Transport Attractions in Virginia with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Old Dominion State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Virginia!

Virginia has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Virginia

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Rudee Tours Cruises

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    Virginia Beach

    Dolphin watching cruises, sunset cruises and wildlife cruises (including whale watching!)...all with Virginia Beach's Ridee Tours. Take the family on a very special family day out off the Virginia ...

  • Spirit of Norfolk Cruises

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    Norfolk

    Enjoy a range of lunch and dinner cruises, sightseeing cruises and speciality cruises around the spectacular Norfolk waterfront!

  • Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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    Norfolk

    Cruise the waters of Hampton Roads Harbor and the Elizabeth River with these fascinating cruises on the Victory Rover

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  • Twincreeks Llama Trekking

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    Browntown

    A fun an unusual experience as you take the family out to trek with llamas! Head out into the Virginia wilderness and enjoy the local wildlife as the whole family enjoys this fun day out activity!

  • American Rover Sailing Cruises

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    Norfolk

    Venture into the smooth waters of Hampton Roads' historical harbor and rich maritime heritage. Day and evening cruises showcase the best of America's greatest seaport. Sail majestically by giant ...

  • York River Charters

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    Yorktown

    Charter Boat Fishing and Sightseeing on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay convenient to Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, and Gloucester, VA.

  • Bay Country Kayaking

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    Williamsburg

    Enjoy fun kayaking tours with Bay Country Kayaking - a family owned and operated kayak eco-tour company offering guided, narrated tours within Virginia - and fun for the whole family!

  • Kayak Nature Tours

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    Virginia Beach

    Amazing kayak tours all around the Virginia Beach area - great for kids aged 3 and up!

  • RVA Trolley Tours

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    Richmond

    History tours, plantation tours, and more on these iconic Richmond Trollies. A great way to see the city! Perfect for the family

  • Segway Of Richmond Tours

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    Richmond

    Families with kids over 14 years can see Richmond in a whole new light - on a Segway! A fun way to see a city!

  • Beaverdam Park

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    Gloucester

    Gloucester's largest park (1340 acres) is located in the central part of the county and surrounds a 635-acre lake. Beaverdam Park is open 7 days a week year-round and only closes on Christmas Day and ...

  • Maymont

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    Richmond

    Maymont is home to many native Virginia animals including mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish. Hundreds of animals, representing more than 100 species, reside within Maymont's groundsat the ...

  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park

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    Huddleston

    In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, camping, picnicking, a visitor center ...

  • Lake Anna State Park

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    Spotsylvania

    Kids can learn from experts about panning for gold, and enjoy boating, fishing and seasonal swimming, as well as trails to enjoy!

  • Pocahontas State Park

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    Chesterfield

    A beautiful Virginia State Park with outdoor fun - with hiking, camping, boating and picnicking. Even an aquatic center!

  • First Landing State Park

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    Virginia Beach

    Visit the site of that infamous first landing of the colonists in 1607 - also Virginia's most visited state park!

  • Mount Trashmore Park

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    Virginia Beach

    An environmentally friendly park with playgrounds and a skate park, that was created on a former land fill site! A popular Virginia Beach attraction for all ages!

  • Grommet Island Park

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    Virginia Beach

    A beautiful outdoor beach playground in Virginia with 100% accessible oceanfront park!

  • Big Walker Lookout

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    Wytheville

    The oldest privately owned scenic attraction in Virginia, this spot gives you one of the most amazing views of the Appalachian Mountains you will ever see!

  • Norfolk Botanical Garden

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    Norfolk

    A beautiful and colourful 155-acres with thousands of plants of display, as well as a number of diverse gardens, including a children's garden

  • Great Bridge Lock Park

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    Chesapeake

    A 19 acre park surrounded by a canal and river, with playground and picnics too. A great spot in nature in Chesapeake

  • Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

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    Suffolk

    Visit the largest intact remains of an incredible habitat that once covered over 1 million acres. Hiking, biking, wildlife, fishing and amazing Virginia wilderness!

  • Northwest River Park

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    Chesapeake

    A beautiful 763 acre park and campground in Chesapeake, with year round nature fun including hiking, fishing and boating!

  • Chesapeake City Park

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    Chesapeake

    90 acres of nature for families, with open space and reforested pine trees. Great park space within the city of Chesapeake, with playgrounds, skate park and activities for all!

  • Chesapeake Arboretum

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    Chesapeake

    Visit 48 acres of nature's classroom at this Chesapeake Arboretum, with gardens, trails, and amazing nature to explore!

  • Upton Hill Regional Park

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    Arlington

    A fun day of outdoor adventure in Arlington, with a fun water park, mini golf, batting cages, walking trails and lots of park fun!

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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    Williamsburg

    Dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, ten main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the ticket to a world-class ...

  • Kings Dominion

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    Doswell

    Get ready for those hair raising thrills at Kings Dominion, with theme park fun AND water fun spills! Over 400 acres of Virginia entertainment awaits you!

  • Central Park Funland

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    Fredericksburg

    Over 20 rides and attractions in this fun indoor/outdoor amusement park, with 7 acres of rides, laser tag, go-karts, mini golf, and more!

  • Atlantic Fun Park

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    Virginia Beach

    A super fun amusement park in Virginia Beach with family fun rides, tasty foods and super awesome games!

  • Great Waves Water Park

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    Alexandria

    Great water park fun for all in Virginia, with slides, waves, and even mini golf! Make a splash!

  • Massanutten Waterpark

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    Massanutten

    A year round indoor waterpark AND seasonal outdoor waterpark in Virginia - great family fun with slides, rivers and a fortress!

  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark

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    Virginia Beach

    A family friendly Caribbean water park in Virginia Beach, with over 30 slides, rides and attractions! Make that SPLASH!

  • Splashdown Waterpark

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    Manassas

    With a 770 foot lazy river, an interactive children's area as well as slides, bubblers and fountains, you certainly will have a SPLASH down in Virginia in this family water park!

  • Water Country USA

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    Williamsburg

    Water fun in Williamsburg with this super cool water park, with interactive river adventures, geysers, and pools all set to a 50s and 60th surf theme! Let's surf safari in Virginia!