Sea glass is a small, rounded pebble of glass made when a shard of broken glassware tumbles in the ocean for many years until the edges are smooth. Sea glass can come from broken bottles, tableware, or even glass from shipwrecks. Hunting for sea glass on the beach is a fun family activity on your Sandbridge vacation. Here’s what to look for, where to explore, and the best times to get lucky:
This year the American Shore and Beach Preservation Society named Sandbridge Beach one of the Best-Restored Beaches. Sandbridge Beach has been restored four times since 1998, with nearly 7.8 million cubic yards of sand spread over five miles of Sandbridge Beach in that period. For the recent 2013 renourishment project, 2.18 million cubic yards of sand were scattered between Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Dam Neck Naval Facility.
No matter how excited you are to finally be going on vacation, the packing and travelling it involves can cause a lot of stress, especially for those traveling in larger groups or with kids. Fear not! We’ve compiled a list of beach travel hacks to help your Sandbridge vacation get started the right way.
Thinking about bringing your furry friend to Sandbridge? There are plenty of dog-friendly parks, restaurants, beaches, trails, and vacation rentals that welcome dogs. Here is a quick summary on what to keep in mind and where to go if you want to bring your K-9 on vacation to Virginia Beach with you.
Uninterrupted reading time is one of the great pleasures of a vacation at Sandbridge Beach. Whether you’re reading on a balcony, on the beach, in the hammock or listening to an audiobook on the way down, an inspirational, entertaining, or engaging page-turner is a must-have. Finding a good book can be overwhelming, so finding a suggested-reading list can help you narrow down your choices. Here are 10 great beach reads from recent New York Times Best Seller selections:
With summer fun behind us and the excitement of the holidays still weeks away, things can get a little boring at home in the fall. If you’re in need of a boredom-busting adventure, head to Sandbridge Beach. Fall in Sandbridge Beach offers some unique opportunities. Here are some of our favorite fall adventures in Sandbridge Beach.
Autumn is a special time of year at Sandbridge Beach. Summer temperatures give way to cooler fall days and nights, crowds thin, and locals get excited about the prospect of putting on knitwear and, occasionally…socks. Fall is a time for residents to chill, and if you’re visiting Sandbridge Beach in the off-season, you just may find yourself in the flow of relaxed, time-honored fall activities.
Part of the charm of Sandbridge Beach is the quiet setting and neighborly feel. Unlike larger, more touristy locations, the Sandbridge area is inviting and easy to navigate. When you’re looking to satisfy your appetite, visitors understandably prefer to dine where the locals do.
If you’re looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation, Sandbridge Beach has an ideal location. Quiet and peaceful (yet close to the action), this kid-friendly stretch of shoreline is an award-winning and uncrowded haven. Whether you’re looking for a week of uninterrupted peace, an adults-only getaway, or the perfect summer playground, Sandbridge Beach has something for everyone.
There is nothing more exciting than the week before you go on a vacation. You begin to think about all the fun you will have and how relaxing it will be to get away for a whole week. What people don’t always expect is how stressful it can be to make sure you have everything taken care of in preparation for the trip. It’s easy to forget things when you’re scrambling around the day before you leave to make sure everything is good to go. Here are 5 things to double check before leaving on vacation.
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