Norfolk In The News

8 U.S. Solo Travel Destinations You Probably Haven't Thought Of
This mid-Atlantic destination is often overlooked and ripe for entourage-free exploration. Art enthusiasts will love strolling through the NEON district, a mural-filled neighborhood where you can visit the Glass Wheel Studio, catch a comedy show, or attend an Opera performance. Visit>>

 Men's Fitness
The 10 best fitness-friendly destinations for spring
Considering the largest naval base in the world is stationed in Norfolk, you can bet the city’s infrastructure caters to the fit and fearless. One fitness magnet is the Elizabeth River Trail, a 10.5-mile urban trail, which pumps with cardio life after winter gloom. Visit>>

 Wildlight & Lush
Wall Crawl in Norfolk's Art District
Norfolk’s first official arts district is called the NEON District (NEON standing for New Energy of Norfolk) which pulls inspiration from the “neighborhoods history with the automobile industry as it moves into a new vibrant future”. Visit>>

Nauticus Museum, Norfolk, Virginia – Inspired by Hidden Figures
When people talk about travel destinations on the East Coast, they often overlook Virginia. Thanks to Hidden Figures, Virginia is back on some travelers' radar.  Visit>>

Travel magazine says Norfolk is a top 50 destination in 2017. Here's why.
SNorfolk’s strong military ties make it a magnet for veterans and military families, but there is more to the city than its massive naval base. In a recent article, Travel + Leisure identifies Norfolk as one of the 50 best destinations worldwide, ranking among cities like Honolulu, Jerusalem, and Nashville. Visit>>

 The Charlotte Observer
Norfolk, Virginia: A Navy town worth visiting
Since Norfolk is home to the largest Naval base in the world, it’s natural that “Navy Town” pops into your mind when you thinking of it. In addition to its many nautical attractions, Norfolk offers many things to see and do for visitors to this waterfront city. Visit>>

Café Stella’s Matcha Tea Latte
In Norfolk, Va., Café Stella makes a hot Matcha Tea Latte with green matcha tea, steamed milk and a hint of vanilla. Visit>>

 The Beer Connoisseur
Alter Ego - Smartmouth Brewing Co.
This brew is a shout-out to the alter ego in each of us, beckoning it out of dormancy. Porter Hardy, IV, brewery president, left his career as an attorney to heed the call of his weekend passion, making beer.  Visit>>

 Travel + Leisure
50 Best Places to Travel in 2017
Putting together our annual list of the best places to travel is a process that takes several months—we survey writers based around the world, talk to our A-List travel specialists, and look at the most exciting hotel and restaurant openings.  Visit>>

 DC Refined
Norfolk -- The city proving that southern hospitality is alive and well
I don't know about you guys, but this time of year I get super antsy to travel. Of course, I'd love to pack up and jet off to some warm, sunny Caribbean island or spend a chic getaway in Paris. But timewise (and financially!) that's not always in the cards...  Visit>>

 USA Today
100 places for pumpkin this month
October is here and with it, plenty of pumpkin specials at restaurants and bars across the country. Foodies who love fall can indulge in the season's star ingredient with everything from pizza to pasta and of course, pie.  Visit>>

The port city of Norfolk offers more than meets the eye as a hotbed of local arts culture and a focal point for Virginia’s dynamic culinary scene. On the eve of Hampton Roads Pride, I set out to meet the city beyond the shore. Visit>>

 Epoch Taste
Norfolk, Virginia: A City Rooted in Naval History and Delectable Seafood
NORFOLK, Va.—Back in the colonial days of America, English settlers realized that the Elizabeth River in Virginia could become the lifeblood of a city. Its natural harbor and connection to Chesapeake Bay made it an important hub for trade. Visit>>

 Travel + Leisure 
America’s Most Attractive Cities - No. 14. Norfolk, VA
For those whose type is men or women in uniform, Norfolk, Virginia, is the place to be. The world’s largest navy base and NATO’s Strategic Command headquarters are there, and the Department of Defense is the city’s largest employer. But Norfolk’s officers and admirals have a soft side too, enjoying a booming arts scene a full calendar of festivals—including annual celebrations of Cajun food, jazz, and wine—and coastal Virginia’s best restaurants. Visit>>

 Travel + Leisure 
America's Friendliest Cities - No. 16, Norfolk, VA
Is it downhome charm—or just talking about good food— that makes a city seem welcoming? T+L readers ranked the most affable cities across the land. Visit>>

 Garden & Gun 
The Flavors of Norfolk
There’s more to explore in Norfolk than the 144 miles of majestic shoreline, as travel and food photographer Reema Desai uncovered on a recent trip for Garden & Gun. Visit>>

The essential guide to Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia is an eclectic mix of small town charms and cosmopolitan culture with a food scene that is at once homey and elegant (minus the stuffy atmosphere). Visit>>

 The Boston Globe 
5 great US glass museums
Chrysler Museum of Art - Highlights include a large selection of Tiffany glass, French glass, and an English cameo glass collection. Visit>>

 The Virginian-Pilot 
50 ways to fall in love with Norfolk this summer
It’s happy season in Hampton Roads – summer. Here are 50 ways to ensure you find joy in our sweet city on the water. Visit>>

 Roanoke Times 
The artful new energy of Norfolk
When your city has water views in all directions, you’ve got to get creative to get noticed. Artists in Norfolk have won the challenge... Visit>>

 Travel + Leisure
America’s Favorite Cities – No. 4, Norfolk, VA
Travelers clearly love a waterfront view, and this Virginia city—sitting on both the Elizabeth River and Chesapeake Bay—is loaded with them. Visit>>

 Boston International Travel Examiner
Norfolk Virginia: so much more than military
The art, food, wine and ambience in Norfolk Virginia works. Visit>>

 Champagne Living
Where to find the BEST burgers – East Coast style
Norfolk, Virginia - The Public House, where diners can be sure that anything they order is made fresh in-house, is the first gastropub in the historic Ghent district of Norfolk, Virginia.Visit>>

 The Street
Communications & Power Disaster Relief Vehicle to Debut in Norfolk on Saturday 2 April
IEEE-USA will unveil its communications and power disaster relief vehicle to the public at the Marriott Norfolk (Va.) Waterside Hotel on Saturday, 2 April. Visit>>