Fun Virginia bus tours include The Tacky Light Tour, Eastern Shore Harvest Feast and Whale Watch Norfolk Nauticus. These tours, which are available at single, family and group rates, are all-inclusive.
The Tacky Light Tour, offered by James River Transportation, follows a scheduled path through Richmond, Virginia. Residents along the tour route display thousands of holiday lights, along with inflatable props, blow molds, motorized characters and interactive presentations. The Tacky Light Tour has been featured on The Learning Channel and is now famous along the East Coast. Group packages are available, providing a creative alternative to family or office parties.
Starting in Virginia Beach, the Eastern Shore Harvest Feast is a multi-day, all-inclusive tour that samples seafood and wine throughout Chesapeake Bay, Cherrystone's Aqua Farm, King's Creek Marina, Cape Charles and Chatham Vineyards. The tour also includes cheese tastings, a visit to historic Mason Avenue, and lessons on how oysters and clams are cultivated and harvested. Guests also enjoy ocean-front accommodations along the Virginia Beach boardwalk and shoreline.
Virginia Beach's Whale Watch Norfolk Nauticus is an option for a weekend getaway, and also includes visits to the Marine Science Museum, Nauticus Maritime Museum and the USS Wisconsin. The whale-watching tour is a two-hour cruise aboard the Winter Wildlife Boat, complete with an expert to answer questions and give lessons on the life and habitats of humpback whales.