Virginia Field Trips
Hands-on, virtual, and on-site learning is one of the many blessings of homeschooling.
Virginia Is for Field Trips!
Looking for field trip ideas for homeschoolers? We’ve got it covered!
Find all kinds of homeschool field trip ideas near you. Field trips, categorized by REGION are listed here, include science centers, museums, aquariums, planetariums, zoos, historic sites, and state and national parks–and more!
If you’d like to share a favorite field trip idea, submit it here. We’d love to add it to this page!
Virginia Regional Map
Virginia Regional Map Legend
Charles City County
Colonial Heights City
New Kent County
Prince George County
Isle of Wight County
James City County
Newport News City
Virginia Beach City
Jump to Region 3
Colonial Beach City
King & Queen County
King George County
King William County
Jump to Region 4
Falls Church City
Prince William County
Jump to Region 5
Buena Vista City
Jump to Region 7
Jump to Region 8
Prince Edward County
South Boston City
Region 1 – Central Virginia
October 1-8, 2022
Berkeley Homeschool Days
During the first week in October, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschool students and their families. Enjoy a guided house tour and learn about eighteenth-century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts, walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River, and make your way through Berkeley’s corn maze.
Picnic tables are available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.
The rate during this exclusive offer is $10 per adult and $6 per student (k-12).
Admission tickets purchased upon arrival.
Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more.
State Capitol Building and Legislative Offices
Note: This museum contains graphic content not appropriate for young children.
Region 2 – Hampton Roads
Education center open to homeschool parents
Sandy Bottom Nature Park
(Formerly Thomas Nelson Community College)
Isle of Wight County
Norfolk NATO Festival (Formerly Norfolk’s International Azalea Festival)
Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises
Naval Base Harbor Cruises & Tours in Norfolk, VA
Virginia Beach Oceanfront Concert Series
(Formerly American Music Festival)
Occurs at multiple locations and at various times. See website for specifics.
Region 4 – Northern Virginia
Region 5 – Valley
Region 6 – Western Virginia
Region 7 – Southwest Virginia
The Virginia Creeper Trail
The Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail is a 34.3-mile rail-to-recreation trail.