- 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
Elizabeth City locals enjoy being entertained at the Gateway Theater. The theater having been refurbished in 2012 presents comfortable seating, state of art film equipment and a full service snack and candy bar.
Fun for the whole family, the Albemarle Bowling Center entertains locals and visitors to Elizabeth City. The bowling alley also features a game room and arcade, billiards, gift shop and concession stand.
78% 110 votes
424 W Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg, VA 23185 MoreLess Info
The Taste of Williamsburg Food Tour allows guests to sample the many cuisines from the local area. During the tours, guests are led on a guided walking tour that stops by numerous historical landmarks on the way to nearby restaurants.
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1735 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 MoreLess Info
Treat your family to a fantastically, unusual day of fun at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Inside, enjoy the 4-D movies, and over 350 exhibits that will startle thrill, and open your eyes to the oddities that can be found in the world around us.
67% 3 votes
Hoffler Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 MoreLess Info
The Elizabeth City State University Planetarium serves to increase awareness of the sciences in the community. The planetarium features a hemispherical dome and seating capacity of 60 for a variety of light and star shows and educational programming.
Serving steak dinners, Mystery Dinner Playhouse offers visitors a murder mystery event with audience interaction. Each actor is presented as a suspect, and visitors are given clues to solve the mystery.
94% 1345 votes
1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927 MoreLess Info
The beautiful red-brick Currituck Beach Light Station is located in Corolla Village, overlooking Currituck Sound. Providing panoramic view, climb its 220 steps, stopping at two landings and the base to view exhibits about the lighthouse. The lighthouse is open from April through November.