Activities & Things To Do In Virginia

Below you will find a neatly organized list of interesting activities and things to do in Virginia.  Foodies, adrenaline junkies, sports fanatics, tinkerers, or those looking for something a little more laid back are sure to find an activity here that will suit their tastes.  There are many interesting things to do in Virginia ranging from the tame to the extreme!

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Wallops Island Space Center

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Watch a Rocket Launch – Click for more details.

If your looking for something inexpensive to do that’s interesting too, then try a visit to NASA’s Wallop Island Space Center, its free! Its also located in close proximity to the beach so take a beach towel and fishing rod and when youre finished your visit here you can finish out the rest of your day either surf fishing, or picking up seashells on the beach. The center offers workshops and other activities and if you time your visit just right you can watch a real life rocket launch up close and personal. Ive also heard that NASA is soliciting tea servers and farmers to go to Mars so if your interested in the trip of a life time sign up while your there and send us a postcard when you get reach the red planet.

See the website for more details about workshops, directions, schedule and free trips to Mars.

 World Famous Chili

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Got the Munchies? Try a bowl of Bens Chili. Click for more details.

Celebrities such as Bill Crosby, Larry King, Mary Blige and even Larry the Cable Guy has been known to fly into DC just to get a bowl of Bens Chili.  But despite all of the fan fair the atmosphere and dress is casual, the clientele is comprised of locals to celebrities.  The menu price is varied and the prices are extremely reasonable.  Finding a place to park might be the biggest challenge of this particular activity but it will be worth the effort.

Take a look at Bens website for hours and a complete menu.

All You Can Eat Brazilian Grill

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All You Can Eat in Virginia – Click for more details.

A trip to a Brazilian Steakhouse can be a truly amazing thing.  Premium cuts of beef, pork and poultry are cooked by traditional methods, on skewers over an open fire, basically the same way that south American cowboys or “Gauchos” used to do.  Fresh cooked meats right off the grill and cooked to perfection are brought to your table and carved right in front of you.  And they keep bringing more until your finished eating.  So you get to try a lot of different cuts and dishes this way.  So no matter how extreme your particular case of the munches may be, a trip to a Brazilian steakhouse will send you home happy and well fed.

Refer to their website for more details such as locations, menu and hours of operation.