- Our list of the best things to do in Norfolk, Virginia, features the top 172 nearby activities — including 78 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Norfolk, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Norfolk, VA , followed by 144 popular activities in nearby cities, including Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Hampton, Portsmouth, Newport News, Suffolk, Smithfield, Yorktown, Cape Charles and Williamsburg
Held within the fort itself is Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum. It chronicles the military history of the fort, including the restored room where Jefferson Davis was briefly held as a prisoner following the Civil War.
Featuring a nine-lane bowling alley, CineBistro and Score at Peninsula Town Center is an eight-screen movie theater featuring first-run films. The facility offers a bar and lounge, high-back rocking chairs, 3D movies, reserved seating and digital presentation.
Cinema Cafe Hampton is a movie theater and restaurant that serves foods including homemade pizza, chicken sandwiches, appetizers, and alcoholic beverages. The cinema features DTS digital sound and high-back rocking chairs.
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Riverpark Drive at Mercury Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607 MoreLess Info
Huntington Park Beach sits alongside the James River with a small beach, lifeguards, bathroom facilities and a public boat launch that is open all year. A large, updated playground called Fort Fun is also available for younger children.
Open to the public, Huntington Beach is lifeguard monitored beach, providing visitors with a safe environment to go swimming in. The beach also has sand volleyball courts available on a first come, first serve basis.
American military history takes centerstage at the Virginia War Museum. Collections at the museum include weapons, uniforms, personal artifacts, war posters, and more to follow the development of the United States military.
Located on 23 acres, the Hunt Club Farm offers agricultural-based education programs and entertainment. The petting farm also allows visitors to get close and personal with popular farm animals such as goats, ponies, and chickens.