Interesting attractions near Virginia Beach, Virginia, as of 2015, include the First Landing State Park, the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, the Old Coast Guard Station Museum and the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse.
Virginia Beach features many state parks, protected beaches and historic sites. The city also yearly hosts the East Coast Surfing Championships and the North American Sand Soccer Championship. It was named in the "Guinness Book of World Records" as home to the longest pleasure beach in the world. Virginia Beach is situated on the Atlantic Ocean near Chesapeake Bay, and it is the most populated city in Virginia.