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Virginia Water Parks & Swimming Holes

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

It is hot out there, Virginia! The mid-summer weather is sweltering and muggy, leaving many to hide away indoors with the relief of their air conditioning. But of course, that’s far from fun when you want to be outdoors enjoying your summer break. Luckily for you, we have an enjoyably aquatic way to keep cool here in Virginia—water parks and swimming holes.


Moormans River, Crozet, VA: With a meandering hiking trail along several different waterfalls and swimming holes, this is a picturesque location to stay cool and enjoy a swim.
(InnVirginia Lodging: The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm)

Huntington Park, Newport News, VA: Escape the heat of the day with the designated swimming area at this picturesque park.
(InnVirginia Lodging: Boxwood Inn)

Pony Pasture Rapids, Richmond, VA: Dive into the rapids, catch some rays on the boulders in the river, or simply dip your feet into the shallow waters of the shoreline.
(InnVirginia Lodging: Grace Manor Inn, Museum District B&B)



Water Country USA, Williamsburg, VA: Virginia’s largest water park awaits! Enjoy the waves and water of the Surfer’s Bay Wave Pool, the Jet Scream, the Colossal Curl and more.
(InnVirginia Lodging: Bentley Manor Inn, Newport House B&B)

Massanutten WaterPark, Massanutten, VA: Wade in the three-foot waves of White Caps, race your friend down the Rockingham Racer, or surf down “The Pipeline,” the first and biggest FlowRider in Virginia!
(InnVirginia Lodging: Cross House Garden Inn, Stonewall Jackson Inn B&B)

Great Waves Waterpark, Alexandria, VA: With speed slides, tube slides, and body surfing, this waterpark is a fantastic respite from the summer heat.
(InnVirginia Lodging: Manassas Junction Bed & Breakfast, Bennet House Bed & Breakfast)

Water, Water, Everywhere

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The heat in Virginia has already been stifling this summer. What better way to cool off than at a Virginia water park or at a water-themed festival?

Water Country USA, Williamsburg, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include A Boxwood Inn of Williamsburg, A Williamsburg White House, Bentley Manor Inn, Colonial Capital B&B Inn, Magnolia Manor, Newport House B&B, Liberty Rose B&B Inn, and The William Miller House.)

Ocean Breeze Waterpark, V
irginia Beach, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include Barclay Cottage B&B, Beach Spa B&B, Page House Inn, Magnolia House Inn, Cape Charles House, and A Williamsburg White House.)

Waterworks at Kings Dominion, Doswell, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include, Grace Manor Inn, Maury Place at Monument, and Kensington B&B.)

SplashDown Waterpark, Manassas, VA
(Nearby BBAV inns include Manassas Junction B&B and Bennett House B&B)

Great Waves, Alexandria, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include Foster Harris House, Middleton Inn, and South Court Inn B&B.)

Randolph Waterpark, Dublin, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include Rockwood Manor Inn, Clay Corner Inn, Beliveau Estate, The Oaks Victorian Inn, Huffman House at Creekside Farm, Inn at Riverbend, and Trinkle Mansion.)

Splash Valley Water Park, Roanoke, VA
(Nearby BBAV inns include the King George Inn, the Inn on Campbell, Serenity’s Inn! Romantic Cottages, Beliveau Estate, Stoneridge B&B, 1868 Magnolia House Inn, and Wolf Creek Farm.)


August 31-September 1 – Beach Party, Abingdon, VA (Nearby BBAV inns include Shepherd’s Joy, Summerfield Inn, and Inn on Town Creek.)

August 17 – Beach Bash, Virginia Beach(Nearby BBAV inns include Barclay Cottage B&B, Beach Spa B&B, Page House Inn, Magnolia House Inn, and Cape Charles House.)

August 20-26, 50th East Coast Surfing Championships, Virginia Beach (Nearby BBAV inns include Barclay Cottage B&B, Beach Spa B&B, Page House Inn, Magnolia House Inn, and Cape Charles House.)

Looking for a B&B that wasn’t included above? Search through our entire list of BBAV member inns here.


By Tara Stoll