You won't want to miss the tourism opportunities in Norfolk. It is a breathtaking city, boasting 144 miles of shoreline. Norfolk is the heart of the Virginia Waterfront, and there is something to do for everyone.
Here are some ideas to get your started planning your trip:
Take a tour of the Elizabeth River Harbor on a Majestic Tall Ship
Walk through the Norfolk Botanical Garden
Watch world-renowned artists blow glass at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio
For the History Buffs:
Norfolk is home to the World's largest Naval base - Take a tour of the USS Wisconsin.
Visit the MacArthur Memorial
Walk the Cannonball Trail
Take a drive to Colonial Williamsburg only 47 miles away.
Music lovers will be interested to know that Rolling Stone magazine readers recently voted the NorVa, located in downtown Norfolk, as the number one "Venue that Rocks the hardest".
The hip, historic Ghent district just a few minutes from downtown has antique shops and coffee houses galore.
Consider combining your trip with a beach vacation:
Virginia Beach 15 miles
Duck, NC (outer banks) 75 miles
Ocean City, MD 140 miles - get to cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
Myrtle Beach, SC 352 miles
Mileage to major cities:
Washington DC 193 miles
Richmond 93 miles
Baltimore 238 miles
Philadelphia 267 miles
New York City 356 miles
Charlotte 328 miles