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With 144 miles of shimmering coastline and a bustling downtown waterfront, Norfolk, Virginia is a fun, dynamic destination that’s easy to love. Wherever you stay, you are just a short distance from dozens of sumptuous chef-owned restaurants, exciting attractions and performing arts. Norfolk, the business and cultural heart of the beautiful Hampton Roads region, is just minutes from the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean and historic Williamsburg. If Virginia is for lovers, then you’re sure to love Norfolk. Plan your visit today!

contents festival calendar....................................................... 2 Norfolk.........................................................................................................................................2

Regional Festival Calendar.. ...................................... 6

Chesapeake.................................................................................................................................6 Hampton......................................................................................................................................6 Newport News............................................................................................................................7 Portsmouth.................................................................................................................................8 Virginia Beach............................................................................................................................8

Attractions................................................................ 10 Guided Tours.............................................................................................................................15 Harbor Cruises..........................................................................................................................15 Performing Arts........................................................................................................................16 Sports.........................................................................................................................................19

Regional Attractions................................................. 20 Hampton................................................................................................................................... 20 Newport News......................................................................................................................... 20 Portsmouth.............................................................................................................................. 22 Virginia Beach......................................................................................................................... 22 Williamsburg........................................................................................................................... 24

sample itineraries................................................... 26 Student Tours........................................................................................................................... 27 Day Packages........................................................................................................................... 28

cruise information.................................................. 29 dining guide............................................................... 30 Accommodations.. ..................................................... 34 Performance Venues.. ................................................. 36 Getting Here.................................................................. 38 Information and Contacts........................................ 40 *The Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau has made every possible effort to verify all facts and figures herein. Dates, time and information are subject to change.


festival calendar January Restaurant Week (757) 623-1757 www.downtownnorfolk.org The area’s original restaurant week is in Dow ntow n Nor folk on Granby S t r e e t . S e e w h y do w nt o w n i s t he region’s premier dining destination. Participating rest aurant s w ill of fer a s p e c i a l t h re e - c ou r s e me a l for a special fixed price. Reservations are strongly recommended.

April Virginia Arts Festival April through May (757) 282-2800 www.vafest.com One of the premiere cultural events in the Mid-Atlantic, the Virginia Arts Festival showcases performing artists from around the world. Presenting 80+ performances to guests during its six week run each spring. The Festival's

lineup is dazzling with music, theatre, dance and the spectacle of the Virginia International Tattoo performances. The Virginia Arts Festival is truly an event for all ages.

MAY Norfolk’s International Azalea Festival (757) 282-2801 www.azaleafestival.org When the azaleas are in full bloom, Norfolk rolls out the red carpet to honor the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with a week-long celebration. Events include The Parade of Nations, NATOFest, music festival, art exhibits, Virginia International Tattoo and the coronation of Queen Azalea and her Court. Groups can head off to the Parade of Nations on Saturday morning to see floats, bands and the Azalea Festival Cour t. Other event s for the festival include the Virginia International Tattoo and student performance competition.

Norfolk’s Azalea Festival Music Competition-Student Competition (800) 644-7776 www.usafest.org All grade levels of music students are inv ited to participate in the annual c omp e t it ion du r i ng t he Nor fol k ’s Int er nat iona l A z a le a Fe s t iv a l. The program is designed around the key

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components of every successful music program, adjudication, affirmation, mot i v at ion a nd s t i mu l at ion. B e it a chorus, an orchestra or band, this weekend has it all! Choral and instrumental groups perform on Friday at Chrysler Hall. Marching bands are a vital part of Norfolk International Azalea Festival’s parade on Saturday morning. All musical ensembles will be part of a special awards ceremony held on Saturday before the Virginia International Tattoo at the Scope Arena. For more information please contact Performing Arts Consultants.

Virginia International Tattoo Norfolk Scope (877) 741-ARTS www.vafest.com Presented annually at Norfolk Scope A ren a , t he V i r g i n i a I nt er n at ion a l Tattoo is an exhibition of marching bands, massed pipes and drums, drill teams, g ymnast s, choirs and more. Each year, a cast of over 700 artists from many different countries create an unforgettable spectacle under one roof for a breathtaking performance. This show is the largest show of it s kind in the United States. The Virginia International Tattoo has been elected as one of eight “founding members” of the world’s most prestigious Tattoo society— IATO also known as the International Association of Tattoo Organizers.

Stockley Gardens Arts Festival Stockley Garden (757) 625-6161 www.hope-house.org/arts/stockley-gardens

Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Town Point Park (757) 288-2787 www.festeventsva.org Join in welcoming spring’s newest annual tradition featuring great music, gourmet foods, specialty wines, and samplings of newly released vintages a nd p a s t favor it e s f rom V ir g in ia’s premier wine-makers. Taste some of the regions newest additions at this festival. Guests can purchase a table or individual tickets. All wines presented during the festival can be purchased by the bottle or case.

AFR’AM Fest (757) 639-7054 www.afram-fest.info Started in 1981 this festival has grown to become one of the largest AfricanA m e r ic a n f a m i l y - o r ie n t e d e t h n ic c u lt u r a l c elebr at ion s on t he E a s t Coast. The festival focuses on visual arts, dance, music, literary arts and theater. Town Point Park comes alive with musical entertainment, historical i n f o r m at i o n , f o o d a n d c h i l d r e n’s activities sponsored by Southeastern Virginia Arts Association.

Art, music, food and laughter. Hope House Foundation hosts the sharing of t he se v it a l ac t iv it ie s t hat br ing people in the communit y together. Approximately 150 of the area’s—as well a s t he nat ion’s — f ine s t ar t is t s exhibit a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photography and many others. The money raised at the festival goes directly to the Hope House Foundation.

Virginia Beer Festival Town Point Park (757) 288-2787 www.festeventsva.org For a l l t he beer connoi s seur s let’s celebrate! Raise your glass, stein or mug to the great art of beer! Grab your gang and join us Saturday and Sunday– full of live entertainment, great food and a bev y of beers, microbrews and other libations from over 60 different breweries, domestic and international. Guest can purchase a table or individual tickets.

JUNE Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org Town Point Park is transformed into the big Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival for the hottest and spiciest weekend on the riverfront! The festival has three stages set up playing your favorite Cajun beat. Cajun delicacies are prepared by authentic Louisiana chefs. You can feast on crawfish, jambalaya, gumbo, etoufee, alligator, sausages and beignets. Don’t worr y there are always plent y of ice - cold beverages available to cool you off. In addition to the bands and food there is a multitude of family activ ities such as cooking demon s t r at ion s , e at i ng c ont e s t s , children’s activities and more!

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JULY Harborfest® Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org Ta l l S h ip s a r e c om i ng t o Nor fol k , Virginia! Over 20 Ships from countries around the world including Italy, Brazil, Ecuador, Spain and the Netherlands are invited to Norfolk’s waterfront every year for this spectacular event. Come enjoy this annual outdoor festival at Town Point Park with fireworks, live music and great food. The festival kicks off on Friday with the Parade of Sail, featuring Tall Ships from around the world sailing down the Elizabeth River for a t wo -hour parade. Groups c an meander through the park watching the parade from land, or sail on the Elizabeth River in the parade on one of Norfolk’s many harbor cruises. Come bac k t o Tow n Point Pa rk S at urday night for a grand display of fireworks on the Norfolk waterfront. Tall Ships are open for visitation during certain times for guests to walk aboard the decks and meet sailors from around the world on Saturday and Sunday.

Norfolk’s Latino Festival (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org For the ninth year the sun w ill go down, t he st ars w ill come out, and the largest outdoor dance f loor in Hampt on Road s w ill heat up w ith the hottest salsa, merengue, and guaguancó dancing on the East Coast with live music by loc a l, reg iona l, and nat iona l L at in recording artists!

Norfolk’s Jazz Festival Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org Enjoy the weekend groov ing to the sounds of top-notch jazz entertainment along the Elizabeth River. This is the oldest continuous outdoor Jazz Festival in Hampton Roads and has hosted an impres sive ar ray of t he world’s finest Jazz musicians including Dizzy Gillespie, Kirk Whalum, Spyro Gyra, The Yellowjackets and Take 6. The festival runs Friday and Saturday night. Group combination tickets for both nights are available, for either general admission or reserved seating.

Restaurant Week (757) 623-1757 www.downtownnorfolk.org The area’s original restaurant week is in Downtown Norfolk on Granby Street. S ee why dow nt ow n is t he re g ion’s prem ier d in ing de s t inat ion. Ever y evening participating restaurants will offer a unique three-course meal for a special fixed price. Reservations are strongly recommended.

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OCTOBER

Virginia’s Children’s Festival

Stockley Gardens Arts Festival

Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org C a l l i ng a l l t y k e s! A w hole d a y of activities geared toward children 10 and younger. With more than 50 creative and interactive activities, hands- on work s hop s, e duc at ion a l d i s pl ay s, cultural experience, arts, crafts and more. This is one of Hampton Roads’ most beloved family festivals! Past entertainment has included Dora the Explorer, Spiderman and Blue’s Clues.

Stockley Garden (757) 625-6161 www.hope-house.org/arts/stockley-gardens

SEPTEMBER Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org C o m m e m o r at i n g o n e o f t h e m o s t celebrated of Chinese holidays, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is rich in Asian culture and tradition. Normally celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth luna r mont h in ob s er v a nc e of t he bountiful autumn harvest, the event can also be held at various times during the autumn season. Members of the local Chinese community compare the Mid-Autumn Festival to the American Thanksgiving where families and friends come together to celebrate the bountiful harvest with a plentiful feast.

