Virginia Beach is home to a large naval base and a really large civilian population that takes it's boating seriously. Well, who could blame them lying on the southern side of the Chesapeake Sound this is one of the most well-preserved harbors in the world. The area is full of unique tourist attractions and walking history. You will find the Tidewater area not only beautiful but full of genuine Virginia Hospitality. Take a trip on some of their wonderful bridges, eat in the clean downtown restaurants or just rest on the nice surrounding beaches. Any way you look it you will love Virginia.