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Aerial view of charming Norfolk Virginia

Norfolk, Virginia, US

Norfolk, Virginia is a 400-year-old seaport that is home to one of the best maritime schools in the country and one of the most extensive naval bases in the world. A cruise to Norfolk brings guests to a vibrant waterfront full of lively restaurants and shopping districts, along with historic sites and monuments. Maritime enthusiasts will have plenty to explore. Tour USS Wisconsin and get to know this impressive battleship that earned five battle stars during WW II. Nauticus, a nearby maritime discovery center, tells the story of the industry and military with interactive exhibits. Or visit the Naval Station Norfolk and see its impressive buildings and ships. Other attractions include the Chrysler Museum of Art, an attractive museum with more than 30,000 works. The Norfolk Botanical Garden offers a respite for nature-lovers with walking paths and trams that wind through various types of lavish gardens. Just a 25-minute drive from Norfolk lies Virginia Beach, a large public beach with a boardwalk, restaurants and endearing atmosphere.

Top Things To Do in Norfolk, Virginia

1 USS Wisconsin at Nauticus Explore the decks of the USS Wisconsin and learn the battleship’s fascinating history at the Nauticus center.
2 Virginia Beach Have a perfect day at this lively beach boardwalk that features restaurants, a lighthouse and an aquarium.


Norfolk Botanical Garden Take the tram or boat through gorgeous gardens of all types, arboretums, and wildflower meadows.