Sunrise to Sunset Acoustic Music Festival Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org To w n P o i n t P a r k b e c o m e s a n incredible outdoor coffee house and c a fé, of fer ing com for t able shaded s e at ing a re a s, and plent y of room for lawn chairs and blankets. Coffee connoisseurs w ill enjoy free cof fee samples, hosted by seven local coffee houses. In the morning hours guests can purchase food from a continental breakfast menu. In the afternoon gourmet picnic items w ill be available.

Art, music, food and laughter. Hope House Foundation hosts the sharing of t he se v it a l ac t iv it ie s t hat br ing people in the communit y together. Approximately 150 of the area’s—as well a s t he nat ion’s — f ine s t ar t is t s exhibit a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photography and many others. The money raised at the festival goes directly to the Hope House Foundation.

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Town Point Park (757) 441-2345 www.festeventsva.org Experience the taste of some of Virginia’s finest wines at Town Point Park along the Elizabeth River as Norfolk hosts one of the state’s largest outdoor wine festivals. With more than 25 of Virginia’s premier wineries offering a sampling of the Commonwealth’s finest wines, this weekend festival continues to be one of the area’s most anticipated events. Tables can be reserved in advance with ticket purchase.

NOVEMBER/ DECEMBER Holidays in the City (757) 623-1757 www.downtownnorfolk.org Celebrate six magical weeks of Holidays in the City in Downtown Norfolk. Get the season started off with the annual Grand Illumination Parade, voted one of the Top-20 events in the southeast. After a community countdown at 7p.m. the Norfolk skyline becomes illuminated with over 80,000 lights. Cheer as we welcome Santa Clause to officially kick off the holiday season.

Garden of Lights Norfolk Botanical Garden (757) 441-5830 www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org Celebrate the “Four Seasons” in lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day! Now in it s 15th season, it is even bigger, brighter and more brilliant than ever before. View spider webs, Christmas elves and waterfalls in a light display that brings t he holiday season to t he gardens. M a k e memor ie s you w i l l t re a s u re forever on the two-mile driving tour through more than 750,000 lights. Tours are from 5:30p.m. to 10p.m. nightly. Combination tickets are available with other area light shows, call for details. Guest s w it h motorcoaches over 40 feet will be asked to ride on a garden tram through the light display. Groups can add a hot chocolate and cookie reception afterwards to warm up from the cold.

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regional FESTIV A L C A LEND A R CHESAPEAKE May

November

April

Hampton Jazz Festival

September

June

Chesapeake Heritage Arts Festival

International Children’s Festival

Hampton Bay Days

Summer Celebration Wine Festival

(888) 889-5551 www.visitchesapeake.com Celebrate awareness of and interest in our rural roots with heritage and fiber artisans, workshops, sheep dog and other demonstrations, competitions, children’s activities, food and more. Live acoustic music all day, both days!

(800) 487-8778 www.hamptoncvb.com Featuring over 21 countries and an overview of Africa, this highly popular event allows a unique oppor tunit y for children of all ages to experience sights, sounds and tastes of cultures from across the globe. Entertainment includes a popular Dragon Head Dance, native folk dancers, a steel drum band, strolling musicians, Winnie the Pooh, Madeline and Little Nut Brown Hare.

(800) 487-8778 www.hamptoncvb.com Celebrating over 40 years of music, the tradition continues every June as the nation’s best jazz, soul, gospel and rhythm and blues artists perform at the Hampton Jazz Festival. This three day event attracts music lovers from across the country for a talent-filled weekend that has become as much a social ritual as a weekend of entertainment.

Chesapeake Jubilee (757) 482-4848 www.chesapeakejubilee.org Alive with family fun, carnival rides, festival foods and local and national entertainment, the Chesapeake Jubilee offers something for everyone. Come and celebrate the city’s anniversary and delight in the region’s most spectacular fireworks display.

June Annual American Indian Festival (888) 889-5551 www.visitchesapeake.com This annual festival is held each June and features American Indian storytelling, traditional dancing and demon s t rat ion s a s wel l a s a g re at selection of Native American jewelry, crafts and food vendors.

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hampton February Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival (800) 487-8778 www.hamptoncvb.com Features vendors of quilt, wearable, tex t ile and f iber ar t s and includes a juried quilt and wearable ar t competition. Participant s learn the craf t t hrough work shops, lectures, special exhibitions and demonstrations throughout the four-day event. Draws over 10,000 attendees to the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

August Hampton Cup Regatta (800) 487-8778 www.hamptoncvb.com Speed into act ion at t he longest continuously running powerboat race in North America and stand amazed as more than 100 hydroplanes and runabouts from the United States and Canada take to the waters of Mill Creek each year competing at speeds in excess of 150 miles per hour. The regatta is Hampton’s largest annual spor ting event, drawing spectators from as far away as New Jersey and racers from as far as New Zealand.

Hampton Blackbeard Festival (800) 487-8778 www.hamptoncvb.com Argghh, mateys! Travel back in time to a period where The Customs House of the bustling seaport of Hampton regulated the export of tobacco to England and the import of manufactured commodities to the colonies. Celebrate with Hampton the demise of the notorious Edward Te ac h a nd del ig ht i n w at er- b a s e d activities filled with live re-enactments of pirate battles along the waterfront.

Downtown Hampton (757) 727-1641 www.baydays.com Come play and learn about the C he s ap e a k e B a y at H a mp t on B a y Days. Celebrating its 27th year, this annual festival kicks off the fall with a bang. The festival is a combination of free entertainment on three stages, a family friendly area with a children’s stage, rides for kids under 12 and 40 booths of interactive educational fun that encourages stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay. It also has 100 arts and crafts booths, 35 seafood and other food vendors, a specialty car show and one of the longest fireworks displays in the area.

NEWPORT NEWS April Annual Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Festival (757) 594-8752 www.fergusoncenter.cnu.edu Spon s ored by t he c it y of New por t News, this festival brings to town the finest jazz artists in the world. Past concerts have featured performances by Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Peter Cincotti, Chick Corea, Kurt Elling, Kevin Eubanks, Diana Krall, Branford Marsalis, Jane Monheit, Eddie Palmieri & Tiempo Libre, Diana Reeves, David Sanborn, Arturo Sandoval, McCoy Tyner and Cassandra Wilson. The Festival also celebrates Ella’s legacy by presenting educ at iona l pro g ram s t h roughout the region including performances, workshops and master classes.

(757) 888-3371 www.leehall.org Sample wines from some of Virginia’s best wineries while enjoying musical ent er t a in ment , l i v ing h i s t or y a nd c r a f t v endor s at t he V i r g i n i a Wa r Museum’s annual festival. Guests are encouraged to pack their own picnic baskets and bring blankets and chairs so that they can settle into a cozy spot underneath a tree on Lee Hall Mansion’s beautiful grounds.

November-January Celebration in Lights Newport News Park (757) 926-1400 www.nnparks.com Light up your holidays w it h t he award-winning Celebration in Lights— a two-mile drive-thru of spectacular animated scenes set in New por t N e w s P a r k . V ie w w h i m s ic a l t o y s , e l e g a n t s w a n s , l e a p i n g r e i n d e e r, multi-colored snowflakes and scenes from Virginia’s past, portrayed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling color. There are over 20 0 display s —including 70 a n i m at e d i s pl ay s. S e e “ W i nt er Wonderland,” “Forest Friends,” “Battle of the Ironclads,” “Santa’s enchanted K i ng d om ,” a n d “O ld M a n W i nt e r ” among others.

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PORTSMOUTH May Gosport Arts Festival (757) 622-4262 www.gosportartsfestival.com In its third decade, this Mother’s Day Weekend Arts Festival in Olde Towne Portsmouth has become synonymous with the area’s celebration of spring and the arts. Wine stations set up throughout the show on High Street, from Water to Court Streets. Always Mother’s Day We ekend: S at u rd ay 10 a.m.– 6p.m., Sunday 10a.m.–5p.m.

July

September

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September

November-January

Todi Music Fest

Umoja Festival

Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

McDonald's Holiday Lights

(757) 397-3541 www.todimusicfest.com TodiMusicFest, the American counterpart to the UmbriaMusicFest in Italy, has been dubbed the summer showcase for music aficionados in Virginia. Italian conducting sensation Walter Attanasi and Metropolitan Opera tenor Howard Bender have facilitated this cultural and musical sister relationship between Portsmouth and Todi, Italy. Enjoy high quality entertainment presented in multiple venues, headquartered in three historic communities on two continents. This is a summertime series started in six Hampton Roads cities: Chesapeake, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach. Usually held the last two weeks in July.

(757) 393-8484 www.umojafest.org An African-American cultural celebration featuring national, regional and local acts playing at the nTelos Pavilion at Harbor Center. Historically, the festival has been held the third weekend in September on an annual basis. Hours of Operation: Friday 5p.m.–10p.m., Saturday noon– 10p.m., Sunday noon–7p.m.

PANorama Caribbean Music Fest

(757) 311-1255 www.vbfun.com Over 17,000 runners descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront for this 12.1mile foot and wheelchair race. Twenty bands and 16 cheer squads spread out along the course to help motivate participants to make it to the finish line, as they compete for the largest half marathon prize in the United States.

