our neighborhoods

Chelsea

Chelsea is one of the most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods in the city, with the celebrated Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) passing through the center.

Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Performing Arts

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Wine and Wineries

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Outdoor Dining

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Weekend Away

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Sports in Norfolk

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Museums

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Open Late

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Brew Norfolk

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Live Music

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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History in Norfolk

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Outdoor Firepits

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Group Packages

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Coffee and Desserts

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Norfolk’s Chelsea neighborhood.

The Ultimate Guide to Seafood in Norfolk

From the Chesapeake Bay to the Elizabeth River, Norfolk is surrounded by water; we have…
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Your Complete Norfolk, VA Spring Bucket List

Spring in Norfolk is a downright magical time. Trees throughout the city are…
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Breweries in Norfolk

Breweries have become beloved neighborhood pubs, and lucky for us, Norfolk’s brewery scene has taken off! With multiple…
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Ways to Make Summer Last in Norfolk

It happens every year. One minute, you’re stretched out on an Ocean View beach reapplying…
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Best Ways to Get Around Norfolk

You may already be familiar with the many options for traveling to Norfolk. (If you’re not, just check…
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Your Guide to Unique Hotels in Downtown Norfolk, VA

Downtown Norfolk is home to some fantastic hotels, including some with…
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Attractions

Don’t miss these must-see attractions while you’re in Chelsea.

Plum Point Park

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Elizabeth River Trail

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Little Theatre of Norfolk

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Restaurants

They call Norfolk, “The City With Bite.” Find out why by trying a couple of these places while in Chelsea.

The Birch

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Smartmouth Brewing Company

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The Bakehouse at Chelsea

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Grandiflora Wine Garden

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Orapax

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Torch Bistro

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Neighborhood Guide

Norfolk is a unique city made up of bustling neighborhoods that each have their own character and vibe. From historic neighborhoods like Ghent to the urban waterfront of Downtown, Norfolk’s neighborhoods have something for everyone. 

Downtown

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Freemason

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NEON District

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Ghent

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Chelsea

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Park Place / Railroad District

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Riverview

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Larchmont / Lochhaven

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Oceanview

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Military Highway / Airport

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