It’s a question that has vexed readers and visitors alike since Virginia Beach, Va., was named the nation’s most attractive tourist attraction in 2011.
“What’s interesting about Virginia Beach is that it’s a place where a lot of the names start to come together,” said John R. Rennie, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who specializes in naming concepts.
“They’re all based on a theme or an idea that you like, and that’s a great place to start.”
The names of a number of Virginia Beach attractions include the Virginia Beach Beach Boardwalk, the Virginia Sea Life Center and the Virginia Waterfront Park.
The Beach Boardwalks, which include a water park, a cafe and a boat rental boat, are among the most popular tourist attractions in the state.
The boardwalk was renamed after the Virginia State Police, the official law enforcement agency in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach Boardrooms are also a popular tourist attraction.
In 2012, Virginia Beach’s Boardwalk was named for the boardwalk’s former owner, who died in 2004.
The name change also prompted a response from the state Department of Transportation.
The Virginia Beach Department of Planning and Development and the Boardwalk Department have both said they are looking into the name change.
The Boardwalk is a popular destination for Virginia residents and tourists alike, Rennia said.
Visitors can also take in the waves at the Ocean View Pier, which has a boat dock.
The boat is named for a former mayor of the area, John S. Oates.
He was the first to bring water sports into the city in 1892.
The Ocean View pier also has a water play area and a cafe.
A small restaurant is named after former Virginia Beach mayor Harry L. Smith, whose name is inscribed on the building.
Smith and his family moved to Virginia Beach in the late 1890s.
The Smiths’ restaurant was named after him.
It is now owned by his grandson.
The park’s name is the name of a former beach house, a former amusement park and a restaurant.
“The Beach Board is not a name that I can say, ‘Oh, that’s not a great name,’ ” Rennies said.
“It’s a really interesting name.”
The name “Virginia Beach” is not the only name that has come to represent the beach in Virginia.
The city’s other name, Newport, is the location of several iconic Newport events such as the Newport Folk Festival, the Newport City Fair and the Newport Jazz Festival.
A large section of the city is known as the City of Newport, and many of the famous monuments on the city’s waterfront are named after Newport residents.
The City of Richmond, which includes the city of Newport and parts of Hampton Roads, is also named for Newport residents, including the city Hall, City Hall Square, Newport Riverfront Park and Newport Harbor.
The Richmond City Hall was named in honor of James Richmond, a Confederate general.
The original name of the Richmond waterfront park, which was named “Granville” after the ship that sank it, was the Newport Shoreline Park.
Newport Beach’s most popular attractions are a boat park, cafe, boat rental and the beach.
The most popular name for the citywide waterfront is “Virginia Harbor,” and it was named by the Virginia Board of Supervisors in 2012.
In the past year, there have been several major changes to the names of Virginia beaches.
In 2016, the city renamed a portion of the beach to “The Ocean” after a boat landing site that has been home to a popular beach house.
In 2017, the name “Ocean Beach” was changed to “Ocean View” after Virginia Beach became the first city in the nation to rename its beaches after the names.