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PLAN YOUR VACATION

Whether this is your first time planning a vacation to Norfolk or your tenth time,  we are here to help you with ideas, itineraries and guides to make sure you make the most out of your time off in Norfolk. 

Bikeable Norfolk

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Water Sport Rentals

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Wine and Wineries

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Brew Norfolk

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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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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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Performing Arts

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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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Coffee and Desserts

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Yours Truly Picnics

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Cruise Information

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Virginia International Tattoo Itinerary

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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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Norfolk Tour Company

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Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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Our Beaches

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Weekend Away

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Golf Courses

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Museums

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Open Late

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African American History in Norfolk

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Admirals Hockey

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Mermaid Factory

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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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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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WHY NORFOLK?

10 Reasons You Should Travel to Norfolk, VA

Everyone deserves a getaway! We decided to help you out and give you 10 reasons why you should spend those hard-earned vacation days in Norfolk, VA!
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5 Reasons to Road Trip to Norfolk

Creating timeless memories has required a little more creativity and thought lately and what better way to make those memories than by piling everyone into the car for a good ole classic road trip.
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Most Instagram-able Spots in Norfolk

Fill your camera with mermaids or beautiful waterfront views. These 15 spots are to help you get inspired and bring out the photographer in you!
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Events

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

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Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal

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Girl’s Night Out

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Reaver Beavers – All Female Improv Show @ Reaver NFK

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Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

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Crafted Monthly Makers Market

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Community Market on Monarch

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Yappy Hour

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The Latest

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

Haunted Norfolk

Norfolk traces its tales back to the early 17th century, soon after the first English settlers arrived in the new world. Since then…
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International Women’s Day: 13 Female Leaders Making Moves in the southeast

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Best Holiday Light Displays Across the U.S.

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Where to Go and What to Drink in an Emerging Virginia Wine Region

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VisitNorfolk Unveils Remodeled Visitor Center

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8 Great Rooftop Bars For All Seasons

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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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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: Vacation 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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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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City Guide

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