Being On The Water

Norfolk, VA is a friendly, modern port city nestled where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. It is home to the world’s largest naval station, one of the East Coast’s largest ports, and with rivers, creeks and beaches all around, it should come as no surprise that water is a large part of life in Norfolk.

Yours Truly Picnics

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Local Eats in Ocean View / East Beach

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Harbor Cruises

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Water Sport Rentals

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Learn to Sail

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Marinas

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Fishing

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Virginia CaribFest

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African American History in Norfolk

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Cruise Information

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Our Beaches

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Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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Bayou Bon Vivant

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Things to Do in Ocean View / East Beach

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Events

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

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Norfolk Mac N Cheese Fest

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Town Point Virginia Fall Wine Festival

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The Latest

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

5 Reasons to Visit Ocean View in Autumn

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10 Reasons You Should Travel To Norfolk, VA!

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Our Picks for Best Large Convention Cities in the USA

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Norfolk Getaway: Fantastic Things to Do in Norfolk VA

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Spectacular Things Do To In Norfolk Virginia With Kids

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Virginia Tidewater

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Go There: A Magical Weekend In Norfolk, VA

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Downtown Norfolk Is A Great Place To Live And Work

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Restaurants

You’ve got 600+ indie restaurants in Norfolk to try. Start here.

Willoughby By the Bay

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COVA Brewing Co.

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Waterside Seafood Company

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Willoughby Fish House

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Blue Moon Taphouse

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Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

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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: Being on the Water Edition

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Explore the Bay

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Waterways to Freedom

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City Guide

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