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Violet Bank Drive - Things to Know Before Visiting

Violet Bank Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, USA

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About Violet Bank Drive

Violet Bank is a historic plantation house and museum in Colonial Heights, Virginia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today the home is a superb example of Federal design and American interior decorative arts. The museum interprets the period from 1815 to 1873 and displays a wide array of Civil War era artifacts.


Attractions Near Violet Bank Drive

Mount Trashmore Park
Mount Trashmore Park3.84km from Violet Bank Drive

Mount Trashmore Park is a 165-acre urban park in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The park was created in 1974 on top of two man-made hills made from landfill material which are now covered in grass and trees. Since its opening, it is the most visited park in Virginia Beach, with over one million visitors a year.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center15.23km from Violet Bank Drive

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is an aquarium located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The two main exhibit buildings of the aquarium are the Bay and Ocean Pavilion and the Marsh Pavilion. The two are connected by a one-third mile outdoor nature trail running alongside Owls Creek Salt Marsh. Together the two buildings are home to more than 12,000 animals representing over 700 species.

First Landing State Park
First Landing State Park16.46km from Violet Bank Drive

First Landing State Park is located on Cape Henry in North Virginia Beach. This 2,888-acre park offers a wide range of activities for visitors. You can go swimming, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or enjoy a picnic when you visit First Landing.

Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach Boardwalk16.68km from Violet Bank Drive

The Virginia Beach Boardwalk, at the Oceanfront, is a 28-feet wide marvel that stretches three miles from 2nd to 40th Street and features a separate bike path, ideal for strolling, rollerblading and biking.

Military Aviation Museum
Military Aviation Museum17.96km from Violet Bank Drive

The Military Aviation Museum is home to one of the largest private collections of World War I and World War II-era military aircraft in the world.

Cape Henry Lighthouse
Cape Henry Lighthouse18.71km from Violet Bank Drive

The Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1792. It started to crack in 1870 and was replaced with the new Cape Henry Lighthouse only 357 feet away, which is an active aid to navigation and operated by the U.S. Coast Guard. Today two lighthouses stand at Cape Henry, guardians to the gateway of the Chesapeake Bay.

Where is Violet Bank Drive

Discover More Attractions in Chesterfield County, Where Violet Bank Drive Is Located

Chesterfield County
Chesterfield County
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A county located just south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the fourth-most populous county in Virginia. Blessed with natural beauty and so many historic places.

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