our neighborhoods

Historic Freemason District

The city’s oldest standing neighborhood, Historic Freemason features beautiful tree-lined cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, historic homes and water views.

Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Museums

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Seafood in the City

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Water Sport Rentals

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Marinas

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Open Late

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Fishing

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Learn to Sail

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Coffee and Desserts

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Shop Like a Local

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History in Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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Sports in Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Brew Norfolk

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Group Packages

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Performing Arts

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Weekend Away

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Wine and Wineries

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk, See what’s on deck in Freemason and plan your visit!

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Exhibit – M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations

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Glassmaking Demo

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Norfolk’s Historic Freemason District.

Norfolk Juneteenth Events

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Best Ways to Social Distance in Norfolk, VA

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Girlfriend Getaway to Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Norfolk Weekend Getaway

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Best Outdoor Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

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Women-Owned Businesses

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Attractions

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

Poplar Hall – Private Residence

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Moses Myers House

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Hunter House Victorian Museum

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Kenmure (William Lamb House) – Private Residence

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First Baptist Church

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Allmand-Archer House | Private Residence

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Virginia Stage Company

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Elizabeth River Trail

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Camp-Hubbard House | Private Residence

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Pagoda Garden Tea House and Gallery

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The Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial

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Wells Theatre

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John Cary Weston House – Private Residence

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Taylor-Whittle House – Private Residence

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Addington-Petty Dickson House | Private Residence

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Trail of Honor

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Restaurants

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

Omar’s Carriage House

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Four Eleven York

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Chocollage

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Virginia Cheese Co.

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Cure Coffeehouse

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Freemason Abbey

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WHERE TO STAY

Have a look see at all the lodgings and accommodations in Norfolk’s Freemason District.

Four Eleven York

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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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