- 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
Ntelos Wireless Pavilion is a small concert venue with a covered outdoor setting. The Pavilion hosts a variety of musical acts from various genres, and is located near the water, which allows for some nice views.
A water play area, Splash Park is composed of fifteen different interactive elements that spray and drop water. The elements include animals such as a giraffe and a frog as well as other objects like large crayons and an anchor.
Featuring 16 lanes and manual scoring, Victory Lanes Bowling Center provides duckpin bowling for individuals and leagues. The center has a snack bar with food and drinks, a jukebox and arcade game machines.
The Portsmouth City Park offers visitors access to a three-tier boat ramp, a watercraft beach, and a sailboat launch area. Golfers may also enjoy 'The Links', which offers access to a 9-hole golf learning center, a driving range, and a putting course.
Entertaining for all ages, Cloud 9 Trampoline Park offers jumping fun for the entire family. Other activities include dodgeball and fitness programs; and for added enjoyment, there are theme nights when pajamas and 80's gear is worn.
The outdoor recreation area of Oak Grove Lake Park is a simple open access park for the public. It features a children's playground, picnic shelters, an observation platform that can be used for dock-style fishing, and a 1.5 mile hiking trail.
A movie theater featuring 13 auditoriums, Regal Greenbrier Stadium 13 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers mobile ticketing, stadium seating, a game room and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.