(757) 425-3111 www.beachstreetusa.com Thousands of cars and motorcoaches ma ke t hi s t rek t hrough one of t he most festive and creative holiday light display s ever assembled! Listen to holiday music on a free CD provided for your magical journey down Virginia B e ac h’s boa rdw a l k! B e da z zled by jumping fish, surfing Santas and playful mermaids. McDonald's Lights at the Beach, presented by Verizon Wireless, transforms the peaceful oceanfront into a playland of nautical and holiday characters, with new displays added each year.

VIRGINIA BEACH January-March Whale-Watching Boat Trips (757) 437-BOAT www.vbfun.com There she blows! Winter is the time of year juvenile humpback and fin whales visit us along the Virginia Beach coast. Two - hou r w h a le - w at c h i ng c r u i s e s are av ailable. Cont act t he Virg inia Aquarium & Marine Science Center for reservations!

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(757) 491-SUNN www.vafest.com The Virginia Arts Festival and Beach Event s combine forces to present a musical celebration that features a steel drum band competition combined with performances by some of the country’s best pan virtuosos. Groove to Caribbean, Latin and pop music during the festival’s steel band competition. Bands from throughout the United St ates, both high school and college, compete on Saturday and Sunday. Shop the Island Market place for hot food and cold beverages. It’s a weekend of soothing steel pan melodies that will have you dancing on the beach under the stars.

June-September Dolphin-Watching Trips (800) VA-BEACH www.vbfun.com M id - Ju ne t h roug h S ept em b er, s e e bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat as they live and play along our coastline. You can also learn about the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center research and work with the local dolphin population.

Neptune Festival (757) 498-0215 www.neptunefestival.com The party’s grand finale is “Boardwalk Weekend” for three days and nights, a host of act iv it ies — such as t he internationally renowned American Sand Sculpt ing Compet it ion— draw v isitors and guest s from across the Commonwealt h and beyond to t he Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Concerts a l f re s c o i n t ent e d fe s t i v a l s t ag e s are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature a variety of live music. Over 275,000 come to line the boardwalk for the Neptune Art and Craft Show interspersed with a veritable smorgasbord of food vendors dishing out delectables, guaranteed to please any palette.

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attractions Armed Forces Memorial Town Point Park Waterside Drive (757) 664-6620 or (800) 368-3097 www.visitnorfolktoday.com Cast in bronze, excerpts from 20 letters written by U.S. service members who lost their lives in war are scattered across a portion of Town Point Park as if blown there by the wind. A truly moving tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Hampton Roads Naval Museum and USS Wisconsin One Waterside Drive, Suite 248 (757) 322-2986 www.hrnm.navy.mil The Hampton Roads Naval Museum span s over t wo cent ur ie s of nav a l activity in and around the great harbor of Hampton Roads, Virginia. The tour begins with the Battle off the Capes in 1781, a naval engagement which made possible America’s victory at Yorktown. An impressive collection of ship models and retrieved under water ar tifact s advance the story through the Civil War and the Battle of the Ironclads Monitor

and Virginia. Exhibits continue with the 20th century, including the Battle of t he At lantic in World War II and c onc lude w it h t o d ay ’s Na v y. V i s it Norfolk’s largest artifact, the Battleship Wisconsin. The Battleship Wisconsin (BB-64), one of the famous Iowa class battleships, is a veteran of World War II, t he Kore an Wa r and t he Wa r in the Persian Gulf. Hours of Operation: Memor i a l D ay t h roug h L a b or D ay 10a.m.–5p.m., open Tuesday through Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m. and Sunday Noon–5p.m. Closed on: Thanksgiving, Chr ist mas Eve and Chr ist mas Day. Battleship Wisconsin is open weather permitting. • Estimated tour time is 2 hours • Educational Programs • Guided (2 weeks notice) and themed (regarding Naval history) tours • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Minimum number for tour is 5 people • Located inside Nauticus • Main deck is wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking available at Harbor Park lots E & F • Memorial service opportunities • Performance venue opportunities • Electrical outlets offer minimal power

The Cannonball trail

CIVIL WAR TRAILS

401 East Freemason Street (757) 441-1526 The Cannonball Trail is a self-guided, walking tour of historic Downtown Norfolk. Granite inlays and medallions i n t h e s id e w a l k m a r k p l a c e s a n d events of historic interest along the rout e. There a re 4 0 sit e s inc luded on the trail such as the WillioughbyBaylor House, Freemason Street Baptist Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, The M ac A r t hu r Memor ia l a nd t he Confederate Monument. Over 400 years of American history are found along the Cannonball Trail.

Norfolk Visitor Information Center Located at I-64 exit 273 (757) 441-1852 or (800) 368-3097 www.civilwartraveler.com Take a self- guided tour of Nor folk’s historic Civil War sites. The site includes t he Batt le of t he Ironclads and t he Confederate Monument, a lasting tribute to the Civ il War’s African-American veterans.

• Walking Trail • Motorcoach parking available at Harbor Park lots E & F • Many restaurants along the trail or bag lunches at Town Point Park

CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART 245 West Olney Road (757) 664-6200 www.chrysler.org Founded in 1939 as the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Science, the museum was presented the art collection by Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., heir to the automobile c omp a ny. The mu s eu m hou s e s a n encyclopedic collection of nearly 40,000 objects which includes an impressive and comprehensive survey of European and American painting and sculpture, a world-renow ned glass collection, a rich photography program, Art Nouveau furniture, a s w el l a s a r t f rom A frica, A sia, Eg y pt, P r e - C o lu m bi a a nd

Islam. The Tiffany Gallery highlights a sur vey of Louis Comfort Tif fany’s legendar y artistr y in glass, potter y, metal work and enamels. The museum’s holding of Tiffany’s glass constitutes one o f t he pr em ier c ol le c t ion s o f its kind in the world. Hours of Operation: Wednesday 10a.m.–9p.m. (admission by voluntary contribution), Thursday– Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m., Sunday 1p.m.– 5p.m. Closed Monday, Tuesday and major holidays. • Estimated tour time is 1-1½ hours • Educational and holiday Programs • Guided and themed tours • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Minimum of 10 people, maximum of 25 people per tour with docent. Groups can be split with different docents. • Ask about admission arrangements for students receiving free or reduced lunches • Group pricing available • One chaperone free with every 10 students • Teachers admitted free • AAA/AARP rates available • Performance venue opportunities • Handicap accessible • Motorcoach parking available on-site • No cameras with flashes

• Self-guided walking trail • Many restaurants line the trail or bag lunches can be taken to Town Point Park

d’ART CENTER Selden Arcade, 208 East Main Street (757) 625-4211 www.d-artcenter.org Experience the art-making process first hand at d’ART Center, a visual arts center featuring 40 plus professional artists who, in open studios create, display and sell an exciting mix of original art. Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 10a.m.–6p.m., Sunday 1p.m.–5p.m., closed Monday. • Estimated tour time is 45 minutes • Educational and holiday Programs • Guided tours available • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Hands-on art classes • On-site restaurant facilities • Wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking available at Harbor Park lots E & F

ELMWOOD CEMETERY– THE WEST POINT MONUMENT 238 Princess Anne Road (757) 441-2653 One of Norfolk’s heritage sites, Elmwood Cemetery’s mausoleums and Victorianperiod sculptures mark the burial places of many prominent Norfolk citizens. Walter Herron Taylor, Civil War aide to General Robert E. Lee, is buried there. This is also the site of the West Point Monument honor ing t he ser v ice of African-Americans during the Civil War. The West Point Monument is the only known tribute to African-Americans along the Virginia Civil War Trail. • Outdoor monument • Picnic area • Self-guided tour • Motorcoach parking available

FORT NORFOLK 810 Front Street (757) 640-1720 www.norfolkhistorical.org Fort Norfolk is the last remaining of 19 harbor-forts authorized in 1794 by President George Washington. Stepping through the for t s arched entr y way transports visitors into another era. The fort's four-acre site overlooks the Elizabeth River and includes earthwork embankments, ramparts, a dungeon, officer’s quarters, powder magazine, barracks and guardhouse. Fort Norfolk is one of Norfolk’s heritage sites, and has been an American fort since 1794. It has been called the best preserved War of 1812 location in America. During the Civil War, the fort changed hands twice and supplied ammunition for the Confederate Ironclad CSS Virginia in the Battle with the USS Monitor in 1862. The Union also used Fort Norfolk as a prison until the U.S. Navy assumed use of the fort. • Self-guided tour

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HUNTER HOUSE VICTORIAN MUSEUM

HERMITAGE MUSEUM & GARDENS 7637 North Shore Road (757) 423-2052 www.thfm.org Formerly home to the Sloane family, the museum is an early 20th century ar t s - and- craf t s est ate on the shore of the Lafayette River that features a nationally recognized art collection spanning 5,000 years. Contemporary exhibition galleries, a Visual Arts School, working artist studios, and 12 acres of gardens and grounds offer art and culture to the community, as envisioned by the Sloanes. Hours of Operation: Monday–Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m., Sunday 1p.m.–5p.m., closed Wednesday, Closed: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. • Estimated tour time is 30-45 minutes • Meet and greet services provided • Education classes-art and garden • Performance venue varies depending on group needs • Wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking available on-site

