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Situated on the Elizabeth River and the Hampton Roads Harbor, this waterfront town has fun activities for the whole family. Portsmouth is not only foot–friendly – it's kid-friendly too! What more could you want from a vacation destination?
With museums galore extending from Olde Towne Portsmouth to the waterfront, you're sure to keep the kids (and you) busy for days. Leap back in time at naval museums like the Naval Shipyard Museum, containing artifacts from the oldest shipyard in America, the Lightship Portsmouth Museum, where you can see how the men of the Lightship service actually lived, and the Virginia War Museum, which houses memorabilia from every war in the nation's history!
The Children's Museum of Virginia is certain to stretch your mind in its 64,000 square-feet of exhibit space while the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's interactive games, activities and simulators will certainly stretch your body.
Look to the 12 Historic Squares of High Street to fulfill all of your dining, shopping and aesthetic needs with a wide variety of dining establishments, specialty stores, charming gardens and art galleries.
Release the front row fanatic within you at the NTELOS Wireless Pavilion. Offering an array of incredible shows and performers in its architecturally striking entertainment venue, one of this waterfront pavilion's greatest assets is the intimacy you will feel from any seat in the house!
Want a new adventure? Catch the Elizabeth River Ferry in Olde Towne and head to Norfolk, another one of Virginia's walkable city destinations.
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