Recreational Activities at Regent University

Virgnia BeachFrom theme parks and historical sites to beaches and fishing piers, you and your family will find a wealth of things to do near Regent University. Visit the local zoo, aquarium, or a national wildlife refuge; travel back in time with historical reenactments at Colonial Williamsburg; or enjoy the surf and sun at beaches near Regent University.

Here is a list of recreational activities ranging from harbor tours to beach house rentals, and historical sites to theme parks.


Historical Sites

Cape Henry Lighthouse

Colonial Williamsburg

First Landing State Park


The Old Coast Guard Station

Yorktown Victory Center

Theme, Garden, State, and Animal Parks

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Bush Gardens

Dinosaur Land

Kings Dominion

Mount Trashmore Park: Mount Trashmore Park is a mountain of compacted waste and clean soil. The park’s mountain is 60 feet high and 800 feet long. It also has 165 acres of land filled with lakes, trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and more.

Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Ocean Breeze Waterpark

Virginia Safari Park

Virginia State Parks


Beaches and Water Activities

Hampton Roads Harbor Tours

Norfolk Cruise Terminal: Downtown Norfolk's cruise terminal offers year-round cruising excursions to the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

Oceanfront Cruises

Sandbridge Beach: Sandbridge is fives miles of beautiful sparkling beach. It’s less populated than the Virginia Beach boardwalk and is perfect for family vacations, reunions, and quiet getaways. Beach houses are available for rent at and

Spirit of Norfolk: The Spirit of Norfolk is a cruise line that takes you around the Elizabeth River. Lunch, early dinner, dinner, and moonlight cruises are available with dancing, entertainment, and a beautiful view of downtown Norfolk, the Navy Atlantic Fleet, and more. 



Backlash Sport Fishing

Fin Seeker Sportfishing

Lynnhaven Fishing and Dolphin Watching

Offshore Sport Fishing Charters

Rudee Inlet Charters