240 West Freemason Street (757) 623-9814 www.hunterhousemuseum.org In 1894, t he Boston architect W.D. Wentworth designed and built a home in t he R ichardsonian Romanesque style of architecture for the prominent merchant and baker, James Wilson Hunter. Rich in architectural detail, t h e h o u s e d i s p l a y s t h e f a m i l y ’s collect ion of Victor ian f urnishings a n d d e c o r at i v e p ie c e s , i n c lu d i n g Renaissance revival bedchamber suite, a nursery of children’s playthings, an inglenook, stained glass windows and a n elaborat ely embroidered c ra z y quilt.The collection is complemented with lavish period reproduction floor cover ings, w all cover ings, light ing fixtures and drapery treatments. Hours of Operation: Monday–Saturday 10a.m.– 6:30p.m., Sunday 12–3:30p.m. • Estimate tour time is 1 hour • Educational Programs for student and senior groups • Guided tours available • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Holiday program • Educational classes-art • Customized or themed tours available • Group ticket pricing available • Minimum number of people is 10 and maximum is 35 • Location for group meals. Restaurant available off-site, not on-site. Catering provided • Motorcoach parking available

MACARTHUR MEMORIAL MacArthur Square (757) 441-2965 www.macarthurmemorial.org This museum is dedicated to presenting the life and times of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The museum proper is housed in Norfolk’s former city hall and courthouse, which was built in 1850 and is de sig nat ed a s bot h a Virg inia Histor ic L andmark and a National Historic Place. Planned around an imposing rotunda featuring General and Mrs. MacArthur’s crypts, nine galleries of exhibits portray the career of one of America’s best known militar y heroes. Adjacent buildings include a theater with special exhibit galleries as well as an auditorium where “The MacArthur Story” film is shown, an education facilit y that houses a library and extensive archives, and a gift shop where General MacArthur’s 1950 Chr ysler Imperial limousine is on display. Hours of Operation: Open daily except New Year’s, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m.; Sunday 11a.m.–5p.m. • Estimated tour time is 1¼ to 1½ hours • Educational Programs available • Guided tours available • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Performance venue opportunities • Wheelchair available • Motorcoach parking available • Memorial service opportunities

MARTIN LUTHER KING MONUMENT Brambleton Avenue & Church Street (757) 333-4266 www.norfolk.org Towering over the corner of Brambleton Avenue and Church Street, the 83-foot granite monument stands as a lasting tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other slain civ il right s leaders. The memorial, conceived by Joseph A. Jordan, Jr., former Norfolk Councilman and General District Court Judge, is inscribed with quotations of Dr. King and contains a fountain at its base. • Self-guided tour • Outdoor monument

MOSES MYERS HOUSE 323 East Freemason Street (757) 333-1086 or (757) 333-1091 www.chrysler.org/houses.asp Built in 1792, the Moses Myers House w a s t h e h o m e o f N o r f o l k ’s f i r s t permanent Jew ish sett lers. This Federal period home is one of the oldest buildings in Norfolk. The Myers family lived in the home for five generations unt il 1931 when t he home bec ame a public museum. O ver 70% of t he furnishings are original to the family and in the year 2000 the gardens were restored by the Garden Club of Virginia. Hou r s o f O p er at ion : We d ne s d a y– S a t u r d a y 10 a . m .– 4 p . m . , S u n d a y 12–4p.m. • Estimated tour time is 45 minutes to an hour • Educational Programs • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Holiday Programs • Groups can be split • Maximum of 25 people with guide • Group meal catering available

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NAUTICUS One Waterside Drive (757) 664-1000 www.nauticus.org Nauticus is the premier maritime science museum loc ated on t he dow ntow n Norfolk waterfront. Explore the power of the sea through a digital high-definition movie on a giant screen in our Nauticus Theater. Touch a live shark. Take on America's best ship designers in a race to design "Battleship X," or tour the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the last and largest battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Discover The Jamestown Exposition and Launching of the Steel Nav y, a new permanent exhibit. This exhibit examines the period from 1880 when the Navy began to recover from a post-civil war decline, to 1907, when President Theodore Roosevelt sent the Great White Fleet around the world as an affirmation of American naval strength. Hours of Operation: Memorial Day–Labor Day: Daily 10a.m.–5p.m. Rest of the Year: Tuesday–Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m. Sundays 12–5p.m. Closed Mondays. • Estimated tour time is 3 hours • Educational and hands-on classes • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Packages available • Meet and greet services provided • Group & tiered pricing • Minimum 15 people on a tour • AAA/AARP rates • Performance venue opportunities complimentary with paid admission to Nauticus • Restaurant on-site • Changing seasonal exhibits • Memorial service opportunities • Wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking available – Harbor Park lots E & F

NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN 6700 Azalea Garden Road (adjacent to Norfolk International Airport) (757) 441-5830 www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org With gardening ranked as one of the nat ion’s most popular leisure t ime activities, groups will delight in a gardeninspired tour. The garden represents an oasis of more than 30 distinctly themed gardens encompassing 155 breathtaking acres. Bordered on three sides by the picturesque beauty of Lake Whitehurst, Norfolk Botanical Garden offers tours by foot, tram and boat. The Garden brilliantly features some of the East Coast’s largest collections of azaleas, camellias, roses and rhododendrons. Hours of Operation: Spring/Summer Hours (Begins April 1): 9a.m.–7p.m.; Fall/Winter Hours (Begins October 16): 9a.m.–5p.m., Closed Christmas. • Estimated tour time is 2 hours • Educational gardening classes • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Trams and boats available for guided tours • Holiday of Lights program • Tiered and group pricing • AAA/AARP rates • Performance venue opportunities • Meet and greet services provided • Restaurant on-site • Wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking on-site

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NORFOLK HISTORY MUSEUM AT THE WILLOUGHBY-BAYLOR HOUSE 601 East Freemason Street (757) 333-1086 or (757) 333-1091 www.chrysler.org/houses.asp Bu i lt in 1794, t he Nor fol k Hi s t or y Mu s eum at t he Wi l loughby - B aylor House is home to permanent exhibitions highlighting the history of the City of Norfolk. The site was formerly occupied by a Masonic Lodge that gave Freemason Street its name. Saved from the wrecking ball by the Norfolk Historic Foundation in the early 1960s, the museum is now managed by the Chrysler Museum of Art. The garden represents the most cur rent under s t and ing of colon ia l l a nd s c api ng. Hou r s of O p er at ion : Wednesday–Saturday 10a.m.–4p.m., Sunday Noon–4p.m. • Estimated tour time is 45 minutes to one hour • Educational and Holiday Programs • Guided tour for maximum of 25 people • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Group meal catering available

ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 201 St. Paul’s Boulevard (757) 627-4353 www.saintpaulsnorfolk.com The oldest building in Nor folk, this church is also the only structure to s u r v ive t he Br it i sh de s t r uc t ion of the city on New Year’s Day in 1776. A cannonball was fired into the church by Lord Dunmore of the British fleet and remains lodged in its southeastern wall. The churchyard is enclosed by walls built in 1759, and within it is a cemetery containing gravestones dating from 1673, as well as a variety of plants, trees and a fountain. Hours of Operation: Tuesday–Friday 10a.m.–4p.m. Sunday worship service.

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OCEAN VIEW STATION MUSEUM

VIRGINIA ZOO

111 West Ocean View Avenue (757) 531-0445 www.ovsm.org In the late 1800s Ocean View Station existed as a streetcar station—the hub of Ocean View and its attractions. While the original station is gone, today the station is born again as a museum filled with pictures, memorabilia and the stories of people who call Ocean View home. Like its namesake, OVSM services as a hub, but this time it is a place to collect, store, and display our past.

3500 Granby Street (757) 441-2374 w w w.virginiazoo.org As an accredited Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) facility, the Virginia Zoo exhibits over 400 animals, has beautifully manicured grounds and offers a fun-filled day for all. For more than a century the Virginia Zoo has demonstrated a commitment to wildlife, conservation and education. Hours of Operation: 10a.m.–5p.m. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

PAGODA GARDEN TEA HOUSE AND GALLERY 265 West Tazewell Street (757) 622-0506 www.pagodagarden.org The Pagoda, located on the downtown waterfront in Freemason Harbor, is just minutes from the bustling city activity. One of the defining gates embraces gentle swaying bamboo and a serene oasis where East meets West on over an acre of urban space. The naturalistic setting embodies many of the Chinese concepts of harmony and tranquility. W i nd i ng w a l k w ay s a re l i ne d w it h essential elements of this exquisitely arranged landscape of plants, water, stone and architectural features. Views along the path framing the Pagoda change by season, revealing a layered beauty of both natural form and culture. Hours of Operation: Monday–Saturday 11a.m.–2:30p.m. and 5p.m.–9:30p.m. • Location for group meals

• Estimated tour time is 45 minutes • Educational Programs available • Guided tours available • Train ride/tours • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Group pricing available • Maximum of 20 people depending on tour. For behind the scenes tour packages, or for viewing specific animals, tours must be booked and paid-in-full two weeks in advance. Only available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11a.m. and 3p.m. • Restaurant facilities • Wheelchair available • Motorcoach parking available on-site

GUIDED TOURS NAVAL STATION NORFOLK 9079 Hampton Boulevard (757) 444-7955 www.navstanorva.navy.mil/TOUR/ A 45-minute, non-stop narrated bus tour takes visitors through the world's largest nav al inst allat ion, Nav al Station Norfolk. Guests can visit the home of aircraft carriers, destroyers and submarines. Along the way guests w ill pass the houses from the 1917 Jamestown Expedition on Admirals Row. Hours of Operation: Memorial–Labor Day, Tuesday–Sunday 10a.m.–3p.m. Closed Mondays. • Must go through security check • Advance registration required for groups • Photo ID required • Tours are complimentary with motorcoach • Luggage not permitted on motorcoach • Groups can do lunch or dinner at the Officers Club

ROWENA’S 758 West 22nd Street (757) 627-8699 www.rowenas.com Visit the magical world of the Jam & Jelly Factory. In operation for 25 years, Rowena’s, Inc. produces wonder ful pound c akes, jam s, special sauces and children’s books. Discover how these delicious treats are created and marketed t hrough customized and themed tours. The tea room is also available for lunch. • Tours available with reservations January-October on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9a.m.–3p.m. • Restaurant facility • Wheelchair accessible • Motorcoach parking available

SEA LEGENDS & GHOSTS – A DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR Nauticus One Waterside Drive (757) 664-1074 www.nauticus.org Come walk the cobblestone streets of the historic Freemason District and Downtown Norfolk to learn about our very own “Sea Legends & Ghosts.” This sometimes-eerie 75-90-minute trek will highlight some of the new as well as old haunts like Freemason Abbey and the Wells Theatre believed to be one of the most haunted places in Virginia. The journey begins and ends at Nauticus on Downtown Norfolk’s waterfront.

