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The oceanside community of Virginia Beach is an idyllic setting for a leisurely bike adventure. This Virginia Beach bike ride is a self-guided tour to many of the city’s favorite breweries, historical landmarks, and great local eateries. Pack your backpack, hop on a bike, and get ready for a great day!

About the Virginia Beach Bike Ride

The total distance of this self-guided tour is 31 miles. Biking 31 miles at a casual pace will take about 2 hours and 40 minutes of active ride time.

If you don’t want to ride that far, then you can just do part of the tour.

What You’ll See

The Boardwalk

You’ll start this Virginia Beach bike ride at the boardwalk. Walk your bike along the boardwalk and breathe in the ocean air.

Farm-to-Table Dining in an Historic Setting

Next, ride to Becca restaurant. Becca is a modern farm-to-table experience with an enchanting ambiance. Becca is inside of the Cavalier Hotel which was established in 1927 and recently restored.

Lighthouse at First Landing

From Becca, take a ride out to the lighthouse at First Landing. This scenic spot gets its name because it is where the first ships carrying English settlers to America made landfall in 1607.

The Cape Henry lighthouse located at First Landing was authorized by none other than George Washington! You can go to the top of the lighthouse for a great view.

Image Credit: Visit Virginia Beach

Chesapeake Bay Beach

Next up? Take a break on the sands of Chesapeake Bay Beach. You can go for a swim or just kick back and relax.

Commonwealth Brewing

Cool off with a craft beverage at Commonwealth Brewing. The casual beachy atmosphere is a perfect mid-day reprieve.

Fresh Seafood at the Marina

Watch the boats come in at the marina while you enjoy the catch of the day at one of several local seafood joints.

End with a Refreshing Treat

Green Cat is a juice bar and market where you’ll find plenty of refreshing, healthy treats to end the day.


This tour is brought to you by Visit Virginia Beach.


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