach we decided to give it a try. It did not disappoint us. Enjoyed people watching and walking the boardwalk. Good enough restaurant choices near by.

Thank Sandra C
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kobusek
November 17, 2018|
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Response from bwcarroll4 | Reviewed this property |
The boardwalk is nice during the Christmas season. There is a light display along a good portion of the boardwalk which allows cars to drive on it for an admission fee. Bars and restaurants are in full swing. Weather is hit... More
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September 24, 2018|
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Response from adammC506OL | Reviewed this property |
I ate ate YNot, an Italian place that had a nice patio and a family had their dog. They even opened the patio for them. I was only there one night but saw lots of patios and lots of people with dogs....
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September 24, 2018|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
Very! We saw tons of cute dogs.
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