Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, Virginia

Visiting Norfolk, VA

The City of Norfolk, Virginia is the home of the world’s largest Naval base, has miles of sandy Chesapeake Bay beaches, a historic downtown district, a complex of waterfront shops and restaurants, a collection of cruise boats and ferries, and an excellent selection of museums.

Many travelers come to the city to attend conventions and conferences or to board one of the cruise ship cruises that departs from the Half Moone Cruise Terminal, which is located right next to Nauticus. So much of what the city has to offer is concentrated around the Elizabeth River waterfront that it’s easy to fit in some sightseeing.

Things to See and Do


Things to see and do include a visit to Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin, viewing world-class art at the Chrysler Museum (with always free admission and free parking, or maybe taking in a performance at one of the city’s many theaters and concert halls.  During the summer, you can catch a Norfolk Tides minor league baseball game at the waterfront Harbor Park.  

Norfolk Waterfront Marriott  – Great location, right across from Town Point Park and the Elizabeth River.

Courtyard by Marriott Norfolk Downtown – Central downtown location, near MacArthur Center Mall.

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside – Located on the water, adjacent to Waterside and Town Point Park.

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