Norfolk is host to many cruise ships through out the year. And before you head out to the sea, make sure you explore this historic seaport.
With festival, restaurants, performances and attractions Downtown Norfolk is the perfect spot for a pre or post cruise trip. Stroll around downtown Norfolk or catch a ride on the F.R.E.D, Norfolk’s complimentary shuttle service stopping walking distance from all Norfolk’s downtown attractions.
Make your way through 5,000 years of art history at the Chrysler Museum of Art, one of America's greatest fine arts museums offering a distinguished permanent collection of original works of art.
Set sail aboard the American Rover Cruise ship and enjoy the spacious top decks or relax below in the climate controlled cocktail lounge.
Explore Norfolk by bike, segway or walking on one of many historic guided tours. Each tour is hour to two hours long, and takes you through Downtown and Norfolk's historic neighbor hoods.
Eat your way through Norfolk with a Food Tour of Granby Street. Try four to five restaurants trying the local favorite cuisine at each stop. Upon returning from an afternoon on the soothing seas, take a stroll through Town Point Park, host to over 100 concerts and special events each year.
Then head over to Nauticus, the interactive contemporary museum which uses the natural setting of Norfolk's harbor to showcase global maritime commerce and the world's largest Navy.
Be sure to end the evening with a magnificent performance by the Virginia Ballet Theatre, Virginia Opera, Virginia Stage Company, Virginia Symphony or the Virginia Arts Festival. There is always something happening in Norfolk! Do not forget you can always add the Victoria Hunter House, Moses Myers, Douglas MacArthur Memorial, the d'ART Center or shopping at MacArthur Center. Everything is right downtown!
Last Updated: 7/22/2013 11:01 AM