Norfolk Vacations

5 miles (8 kilometers) to the west of Norfolk - Virginia Beach, is Norfolk, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. A popular spot for visitors, Norfolk is approximately 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Norfolk International Airport.

Norfolk is near many of Norfolk - Virginia Beach’s more popular attractions. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Moses Myers House and the incredible Chrysler Hall. Two other great attractions that are close by Norfolk are MacArthur Center and Norva Theater.

To really get a feel for Norfolk - Virginia Beach, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Step inside the many inspiring exhibit spaces such as D'Art Center, the Nauticus National Maritime Center and the Children's Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth. See a few of the exciting live performances at the Harrison Opera House and Wells Theater. Head to the Chrysler Museum of Art, to get your fix of art.

Looking for things to amuse the kids? Take them to the various child-friendly destinations in the area. You should not miss out on the incredible animal experiences at Virginia Zoo.

There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Keen gardeners love to hang out in places like the Town Point Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and well-tended gardens.

Norfolk - Virginia Beach offers those who are visiting a fascinating variety of places of interest. As you are planning your stay, allow plenty of time to visit as many of them as you can. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots like the Waterside Festival Marketplace.

Nearby Norfolk Scope is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying ice hockey, and to see local legends, the Norfolk Admirals, in all their glory. Be sure to wear blue, red, gold, black and white, the colors of the Norfolk Admirals.

At the end of a long day taking in the sights around Norfolk, stay the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, the Norfolk Plaza Hotel, and the popular Norfolk Waterside Marriott.

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