Virginia Beach wins travelers’ choice award for top beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – TripAdviser travelers chose a local beach as one of the best in the U.S.

Virginia Beach was ranked the 19th top beach in the site’s Top 25 Beaches.

A traveler was quoted saying Virginia Beach is “The longest and prettiest beach ever.”

The site says the best time for travelers to visit is May-September.

Siesta Beach in Florida was ranked number one, followed by Ka’anapali Beach in Hawaii, and Saint Pete Beach Florida.

Other recognitions Virginia Beach has received:

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Three Hampton Roads cities rank among the ‘Most Caring Cities in America’

Virginia Beach ranks in America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Virginia Beach rated 5th on the 2016 Best Cities for Families list