- 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
Dream Drive Exotics Hampton Roads MoreLess Info
Participants test their driving skills on a track filled with twists and turns during this autocross experience
84% 864 votes
583 Atlantic Ave., Fort Story, Norfolk, VA 23451 MoreLess Info
The oldest government built lighthouse in the United States is the Cape Henry Lighthouse, which overlooks the Chesapeake Bay. The site is very close to the 'First Landing' location of the Jamestown settlers.
The animals of the Virginia Zoo revolve around popular creatures such as tigers, elephants, lions, bears, and giraffes. They are kept in very natural settings, and visitors can even arrange for behind-the-scenes tours to get closer to the animals.
88% 101 votes
333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510 MoreLess Info
The red tan bark sails is a signature sight of the American Rover Sailing Cruises. The trips depart from Waterside in the heart of downtown and then sail the waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor for both Sunset Cruises and Narrated Harbor Cruises.
For over nine decades the Virginia Symphony has offered classical music performances to the Hampton Roads community. The actual performances of the symphony orchestra are held in a wide range of area venues including the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and Chrysler Hall.