HARBOR CRUISES AMERICAN ROVER TALL SHIP CRUISE Waterside Marina (757) 627-7245 www.americanrover.com A 135 foot long, Three Masted Sailing Sh ip depa r t s f rom Wat er side in Dow ntow n Nor folk and sails t he smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor. She is c omplet el y C o a s t Gu a rd C er t i f ie d and inspected to insure a safe and comfortable cruise. On board amenities include ample comfortable seating, shaded top deck, climate controlled below deck lounges, restrooms and ship store and bar. Days of Operation: Aprillate October. • Estimated cruise time 1½–2 hours • Educational Programs for student groups • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • Packages available • AAA/AARP rates • Maximum of 120 adults for cruises • Maximum of 140 for student party cruises • Group and tiered pricing • Location for group meals; catering can be arranged on board • Private charters available • Top deck is handicap accessible • Motorcoach parking available at Harbor Park lots E &F

• Minimum number of people is 15 • Group ticket pricing available • Walking tour or motorcoach tour

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PADDLEWHEEL FERRY Docked at The Waterside (757) 222-6100 www.hrtransit.org Hampton Roads Transit's Paddlewheel Ferry is a system of three 150 passenger paddlewheel ferr y boats, one of the world’s f i r s t n at u r a l g a s - p owere d pedestrian ferries. The ferries travel from Downtown Norfolk to Portsmouth. The ferries operate every 30 minutes, with 15-minute service at peak times on t he weekend. The ferries are wheelchair accessible.

SPIRIT OF NORFOLK/ ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES The Waterside, Otter Berth (757) 625-1463 www.spiritofnorfolk.com Head for Downtown Norfolk's exciting waterfront and step aboard a Spirit of Norfolk cruise for an afternoon or evening filled with unparalleled cruising fun on the historic Elizabeth River. You'll dance, dine and enjoy exciting skyline views including the Navy's Atlantic Fleet. Spirit of Norfolk offers customized as well as all inclusive dining excursions for indiv iduals and groups. Days of Operation: Everyday, year-round, for lunch, dinner, mid-day and moonlight cruises. • Estimated cruise time is 2 to 3 hours • Packages are available • Lunch, dinner, & moonlight cruises • Group and tiered pricing               • AAA/AARP rates  • Educational Programs • Boy and Girl Scout Programs 

THE HURRAH PLAYERS

• Maximum 400 for cruise • Meet and greet services provided • Holiday Programs • Wheelchairs available • Private charters available • Motorcoach parking available – Harbor Park lots E & F

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA 215 St. Pauls Boulevard (757) 664-6464 www.sevenvenues.com The annual Broadway Across America Series hosts a dazzling line-up year after year. Box office hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 10a.m.–5:30p.m.

VICTORY ROVER NAVAL BASE CRUISES One Waterside Drive (757) 627-7406 www.navalbasecruises.com The Victor y Rover of fers daily t wo hour narrated naval base cruises along the Elizabeth River, highlighting the Hampton Roads harbor and the Norfolk Naval Station, the world's largest naval base. Setting sail from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin, professional capt ains prov ide a fascinating and entertaining commentary as you cruise the smooth water. Delight in the sight of Aircraft Carriers, Nuclear Submarines, Guided Missile Cruisers, and a vast a s sor t ment of sh ips t hat for m t he World's most powerful Armada. Days of Operation: March–December Daily. Hours of Operation: Varies • Estimated cruise time is 2 hours • Educational Programs • Group and tiered pricing • Maximum people for tour is 149 • Packages available • Private charters available • Wheelchair available • Motorcoach parking available – Harbor Park lots E & F

• E ducational Programs for students  • Group ticket pricing is available

PERFORMING ARTS

ATTUCKS THEATRE

THE GENERIC THEATER

1010 Church Street (757) 664-6464 www.sevenvenues.com This state and national landmark has been carefully renovated and is ready for its encore. The Attucks Theatre was built in 1919 as a mecca for entertainment and commerce, strategically located on Church St reet , t he hear t of t he city’s minority community, much like New York’s Harlem. Today, the Attucks has the distinction of being the oldest remaining legitimate theatre in the nation that was completely finance, designed, constructed and operated by African-Americans. In its heyday, the Attucks hosted the likes of Duke Ellington, Ruth Brown, Marian Anderson and Nat King Cole. Closed since the mid1950s and neglected for decades, the Attucks is once again playing host to a large variety of live performance events. We invite you to celebrate this vibrant new stage in the rich cultural legacy of the Attucks Theatre, once again a mecca for world-class arts and entertainment for the enjoyment of all. • Group ticket pricing is available • Location for group meals • Wheelchairs available • Motorcoach parking at Attucks Theatre lot

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935 Woodrow Avenue (757) 627-5347 www.hurrahplayers.com The Hurrah Players are celebrating 25 years of making dreams come true! Hailed as Virginia’s Leading Family Theatre Company, Hurrah offers classes for children and adults in all areas of performing arts as well as produces full scale musical productions throughout the year. Days of Operation: Monday– F r i d a y 9 a . m .– 5 p . m . ; c l a s s e s a n d performance times vary. • Educational and Holiday Programs • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • AAA/AARP rates • Group pricing available • Motorcoach parking on street

• Location for group meals

THE LITTLE THEATRE OF NORFOLK 912 West 21st Street (757) 441-2160 www.generictheater.org Holding a unique place in the cultural life of Hampton Roads as the area’s “off-Broadway” playhouse, the Generic Theater of Virg inia challenges and delights audiences with new, different and offbeat theater fare. Featuring plays of artistic merit, which for a variety of reasons, are unlikely to be produced on other stages, patrons of the theater are sure to encounter a unique performing arts experience.

THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS 1542 West 49th Street (757) 451-4711 www.gsarts.net Performances in instrumental and vocal music, musical and straight theatre and dance as well as Visual Art exhibitions are presented in various Norfolk venues from November through May. Call for ticket information.

801 Claremont Avenue (757) 627-8551 www.ltnonline.org At 80+ years young, the Little Theatre of Norfolk may be one of the oldest c ont inua l ly ac t ive t he at er s in t he country. Tucked away in West Ghent, the theater operates as a volunteer, nonprofit organization.

THE NORFOLK CHAMBER CONSORT (757) 623-5531 www.ncconsort.org Exploring the vast repertoire of chamber music for mixed winds, strings, keyboard and vocals, the Norfolk Chamber Consort offers varied programming consisting of contemporary and classical music dating from 1700 to the present day performed by the area’s top musicians. Concer t s are Monday evening at Chandler Recital Hall on the campus of Old Dominion University.

NORFOLK SCOPE ARENA

of the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League and Arena Racing USA. Scope has an exclusive caterer who runs Showcase Restaurant and will help with any catered event. • Group ticket pricing is available • Restaurant facilities available • Wheelchair available • Motorcoach parking available across from Scope

VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL (757) 282-2800 www.vafest.org One of the premiere cultural events in the mid-Atlantic, the Virginia Arts Festival showcases performing artists from around the world. Presenting 80+ performances to guests during its six week run each spring. The Festival’s lineup is dazzling with music, theatre, dance and the spectacle of the Virginia International Tattoo performances, the Virginia Arts Festival is truly an event for all ages. • Educational Programs for students and senior groups • Holiday Programs • Packages available • Group ticket pricing available • Minimum number of people is 15

VIRGINIA BALLET THEATRE 134 West Olney Road (757) 622-4822 www.virginiaballettheatre.com V i r g i n i a B a l le t T h e at r e b u i ld s on the tradition that began when Gene Hammett founded the Norfolk Civ ic Ballet and made the excitement and ar t ist r y of live ballet per for mance a realit y. Today, the Virginia Ballet Theatre appeals to a vast and diverse audience, with a repertoire that offers full-length classical ballet productions as well as dynamic contemporary works by the great choreographers of our time. • Group ticket pricing available

201 East Brambleton Avenue (757) 664-6464 www.sevenvenues.com Opened in 1971, Norfolk Scope is the host to a variety of events, including c on v ent ion s, c onc er t s a nd f a m i l y shows. Scope is proud to be the home

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VIRGINIA SYMPHONY

VIRGINIA CHORALE

VIRGINIA STAGE COMPANY

236 East Plume Street (757) 627-8375 www.vachorale.org The Virginia Chorale is one of America’s leading professional choruses. Composed of 23 highly trained singers led by Music Director Scott Williamson, t he c hor a le p er for m s mu s ic f rom m a n y c e n t u r ie s , o f t e n s i n g i n g i n acapella repertoire.

