- 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
151 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 52% Off Admission to Military Aviation Museum
1341 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457 MoreLess Info
One of the largest private collections of World War I and World War II military aircraft in the world is housed at the Military Aviation Museum. Most of these planes are still airworthy and are regularly flown throughout the year in museum demonstrations.
A roller and inline skating rink, Smithfield Skate Ltd offers open skating as well as pickup hockey for both kids and adults. The rink is also available for reservations for birthday parties and special events.
89% 9 votes
1733 Indian Creek Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322 MoreLess Info
Located within a 763-acre park, the Northwest River Park Campground is a popular camping location among nature enthusiasts. The campground features 66 campsites and two rental cabins available for use.
82% 11 votes
1213 George Washington Mem Hwy, Ste Bc, Yorktown, VA 23693 MoreLess Info
Offering wine and food pairings, visitors can sample the award-winning blueberry wine at Vintner's Cellar Winery of Yorktown. They often host live music for visitors to enjoy while eating a meal.
Considered to be quiet and family-oriented, the Sandbridge Beach is an alternative to the very busy Virginia Beach. The waves are normally easy and the water is relatively shallow, giving even young children a swimming experience in addition to numerous animal watching activities.
Spread across 208 acres, the Windsor Castle Park serves as a riverside recreation area. There are several hiking trails and a mountain bike trail in addition to opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and picnicking.
The past of Isle of Wight County is chronicled within the Isle of Wight County Museum. Most of the collection centers around the ham, agricultural, and water industries of the area, but there are also prehistoric fossils and Native American artifacts.