Things To Do In Petersburg

Battleship New Jersey Visit for Two or Four (Up to 51% Off)

Battleship New Jersey

Waterfront South

$37 $18

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Visit a nearly 900 ft. long, 45,000-ton battleship that survived three wars

Four or Eight Personal Training Sessions at Elite Strength and Performance (Up to 69% Off)

Elite Strength and Performance

Ormond Beach

$320 $100

Clients work one-on-one with trainers who motivate them through tailored workouts

Full-Day Boat Rental from Sand Dollar Charters (Up to 40% Off). Four Options Available.

Sand Dollar Charters

Sand Dollar Charters

$300 $179

Motorized boats of varying lengths comfortably accommodate passengers with plush seating as they cruise around the Keys

$39 for Afternoon Entry for One to Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race on Sat., Oct. 4 (Up to $100 Value)

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

Virginia Motorsports Park

$100 $39

This obstacle-filled 5K has runners climbing walls and crawling through mud to reach a beer- and music-filled party at the finish line

One, Three, or Five One-Hour Private Golf Lessons from North Carolina Golf Academy (Up to 56% Off)

North Carolina Golf Academy

Multiple Locations

$95 $47

PGA member and Golf Digest instructor helps golfers perfect their swings and other aspects of their game during one-hour lessons

Fun Ford Weekend or Nite of Fire for Two at Virginia Motorsports Park (Up to 50% Off)

Virginia Motorsports Park

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$50 $25

Enjoy a weekend chock full of racing, a car show, and events celebrating Ford cars or a night of fireworks and flame-throwing-car racing

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The Paragon Marketing Group LLC was created with charity in mind. Under the guidance of founder Scott Johnson, the firm has organized 5K races, football invitationals, and other fundraisers to benefit organizations such as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Today, they continue to dedicate themselves to accomplishing great things through athletic contests and other events, earning mentions in publications from the Virginian-Pilot to Ebony magazine.

136 River St
Chesterfield,
VA
US

The Great Bull Run brings the thrill of Pamplona's historic event to cities across the United States. Modeled after the Running of the Bulls, this one-day event enables participants to race live bulls, keeping one step ahead of the charging animals to finally prove that toes are better for running than hooves. While the historic Pamplona event has had few serious injuries in its 102 years of existence, The Great Bull Run staff takes even more precautions to ensure runners stay smiling from beginning to end. Additionally, the bulls are given the full respect they deserve, and are not antagonized or harmed before, during, or after the run.

Following the race, runners and newcomers can gather together for a good old-fashioned food fight. Tomato Royale arms entrants with juicy fruit that they can fling at each other. Additional post-run activities include an after-party, live entertainment, and games as well as food and beverages.

8018 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg,
VA
US

Riding a flyboard might make adrenaline seekers feel as though they’re inside a prototypical, water-powered Iron Man suit. They take to local waters with their feet strapped into a main board that shoots powerful jets, and their arms control the board’s direction with two stabilizing sprayers. Atop the columns of pressurized water, riders can reach speeds of 18.5 miles per hour and heights of nearly 30 feet, enough to chase down gulls escaping with stolen hot dogs. With skillful manipulations of the stabilizers, boarders can perform spins, flips, and even cuts through the water.

Lake Chesdin Road
Dinwiddie,
VA
US

Film buffs across six states stare wide-eyed at large cinema screens, losing themselves in first-run Hollywood movies and the smell of fresh, buttery kernels within Your Neighborhood Theatre's 17 locations. Though all theaters prioritize comfortable seating, old-fashioned friendly service, and high-stakes preshow trivia slideshows, each location encompasses its own distinct charm, be it through arthouse décor, 3-D screens, or Rhode Island's vintage 1950's drive-in setting.

1 Freeport Village Station
Freeport,
ME
US

Eco Trek Adventures LLC rents out kayaks and canoes on a daily basis, with plans to add standup paddleboards to the fleet soon. But its staff also leads special expeditions on the Appomattox River and Lake Chesdin, including Midnight Paddles and watching fireworks from the water on the Fourth of July.

PO Box 1007
Petersburg,
VA
US

Swaders Sports Park fuels friendly competition between friends and family members with an endless series of sports and gaming opportunities. Guests jump into one of four different go-karts and zip around two tracks or guide golf balls past challenging obstacles and serene water features?such as waterfalls, streams, and nymphs holding water guns?on two 18-hole mini-golf courses. Golfers can also head to the driving range or smack a different kind of ball in the batting cages.

Inside the facility, a whirring collection of lights and sirens ricochet off the walls from more than 70 arcade games. A multilevel laser-tag arena conceals players behind towering glow-in-the-dark obstacles, and the Route 66 bowling alley allows guests to bowl on highway-themed lanes without the risk of potholes that comes from playing on regular highways.

4725 Whitehill Blvd
Prince George,
VA
US