Wells Theatre 254 Granby Street (757) 672-1234 or (757) 664-6464 www.vastage.com Virginia Stage Company is the region’s only fully professional resident theatre company, serving an audience of over 90,000 annually. Originally founded as The Norfolk Theatre Center in 1968, the Company changed its name to Virginia Stage Company and took on its present form in 1979. VSC’s mission is to “enrich, educate and entertain the region by cre at ing and producing t he at r ic a l art of the highest quality and worthy of national prominence.” The Wells Theatre is the proud home of the Virginia Stage Company.

VIRGINIA OPERA 160 East Virginia Beach Boulevard (866) OPERA-VA www.vaopera.org V ir g in ia Opera, t he O f f ic ia l Opera Company of t he Commonwealt h of Virginia, performs in Downtown Norfolk at the elegant Harrison Opera House. Hailed as “one of the nation’s very best regional companies” by NBC Nightly News, Virginia Opera has earned a solid reputation for exemplary productions under the artistic guidance of Maestro Peter Mark. The company is also known for its extensive opera education and outreach program, which touched the lives of more than 150,000 adults and student s throughout Virginia. Days of Operation: Varies by performance schedule, box of fice routinely open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. • Educational Programs • Outreach Programs & workshops • Group and tiered pricing available • Group sales for main stage opera performances–10 minimum for group sale • Wheelchair seating available • Motorcoach parking – North parking lot of Harrison Opera House

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• Outreach Programs and workshops • Tiered pricing • AAA/AARP rates • Group pricing with minimum of 20 • Meet and greet services provided • Wheelchair seating

Box Office (757) 892-6366 www.virginiasymphony.org Grammy – nominated Music Director Jo A n n Fa l le t t a le ad s t he V i r g i n i a Symphony, the preeminent professional orchestra in Hampton Roads, through more t han 140 per formances each year. Concerts include classical, pops, da nc e, out door a nd f a m i ly s er ie s. Concert times vary. Evening and matinee performances are available. • Educational Programs for student and senior groups • Holiday Programs • Boy and Girl Scout Programs • AAA/AARP rates • Group ticket pricing available, call (757) 213-1418 • Packages available • Motorcoach parking available at Chrysler Hall

SPORTS LAKE WRIGHT GOLF COURSE 6280 Northampton Boulevard (757) 459-2255 www.hamptonroadsgolf.net A shor t drive from one of the eight engineering wonders of the world—the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, is the Lake Wright Golf Course. Golfers can “stay and play” as the course is adjacent to the Quality Suites & Sleep Inn at Lake Wright Hotel.

LAMBERT’S POINT GOLF COURSE 4301 Powhatan Avenue (757) 489-1677 www.lambertspointgolf.com Lambert’s Point, located on the scenic Elizabeth River, offers Norfolk a new and exciting nine-hole, par 34 golf course and practice facility. This 2,800-yard layout features rolling hills, bent grass greens, Bermuda fairways and fabulous v iew s of t he E l i z ab et h R iver f rom every hole.

NORFOLK ADMIRALS ICE HOCKEY Scope 201 East Brambleton Avenue (757) 640-1212 www.norfolkadmirals.com Norfolk is home to the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals. Affiliated with the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL, the team plays home games at the Norfolk Scope. • Group ticket pricing available • Location for group meals • Motorcoach parking available across from Scope

NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY SPARTANS, NCAA DIVISION 1 700 Park Avenue I (757) 823-9009 V ir g in ia’s la r ge s t Hi s t or ic a l ly Black College and University has spawned several Olympic athletes from it s NCA A sport s programs. NSU’s 30,000 seat football stadium is one of the 10 largest among Division 1-AA schools. Norfolk State University is a public, urban, comprehensive University

Tides photo by Travis Brower

offering programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Founded in 1935, Norfolk State University adheres to the traditional purpose of the HBCU and espouses the tradition of service to its students, its alumni, the academy, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and the world.

NORFOLK TIDES/HARBOR PARK 150 Park Avenue (757) 664-6464 www.sevenvenues.com Harbor Park is proud to be the home of the Norfolk Tides, the Baltimore Orioles farm team. Nestled on the Elizabeth River, the 36-acre Harbor Park also hosts NCAA baseball, concerts, high school football and the ever-popular Haunted Harbor Park. The 12,067 seat stadium boasts 20 luxury suites, press facilities, including two TV broadcasting booths, and a 30 0 seat rest aurant . Harbor Park also features a complete picnic area for private parties, as well as an exceptional variety of concession food and beverages for stadium guests. • Group ticket pricing available • On-site location for group meals • Restaurant facilities available • Wheelchairs available • Motorcoach parking available at Harbor Park lots E & F

OCEAN VIEW GOLF COURSE 9610 Norfolk Avenue (757) 480-2094 www.oceanviewgc.com Located one block from the Chesapeake Bay and marina, Ocean View Golf course is a golfer’s delight. The walls of the clubhouse tell the story of this 1930s Walter Taylor-designed course as well as this Norfolk neighborhood. Visitors will also enjoy many of the area’s local bayside restaurants.

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY MONARCHS, NCAA DIVISION 1 4427 Hampton Boulevard (757) 683-4444 www.odu.edu The Ted Constant Convocation Center ma ke s w at ching ODU ba sket ba l l a t re at w it h more t h a n 8 ,0 0 0 s e at s and superior concessions. The Lady Monarchs rank 30th in the nation in women’s basketball attendance and captured an NCAA-record 14th straight conference championship in the 200405 season, while the Monarchs won the CAA Crown and advanced to the NCAA tournament. The 188 acres of the Old Dominion University campus stretch from the Elizabeth River to the Lafayette River. Founded in 1930 as a division of the College of William and Mary, Old Dominion has grown into its own over the years and is now one of only 101 public universities with a Carnegie/ Doctoral Research-Extensive distinction.

VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE MARLINS, NCAA DIVISION III 1584 Wesleyan Drive (757) 455-3303 www.vwc.edu The M a rl i n s f i n i she d nu m b er t wo in t he V irg inia Spor t s Infor mat ion Directors A ssociat ion A ll- Spor t s Survey for Division II and III colleges and universities for t he 2004 -2005 ac adem ic ye a r. V i r g in ia We sle y a n College is a small, four-year liberal ar t s college border ing Nor folk and Virginia Beach. Wesleyan not only offers education inside the classroom, but also allows learning opportunities outside the classroom through internships, fieldwork, and community service and study abroad programs.

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regional attractions HAMPTON Casemate Museum – Fort Monroe, VA Exit 268 from I-64 (757) 788-3391 www.monroe.army.mil C omple t e d i n 18 3 4 a nd n a me d i n honor of President James Monroe, Fort Monroe is recognized as the largest s t one for t ever built in t he Unit ed States. Nicknamed Freedom’s Fortress, this Union-held fortification provided a safe haven for hundreds of runaway slaves during the Civil War. It was also the site where the Army of the Potomac landed before beginning the march toward Richmond during the Peninsula Campaign during the Civil War. Today this installation is the headquarters of t h e A r m y ’s Tr a i n i n g a n d Doctrine Command. Hours of Operation: Open daily from 10:30a.m.-4:30p.m. Closed Thank sgiv ing Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane (757) 727-6338 www.hampton.va.us/history_museum The Hampton History Museum includes nine permanent galleries arranged in chronological order show ing the 400 years of development of the city and surrounding areas as the oldest continuous English-speaking settlement in America. Artifacts drawn from the cit y’s extensive collection highlight the diverse contributions of the early v illages t hrough t he emergence of the modern city as a center of air and space research. An interesting twist to Hampton’s history is its strong parallels to American history so that it is relevant to people from all over the United States. Hours of Operation: Monday–Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m., Sunday 1p.m.–5p.m.

Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruises 710 Settlers Landing Road (888) 757-BOAT or (757) 722-9102 www.misshamptoncruises.com This double-decked tour boat offers daily narrated cruises of the Hampton Roads harbor and Chesapeake Bay. Get a taste of Hampton's seafaring culture as you take to the water to see local fishing boats, m ight y c om merc ia l cargo ships, Black beard's Point, Old Point Comfort,

NEWPORT NEWS For t Wo ol , a nd t he awe s ome g r ay f le e t at t h e w or ld ' s l a r g e s t n a v a l i n s t a l l at io n , N o r f o l k N a v a l b a s e . Hours of Operation: April–October, Da ily 10 a.m. Memor ia l Day–L abor D a y, D a i l y 10 a . m . & 2 p. m . C lo s e d November–March.

Virginia Air & Space Center 600 Settlers Landing Road (757) 727-0900 www.vasc.org Take flight to the Virginia Air & Space Center, t he v isitor center for NA SA Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base. Launch a rocket, pilot a space shuttle, fly an airplane, see the Apollo 12 capsule, board a DC-9 and experience a 3-D IMAX film! Hours of Operation: Labor Day–Memorial Day, Monday–Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m. and Sunday noon–5p.m.; from Memorial Day–Labor Day, Monday–Wednesday 10 a . m .– 5 p. m . ; T h u r s d a y – S u n d a y 10a.m.–7p.m.

Endview Plantation 362 Yorktown Road (757) 887-1862 www.endview.org Built in 1769 by William Har wood, the Georgian-st yle house known as Endv iew Plant at ion has w it nessed momentous events in American history. Endview’s land was traversed by Native Americans of the Powhatan Chiefdom a thousand years before the coming of the English. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Endview’s owner, Dr. Humphrey Harwood Curtis, formed the Warwick Beauregard’s which became Company H, 32nd Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Maintained today as a living history and house museum, Endview offers a wide variety of programs which allow v isitors t he unique oppor tunit y to experience history at one of the Virginia Peninsula’s premier sites. Hours of Operation: January to March, Thursday– Saturday from 10a.m.–4p.m. From April to December, Monday and Wednesday– Saturday from 10a.m–4p.m. and Sunday from 1p.m.–5p.m.

