OutDoor RECREATION

Whether kayaking, bike riding, playing a round or two of golf, or spending the day at the beach, there’s plenty to do in the great outdoors while in the great city of Norfolk.

Bikeable Norfolk

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Outdoor Firepits

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Our Beaches

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Golf Courses

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Outdoor Dining

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Fishing

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Marinas

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Festivals in Norfolk

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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.

There are no upcoming events, but still plenty to do in Norfolk

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The Latest

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

5 Reasons to Visit Ocean View in Autumn

There’s almost nothing better than visiting Norfolk’s beaches on a hot summer day—except…
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Virginia’s Beaches, Bays and Waterways

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Spectacular Things Do To In Norfolk Virginia With Kids

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Date Night on Colley Avenue

Whether this is your first date or date 100, here are some inspiring ideas for you to make it that much sweeter…
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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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Take the Amtrak to Norfolk, VA

Did you know that Norfolk has an Amtrak station that resides downtown near our baseball stadium, Harbor…
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Doumar’s Cones and Barbecue

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Restaurants

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

Hank’s Filling Station

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Bold Mariner Brewing Company

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Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

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O’Connor Brewing Company

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Benchtop Craft Brewing Company

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80/20 Burger Bar

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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: Outdoor Recreation Edition

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City Guide

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