- 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
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319 Main St, Smithfield, VA MoreLess Info
Located in downtown Smithfield is an informative site known as the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Visitor Center. Sample itineraries, historic walking tour maps, and information about local attractions, restaurants, and lodging options are freely available.
Smithfield Farmers Market offers many different types of locally grown foods, including produce, meats, and herbs. Various other edibles and handcrafted items are also available. Live music is provided during each market, and pets are welcome.
Situated along Warwick River, Riverview Farm Park features a 30,000-square-foot community playground, a dog park and athletic fields. The park provides two miles of paved trails, sheltered picnic areas, restroom facilities and a skate park.
Smithfield Little Theatre is a community performance group that annually solicits scripts from directors, basing its season on the top selections. A state-of-the art space was built in 2001 to present plays and one act festivals.
Painted Garden Gallery showcases the works of Robbie Younger Perrotti, an artist who works in a number of media. The gallery features a variety of paintings, painted furniture, and a collection of vintage clothing.
91% 247 votes
4005 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 MoreLess Info
The completely natural environment at the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge offers many outdoor activities along Virginia Beach. Visitors are able to fish, bike, and hike within designated segments of the area.