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Our blog, written and curated by VisitNorfolk staff, connects you to our city through a locals perspective of all the hidden gems, main attractions and the greatest places to devour food.

Ways to Enjoy the Water When Visiting Norfolk

20 June 2024
Summer is the perfect time to make a splash with a visit to Norfolk, one of the world’s great port cities. With the Chesapeake Bay and gorgeous rivers in our backyard and 144 miles of shoreline, you’re never far from the water in Norfolk…
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July 2024 Events Guide

20 June 2024
Norfolk has a great lineup of July events to heat things up! From 4th of July fireworks, festivals and live music to foodie and sports events, there is plenty of fun to be had along the Norfolk waterfront and beyond! Tides Games Ongoing Harbor Park Take the…
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Outdoor Concerts in Norfolk 2024

20 June 2024
Of all the magical combinations in the world, summer and outdoor concerts have to be at the top of the list. Lovers of live music and great weather will have a blast this summer at the following 2024 outdoor concerts in Norfolk, Virginia.  Sunsets on the…
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Waterfront Weddings in Norfolk

20 June 2024
Take advantage of Norfolk’s proximity to the Chesapeake Bay, Elizabeth River and Lafayette River by choosing a backdrop with unprecedented views. These distinct venues will leave guests in awe while leaving you with unforgettable wedding photos.  American…
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Best Outdoor Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

18 June 2024
With an abundance of outdoor activities, Norfolk is the perfect destination to enjoy some sunshine. From exploring our gardens to setting sail along the Chesapeake Bay, there is a variety for you to explore. You won’t want to miss these top…
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Best Ice Cream and Gelato Shops in Norfolk

18 June 2024
There’s no better way to cool down in the hot summer months (or indulge any time of year) than by visiting some ice cream shops. You may already know that the original waffle cone was created right here in Norfolk, but did you also know you can…
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News

Need more trip inspiration? See below for all the top publications that are boasting about Norfolk!

Top 20 Best Cities For Outdoor Recreation

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Norfolk’s Handsome Biscuit competes for bragging rights in online bracket challenge: Best biscuit in the South

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Norfolk among top 5 busiest Amtrak stations in the Southeast

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The economic impact of Princess Cruises port moving from Yorktown to Norfolk

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Hampton Roads businesses ready for busy event weekend, bringing in tourism dollars

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‘A tremendous challenge:’ Work underway in Norfolk to prepare for cruise ship re-routed from Baltimore

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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

Waterways to Freedom

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Must Seas: Outdoor Recreation Edition

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Norfolk Rack Card

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Tales by Rails Guide

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Civil War Sites in Norfolk

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Virginia International Tattoo

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Must Seas: Cuisine & Cocktails Edition

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Must Seas: Quick Getaway Edition

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Must Seas: Nightlife Edition

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Must Seas: LGBTQ+ Edition

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Must Seas: Sports Edition

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Must Seas: Shopping Edition

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Must Seas: Multicultural Edition

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Must Seas: Perfect Dates Edition

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Must Seas: Being on the Water Edition

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Must Seas: Family Time Edition

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Norfolk Coloring Sheet

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Must Seas: Vacation Edition

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Must Seas: Staycation Edition

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Must Seas: Arts & Entertainment Edition

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Must Seas: History Edition

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City Guide

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