If you think you'll be bored in Hampton Roads, try a few of these:
American Rover. Sightseeing and party cruises on a tall ship. Narrated sailings and dinner cruises daily, rain or shine. Cruising mid-April through late October. Reservations encouraged. Waterside, downtown Norfolk. 757-627-7245. americanrover.com.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg. European-themed adventure park with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions in nine recreated European hamlets, plus a children's area and summer concert series. Single-day tickets: $72 adults, $62 ages 3-9, children 2 and under free. Parking $14. Multi-day and season passes available. Exit 243-A off Interstate 64 near Williamsburg. 800-343-7946.buschgardens.com/bgw.
Go Ape. Opened in 2012, the treetop obstacle course incorporates Tarzan swings and zip lines. $55 for adults, $35 for children. Reservations are recommended. Open March through Dec. 12. Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg. 888-520-7322. Goape.com.
Go-Karts Plus. Go-carts, bumper cars, blaster boats, video arcade, Kiddieland, miniature golf and picnic area. Free admission and parking. Pay as you ride. Discount books available. 6910 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. 757-564-7600. gokartsplus.com.
Hampton Carousel. Renovated 1920s merry-go-round. $2 a ride. Discounts available. Hours vary, so call ahead or check the website. Next to the Virginia Air & Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton. 757-727-0900. vasc.org/visitvasc/carousel.html.
Miss Hampton II. Narrated harbor cruises, with views of Naval Station Norfolk and Fort Wool. $25.00 for adults, $14.00 for children ages 6 to 12. Call ahead for times and reservations. Pier at Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruises, 710 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton. 757-722-9102. misshamptoncruises.com.
Motor World. Go-kart tracks, kiddie bumper boats, paintball, rides and two 18-hole miniature golf courses. Open daily 10 a.m. to dark, March 1 through September; open until midnight Memorial Day to Labor Day; open weekends year-round, weather permitting. Pay as you go. 700 S. Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach. 757-422-6419. vbmotorworld.com.
Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Wave pool, 16 water slides and children's area. Hours vary May through September. Adult admission $32.99, ages 3-9, $24.99. Season passes available. 849 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach. 757-422-4444. oceanbreezewaterpark.com.
King's Dominion. Theme park with more than 200 rides, shows and attractions. Tickets: $54 for adults, $41 for children. Web and advance-purchase discounts. Multiday and season passes available. New attraction Dinosaurs Alive! requires separate $5 ticket. Parking costs $15. Located 20 miles north of Richmond, Exit 98 off Interstate 95. 804-876-5000. kingsdominion.com.
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Two 18-hole miniature courses. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily during summer. Call for hours before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. $8.95 for adults, $8.50 for children. 2001 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg. 757-259-4600. piratescove.net/williamsburg.
Play A Round Golf and Games. Three 18-hole miniature courses, video arcade, birthday parties and snack bar. Hours vary by season. 10814 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. 591-2800. Playaroundgolfandgames.com.
Rebounderz. The 35,000-square-foot indoor trampoline arena incorporates jumpers with rebounding floors and angled rebounding side walls, as well as an arcade. Offers birthday parties, summer camps and dodgeball tournaments. 12650 Patrick Henry Drive, Newport News. 757-468-5867. Rebounderznewportnews.com.
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum and 4-D Theater. Over 300 exhibits, a spinning Vortex Tunnel and a 4-D Theater. $16.99 for adults, $12.99 for children. 1735 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. 757-220-9220. Ripleys.com/williamsburg.
Spirit of Norfolk. Sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises. Group rates available. Waterside, downtown Norfolk. 866-304-2469. Spiritcruises.com/norfolk.
The Schooner Alliance. Sailing cruises aboard a 105-foot gaff-rigged schooner. Daily sails from April to November. $35 adults, $18 for children. Children's discounts are not available on sunset cruises. Group charter packages available. Leaves from Riverwalk Landing Pier, Yorktown. sailyorktown.com.
Water Country USA. Theme park with climate-controlled pools and children's areas. Single-day tickets: $50 ages 10 and up, $43 ages 3-9, children 2 and under free. Parking $15. Multiday and season passes available. Online discounts available. Route 199 West, Exit 242-B off Interstate 64 near Williamsburg. 800-343-7946. watercountryusa.com.