Getaway to the Heart of Virginia's Waterfront

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    Visit Norfolk!

    With 144 miles of shimmering coastline and a bustling downtown waterfront, Norfolk is a fun, dynamic destination that's easy to love. Wherever you stay, you are just a short distance from dozens of sumptuous chef-owned restaurants, exciting attractions, performing arts and unique meeting venues. Norfolk, the business and cultural heart of the beautiful Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads region, is just minutes from the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean and historic Willliamsburg. If Virginia is for lovers, then you're sure to love Norfolk!
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    Day 1:

    Take this day to explore Norfolk! Take a Segway tour or rent a bike from Go Green Bikes (they drop off and pick up bikes from your hotel!). Walk the cobblestone streets of the Freemason district or find treasures in the antique shops located in the historic, artsy Ghent District. Walk through the nationally renowned Chrysler Museum of Art, take a boat tour through the beautiful Norfolk Botanical Garden. Meet all sorts of exotic animals at the Virginia Zoo or pet a shark at the national maritime museum, NAUTICUS!

    End the day with a delicious meal at one of Norfolk's chef-owned restaurants like Vintage Kitchen, Bodega on Granby, 456 FISH, No Frill Grill, or Press 626 Cafe & Wine Bar. A show at The NorVA, Virginia Opera or Virginia Symphony will perfectly polish off the night before you slip away for much needed rest at Page House Inn, Freemason Inn B&B or Tazewell Hotel.

    Downtown Norfolk

    Day 2:

    Before you depart for another day of fun, pack a basket of cheese, fruit and crackers, as they'll go well with what awaits! Walk or catch the NET, Norfolk's free transportation system, to the downtown waterfront, where there's always something going on.

    Day 3:

    Round out your getaway with another awesome day of play. Learn to sail, take a harbor cruise on the tall ship American Rover or play a round of golf at one of our three beautiful courses!
    This fall getaway was submitted by Visit Norfolk.
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