Popular destinations in this area include Virginia Beach
-- with miles of beaches, amusement park, water park, and other attractions -- and Colonial Williamsburg
, where history comes to life thanks to life actors and volunteers who dress in period costumes and evoke the days of the Revolutionary period in America. Families visiting Colonial Williamsburg can also have fun at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park.
, meanwhile, is a great place for white-water rafting. And Washington DC, of course, is a top spot for sightseeing including the free Smithsonian museums.
- Read about these and more family vacation ideas in these Mid-Atlantic states.
(New York State
-- sometimes called "mid-Atlantic"-- have separate pages.)
- continue to the Southeast US