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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.

Best Restaurants Near ODU

16 August 2022
Mouthwatering cuisine can be found throughout all of Norfolk’s diverse neighborhoods. While Downtown and historic Ghent may be well known for great eats, the restaurants around Old Dominion University (ODU) stand out on their own as delicious options. Whether you’re a current…
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5 Reasons to Road Trip to Norfolk, VA

16 August 2022
Road trips provide perfect opportunities to create timeless memories by piling everyone into the car and hitting the road for some fun. Norfolk will easily check off all the “must-haves” your group is looking for in a destination: beach days for the…
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Norfolk Bookstores

15 August 2022
It’s always the perfect time of year to dive into a great book, and Norfolk has local bookstores for every type of reader. Perhaps you’re heading to Ocean View and in search of your next great beach read. Maybe you’re here on business and need a fascinating novel to unwind after a…
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Eco-Friendly Attractions in Norfolk

11 August 2022
Whether you’re aiming to reduce your carbon footprint as you travel or interested in supporting eco-friendly businesses, there are many reasons to keep sustainability at the forefront these days. The City of Norfolk’s Environmental Sustainability and…
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Family Getaway to Norfolk, VA

08 August 2022
In need of a family-friendly getaway? Look no further. Norfolk is the perfect place for you and the kids to explore, learn, seek adventure and make some unforgettable memories together. Explore and Inspire Virginia Zoo Giraffes, zebras and tigers, oh my! Learn…
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Recently Opened in Norfolk

08 August 2022
Since Norfolk is always evolving and changing, we want to make sure you don’t miss out on all the new talented chefs, baristas, boutique owners or pitmasters opening up businesses. Whether it’s trying an innovative dish or buying a new outfit, we’re always excited to try…
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News

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

37 Amazing Amtrak Routes You Can Take Across North America

20 July 2022Learn More

58 VA Restaurants Earn 2022 Wine Spectator Awards

13 July 2022Learn More

Wander Around Neon and Mermaids in This East Coast Waterfront City

13 July 2022Learn More

19 Best Things to Do in Norfolk for Couples

12 July 2022Learn More

11 Quick One-Tank Family Road Trips

30 June 2022Learn More

Historic Ships You Can Visit This Summer

23 June 2022Learn More

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: Sports Edition

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Full Steam Ahead

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Sips and Giggles

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Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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Virginia International Tattoo

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Historic Garden Week

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Plaids and Stripes

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Out on the Coast

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Finer Things In Life

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Explore the Bay

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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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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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Norfolk Harborfest

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Bands and Battleships

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Must Seas: History Edition

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Must Seas: Being on the Water Edition

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Must Seas: Arts & Entertainment Edition

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Must Seas: Staycation Edition

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Must Seas: Group Tour Edition

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Must Seas: Vacation Edition

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Norfolk Coloring Sheet

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Must Seas: Family Time Edition

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Must Seas: Perfect Dates Edition

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Must Seas: Cuisine & Cocktails Edition

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Must Seas: Multicultural Edition

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Must Seas: Shopping Edition

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Must Seas: LGBTQ+ Edition

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Must Seas: Outdoor Recreation Edition

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Must Seas: Nightlife Edition

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Must Seas: Quick Getaway Edition

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City Guide

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