CURATED RESOURCES

PLAN YOUR QUICK GETAWAY

Need a night or two away from your mundane living room? Let us make your quick getaway a breeze to plan. Here are all the resources you need to make the most of your mini-vaca!

Virginia International Tattoo Itinerary

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Water Sport Rentals

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Outdoor Dining

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Seafood in the City

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Fishing

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Marinas

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Shop Like a Local

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Learn to Sail

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Harbor Cruises

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Wine and Wineries

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Local Eats in Ocean View / East Beach

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Things to Do in Ocean View / East Beach

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Sports in Norfolk

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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History in Norfolk

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Brew Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Latino Music Festival

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Golf Courses

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Norfolk Greek Festival

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Virginia CaribFest

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Bayou Bon Vivant

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Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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Our Beaches

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Harborfest

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Weekend Away

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Open Late

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Performing Arts

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Pride Fest

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African American History in Norfolk

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Admirals Hockey

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Virginia Zoo

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Live Music

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Museums

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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WHY NORFOLK?

36 Hours in Norfolk and VB

With these 36 hours, you’ll explore the trails of Norfolk and tour the Oceanfront wonders of Virginia Beach, all packed with foodie hot spots, eclectic art and historic sites.
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Downtown Norfolk Itinerary

Downtown Norfolk is the perfect destination for a fun-filled weekend. It’s filled with never-ending historic sites, attractions, the waterfront, tours and endless places to munch and mingle.
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Spring Break in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk is the perfect place for you and your spouse to kick back and relax, while the kids stay entertained with minimal effort on your end.

Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.

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Colley Avenue Summer Concert Series

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Exhibit – The Totality of Time Lusters the Dusk

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Church St. Jazz – Norman Brown

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Reaver Beavers – All Female Improv Show @ Reaver NFK

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After Dark Dance Cruise

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Crafted Monthly Makers Market

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Community Market on Monarch

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Every Brilliant Thing

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The Patriotic Festival

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Exhibit – Hirata Gôyô: The Birth of the Japanese Art Doll

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Oct142022

Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal

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May312022

Wallows

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Nov302022

Yappy Hour

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Girl’s Night Out

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Jun102022

Harborfest Parade of Sail

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in the city.

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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Dining In Norfolk, Virginia: Where American Cuisine Was Born

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Down by the Bay: The Perfect Weekend in Norfolk

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End the summer with these 3 family-friendly road trips

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Museum Exhibition Features the Art of Eric Carle

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Where to Find Live Music in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk’s live music scene is rapidly growing, bringing out local musicians and touring…
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Top 15 Instagram Worthy Places in Norfolk, VA

In Norfolk, photo opportunities are endless. The city is filled with beautiful…
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International Women’s Day: 13 Female Leaders Making Moves in the southeast

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Resources

Hotels

Norfolk offers options for every preference and budget, from downtown high-rise hotels to quaint bed and breakfasts, and everything in between.
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Transportation

Travel to Norfolk by plane, train, car or even by boat! Check out our Transportation page for all the details on getting here, and getting around.
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Visitors Center

As locals ourselves, we will be sure to provide you with the latest and greatest recommendations for the best cuisine, attractions, shopping and tours our city has to offer.
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Guides & Itineraries

Looking for a little help or inspiration? Use Norfolk’s curated city guides and itineraries to get the most out of your time in our city.

Must Seas: Quick Getaway Edition

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Civil War Sites in Norfolk

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Tales by Rails Guide

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Norfolk Rack Card

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Waterways to Freedom

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City Guide

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