Lee Hall Mansion

Virginia Living Museum

163 Yorktown Road (757) 888-3371 www.leehall.org Lee Hall, an Italian mansion construction c. 1859, was once home to one of War wick Count y’s leading landow ners, Richard Decauter Lee, who achieved prominence using the method of scientific farming. It is the only late 19th century plantation house remaining on Virginia’s Lower Peninsula, and it served as the headquarters for Confederate Generals John Bankhead Magruder and Joseph E. Johnston during the spring of 1862. Additionally, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hours of Operation: January to March, Monday and Thursday–Saturday from 10a.m.–4p.m. and Sunday from 1p.m.–5p.m. From April to December, Monday and Wednesday–Saturday from 10a.m.–4p.m. and Sunday 1p.m.–5p.m.

524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd (757) 595-1900 www.thevlm.org Groups of all ages can discover, explore, wonder and lear n about a ll t hings native to Virginia at the Virginia Living Museum. The museum combines the element s of a nat ive w ildlife park , science museum, aquarium, botanical preser ve and planetarium all in one beautiful setting and has hands - on experiences that will engage groups of all ages. Groups may also book additional “group only": shows at the Planetarium Theater. Hours of Operation: O p en d a i l y: s u m mer 9a.m.–6p.m., winter 9a.m.–5p.m., Sundays noon–5p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

The Mariners’ Museum 100 Museum Drive (757) 596-2222 www.mariner.org Welcome to over 500 years of seafaring adventure at the Mariners’ Museum. In over 60,000 square feet of exhibition s p ac e you c a n e s c ap e t o t he er a s of early ex plorat ion and mahogany Chris - Craf t s, delight in t he displays of int r ic at e m in iat ure sh ip models and fascinating figureheads and see the conservation of artifacts from the famous Civil War Ironclads, the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. Enjoy the beautiful 550 -acre park with a 5-mile walking trail, the Museum Shop and the Museum Café. Hours of Operation: MondaySaturday, 10a.m.–5p.m. and Sunday noon–5p.m., except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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PORTSMOUTH Children’s Museum of Virginia 221 High Street (757) 393-5258 www.childrensmuseumva.com Test your sk ills on a rock- climbing wall, create your own music in a sound studio, walk inside a computer, and stand inside a giant bubble. Any adult who is still young at heart will marvel at the “Lancaster Antique Toy & Train Collection.” The entire collection, valued at over $1 million, features four working layouts, plus a number of trains that are displayed in large glasses lining the walls of a spacious display room on the museum’s second level. Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 9a.m.– 5p.m. and Sunday 11a.m.–5p.m., Open daily Memorial Day–Labor Day and Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

The Commodore Theatre 421 High Street (757) 393-6962 www.commodoretheatre.com A 1945 Art Deco-style motion picture theater shows first-run movies while serving light dinners. A unique ordering system allows patrons to pick up a phone at their table and place their order directly with the kitchen. The theater also offers

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traditional-style seating in an upstairs balcony area. Among the many features: a 42-foot screen, THX Digital sound system, upholstered seating and crystal chandeliers. Hours of Operation: Seven days a week with evening showings. Matinees are offered on weekends and selected weekdays.

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 206 High Street (757) 393-8031 www.vshfm.com This attraction features interactive, h a n d s - o n a c t i v i t ie s l i k e p i t c h i n g baseballs, shooting hoops, throwing footballs and kicking a soccer ball to make a goal. Visitors can feel what it’s like to sit behind the wheel on one of Virginia’s racetracks. The facility also boast s an updated “Hall of Honor,” a d y n a m ic h ig h - def i n it ion d ig it a l theater, an interactive media center and a “Campus of Champions” exhibit highlighting the rich sports history at Virginia's colleges and universities. Hours of Operation: Open TuesdayThursday: 9a.m.–5p.m. Friday–Saturday: 9a.m.–7p.m. Sunday: 11a.m.–5p.m. Open daily Memorial Day-Labor Day.

VIRGINIA BEACH Adam Thoroughgood House 1636 Parish Road (757) 460-7588 www.vbgov.com/dept/arts This 300 -year- old National Historic Landmark is one of the few surviving examples of Post Medieval architecture in Virg inia. It is f urnished w it h authentic late 17th-century and early 18th-century furniture and features a charming English-style garden. Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 9a.m.– 5p.m. and Sunday 11a.m.–5p.m., Closed Monday and most holidays.

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge 4005 Sandpiper Road (757) 721-2412 www.fws.gov/backbay Established in 1938, this 9,000 -acre fresh water refuge borders the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Back Bay on the west. The barrier islands feature sand dunes, maritime forests, fresh water marshes and ponds, ocean beach and large impoundments for wintering waterfowl. These tranquil habitats can be accessed by marsh trails, bikes, a boardwalk overlook and the beach itself. Hours of Operation: Open year-round from dawn to dusk daily.

Edgar Cayce Visitors Center

Lynnhaven House

215 67th Street (757) 428-3588 www.edgarcayce.org I n 1931, t h e r em a r k a b le p s y c h ic , E d g a r C a y c e , f o u n d e d t h e Wo r l d Headquarters for the Association of Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.). Today, t he center maint ains one of t he la rge s t met aphy sic a l libra r ie s in t he United St ates and makes all of Cayce’s readings available to the public. Open seven days a week, the center offers free activities such as ESP demonstrations, daily guided tours, a movie on Edgar Cayce’s life and work, and daily lectures on topics from the readings such as health, ESP, dreams, astrology and meditation. Also on the premises: the A.R.E. Bookstore, the Massage/Day Spa Center, a dedicated meditation room, a meditation garden and a labyrinth. Hours of Operation: Open year-round, Monday–Saturday, 9a.m.–8p.m. and Sunday, noon–8p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

4405 Wishart Drive (757) 460-7109 www.apva.org/lynnhaven/ Ly nn haven Hou s e i s a V ir g in ia landmark and on the National Register of Historical Places. Situated on five acres in a peaceful country-like setting. Docents in period dress conduct tours of the house and grounds as guests arrive. On the grounds are an 18th-century family graveyard and an herb garden. Open Hours of Operation: Year-round, Tuesday–Saturday 10a.m.–4p.m.

First Landing State Park

The Old Coast Guard Museum

2500 Shore Drive (800) 933-PARK or (757) 412-2300

24th Street & Oceanfront (757) 422-1587 www.oldcoastguardstation.com Located on the boardwalk in a historic 1903 Life-Saving Station, the museum depict s the histor y of the U.S. Life Sav ing & Coast Guard Ser v ices and shipwrecks off the Virginia coast. The museum is a Virginia Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. Museum store is on-site. Hours of Operation: Open year-round.

www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/fir.shtml

Loc ated on t he Chesapeake Bay and orig inally built by t he Civ ilian C on s er v at ion C or p s i n t he 193 0 s, First Landing State Park emphasizes historical and ecological preservation. Recreational activities include boating, swimming, hiking, biking and camping with bay access, boat launch, campsites, cabins and 19 miles of trails on 2,888 acres. Hours of Operation: Year-round, daily 8a.m.–dusk.

Military Aviation Museum 1341 Princess Anne Road (757) 490-3151 www.militaryaviationmuseum.org This museum has a huge collection of World War II Aircraft that are fully operational. It also includes many other non-aviation items on display. Hours of Operation: Open year-round, Monday– Sunday, 8:30a.m.–5p.m. and closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Virginia Aquarium – A Marine Science Center 6717 General Booth Boulevard (757) 385-7777 www.virigniaaquarium.com The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is one of the top aquariums in the countr y. The Aquarium hosts over 700,000 gallons of aquariums and live animal habitats focusing on Virginia’s diverse and unique marine environment. With more the 300 handson exhibits, a nature trail, three animal touch tanks and the states larges 3-D IMAX theater, a visit to the Aquarium is not only exciting and fun, but truly educational. To complete the experience at the Aquarium there are two stores and a café. Hours of Operation: January 1–May 24, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; May 25–Sept. 7, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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WILLIAMSBURG Berkeley Plantation (Between Williamsburg & Richmond) (888) 466-6018 www.berkeleyplantation.com This 1726 Georgian mansion and Virginia’s most historic plantation, is the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison and P re s ident Wi l l ia m Hen r y Ha r r i s on. The f i r s t of f ic ia l Thanksgiving was held at the plantation in 1619. “Taps” w a s composed here in 1862 at t he Civ il War headquarters of General McClellan. Out st anding gardens overlook t he J a m e s R i v e r. P e r i o d a n t i q u e s . Hours of Operation: Open daily 9a.m.–5p.m.

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Colonial Williamsburg

Jamestown Settlement

(800) HISTORY www.colonialwilliamsburg.com America’s largest interpretive museum within a 301-acre historic area brings Virginia’s 18th century capital city to life everyday. Meet Patriots and Loyalists, ride a carriage as well as visit the shops and taverns where Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry and others conceived the ideals of liberty and personal freedom that influenced the nation’s founding. Evening enter t ainment include colonial music, dance and theater.

P.O. Box 1607 (757) 253-4939 www.historyisfun.org Explore the world of America’s first permanent English colony in a 30,000 square-foot exhibition. Trace Jamestown’s beginnings in England and the first century of the Virginia colony. Visitors are invited to scrape out a canoe, play games, wear armor and engage in other activities making the 17thcentury come alive. Hours of Operation: Open daily year-round 9a.m.–5p.m. and Open Daily June 15–August 15 9a.m.–6p.m., closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg (800) 343-7946 www.buschgardens.com Charming v illages, thrilling rides, fabulous shows and culturally-rich fun all day long! Busch Gardens Virginia is an incredible combination of European flair and high-flying action. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Europe, brought to life by some of the most entertaining performers around, or meet the amazing animals and learn about the important role they play as ambassadors to their species in the wild.

Wiliamsburg Winery 5800 Wessex Hundred (757) 229-0999 www.williamsburgwinery.com Virginia’s largest winer y is open for tours and tasting. Professional guides offer fun, educational tours of the winery and a tasting of seven wines. Also, enjoy lunch at Gabriel Archer Tavern, featured in The New York Times. Hours of Operation: April–October, Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–6 p.m., November–March, Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Yorktown Victory Center P.O. Box 1607 (757) 253-4939 www.historyisfun.org The Yorktown Victor y Center chronicles America’s struggle for independence from the beginning of colonial unrest to the formation o f a ne w n at ion . A ne w D e c l a r at ion o f Independence Gallery emphasizes the dramatic impact and relevance of this historic document. E x hibit s also prov ide eyew itness account s of the American Revolution and describe the convergence of forces on Yorktown in 1781 for the climactic military engagement of the Revolution. Outdoors, historical interpreters engage visitors in everyday life during the Revolutionary Era. Muster the troops in a Continental Army encampment to experience a soldier’s life and a re-created 1780’s farm, help with chores such as weeding the garden and processing flax. Hours of Operation: Open daily 9a.m.–5p.m., until 6p.m. June 15– August 15. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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sample itineraries

Sail Harborfest

For additional itineraries and detailed descriptions, visit our website at www.visitnorfolktoday.com listed under group tours.

Holidays in the City The city comes alive with bright lights, decorated homes and holiday shopping during the holiday season. Spend an afternoon ice skating at MacArthur on Ice or take a stroll down our cobblestone s t r e e t s t o v i s it Nor f o l k ’s h i s t or ic houses all decorated for the holidays. The Hunter House Victorian Museum displays the Hunter family's collection of furnishings done up for a Victorian Christmas. The Moses Myers House, an elegant federal period home dating back to 1792, was built by one of Norfolk's first Jewish residents and is lavishly decorated for Hanukkah. Take a ride through Norfolk’s Garden of Lights to experience the magic of the gardens’ 2.5 mile twinkling light display from the comfort of a guided tram. End the evening with a holiday performance featuring the Nutcracker presented by the Virginia Arts Festival.

Military Reunions to Remember Each and every branch of our armed ser v ices is inv ited back to Nor folk, Virginia to celebrate the cit y’s long history of strategic military. Discover t he compelling stor y of General Douglas MacArthur and the millions of Americans who served our nation through five wars at the MacArthur Memorial. Explore Nauticus and stroll through over 200 years of naval history

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at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Walk the teak decks of the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the last and largest battleships built by the U.S. Navy. Dine and dance aboard a cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk sailing down Norfolk’s water highway. Discover one of the world’s largest naval stations, Naval Station Norfolk and learn how this working base is a city in itself. Cruise past the world’s largest navy base by water on the Victory Rover Naval Base Cruise for a guided tour of aircraft carriers, submar ines and more! Or rela x in nature at Norfolk Botanical Garden with a boat ride and discover a variety of plants from the cultivated to the wild.

Rediscover Your Freedom – Virginia International Tattoo It is spring time in Norfolk and time to celebrate the International Azalea Festival and Virginia's International Tattoo. The azaleas are in full bloom and you can experience the East Coast’s largest collection of azaleas on a boat tour at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Stop along the route for an educational class in one of t he 20 themed gardens. Spend Saturday morning at t he Parade of Nat ions, watching f loat s f rom

around the world and student bands from the U.S. and Canada perform. End the night/weekend with a hats off salute to the armed forces with a performance by the Virginia International Tattoo, a patriotic display of military splendor, with a cast of over 800 performers from drill teams to pipe and drum corps.

Red Hatters Paint the City Red Paint the cit y red in Nor folk! Stroll through 5,000 years of art history at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Delight in a guided tour where the color red plays a significant role in the meaning of so many pieces. Visit a delightful world of jam s, jellie s and c a ke s in a b eh ind t he s c ene s t ou r t h rough Rowena’s Cake Factory. Relax along a tree-lined riverbank at the Hermitage Foundation Museum, a 20th century historic home that consists of a worldwide art collection and contemporary exhibition galleries. Spend the afternoon par t icipat ing in one of Mac A r t hur Center's special cooking packages for groups, including a cooking class at Williams-Sonoma or chocolate tasting tour at Lindt and Godiva. Indulge in antique shopping at the East Coast’s largest antique market located in the historic Ghent section of Norfolk.

S h ip s f r o m c o u n t r ie s a r o u n d t h e world including Italy, Brazil, Ecuador, Spain and the Netherlands have been inv ited to Nor folk’s water f ront for this speculator event. Come enjoy an outdoor festival at Town Point Park with fireworks, live music and great food. Come aboard the Spirit of Norfolk for the Parade of Sails, watching tall ships from around the world sail down the Elizabeth River in a spectacular twohour parade. Once the ships are docked at Town Point Park, hop on board for a tour and meet sailors from abroad. Or set your own sails aboard a sunset cruise and take part in a sailing lesson on the American Rover Tall Ship.

Virginia Beer Festival / Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Is the glass half empty or half full? Who cares at two outdoor festivals that offer dozens of breweries and wineries along t he dow ntow n Nor folk water f ront! Town Point Park comes alive each and every spring and fall with these two great outdoor festivals, the Virginia Beer Festival and the Town Point Wine Festival. These popular festival favorites bring fine beers from nearly three dozen domestic and international breweries and newly released vintage wines as well as past favorites from Virginia’s premier wine-makers. Savor fabulous foods and live entertainment all along the downtown Norfolk waterfront. Raise a glass to cheer a great time while dining and dancing under the stars aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. Take a bus tour of the world’s largest naval installation, Naval Station Norfolk with an active duty Navy sailor. Then set sail aboard a sunset cruise on the American Rover Tall Ship. Soak up the sun and enjoy a cold beer with the American Rovers’ own brewed beer. Stroll down Granby Street to dine in over 30 locally owned and chef operated restaurants, all in walking distance.

A Taste of Norfolk – A Culinary Experience Think small-town charm and big-city pleasures, with a thriving cultural and culinary scene, world-class museums, great shopping and extensive history! Delight in lunch at Rowena’s Tea Room filled with almond and lemon pound cakes and an assortment of jams. Tour the pound cake factory and Rowena will guide you behind the scenes to discover the secret of the pound cake and how her company all started from three fruit trees in her front yard. Then spend the afternoon participating in one of MacArthur Center's special cooking packages for groups, including a cooking class at Williams-Sonoma or a chocolate tasting tour at Lindt and Godiva. Learn to make pizza at the California Pizza Kitchen and snack on your very own hand-made pizza! Or take a class at Norfolk Botanical Garden, “Cooking with Herbs.” Learn how to grow herbs right in the garden that add the perfect touch to any meal. End the day with a boat or tram tour through over 20 theme gardens. Enjoy a famous ice cream cone from Doumar’s Restaurant where Abe Doumar invented the first ice cream cone. Take an evening stroll down Granby Street for either dinner or lunch inside one of over 30 locally chef owned and operated restaurants.

Student Tours Explore the Bay Nor fol k i s s u re t o m a k e a l a s t i ng impre s sion on any s t udent g roup! Sail across the Elizabeth River on the American Rover Tall Ship, the largest passenger carrying topsail schooner operating under the U.S. flag! Students c a n b e c ome sk i l le d at s a i l ing a nd n av ig at i ng a sh ip u nder t he s t a r s on this two hour cruise. Pet a shark, touch a tornado or learn how to build a battleship while studying the power of the sea at Nauticus. Get up close and personal with the animals at the Virginia Zoo with a behind the scenes tour. Kayak through our waterways at Norfolk Botanical Garden. End the day on a guided walking tour with the Sea Legends and Ghost Tour. Dine and dance aboard the Spirit of Norfolk on a dinner or moonlight cruise.

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Bands and Battleships Take a guided bus tour of the world’s largest naval installation, Naval Station Norfolk. Perform aboard the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the last and largest bat t leships built by t he U. S. Nav y. Sail across the Elizabeth River on the American Rover Tall Ship Cruise, for a student party cruise with pizza and entertainment! Walk in the shoes of a five star general and discover the compelling story of General Douglas MacArthur and the millions of Americans who served

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our nation through five wars at the MacArthur Memorial. Board the Spirit of Norfolk for a student buffet, with dancing and live entertainment, all while enjoying the panoramic skyline of Norfolk.

Day Packages Anchors Away Spend the morning at Nauticus, a fun and exciting interactive science and technolog y center, and explore the power of the sea! Visit the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and be introduced to over 200 years of naval activity in Hampton Road s. Enjoy a t wo - hour lu nc h c r u i s e a b o a rd t he Spi r it o f Norfolk accompanied by an informative narration along with great music and dancing. Enjoy panoramic views of the Norfolk Skyline and a close up view of the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet!

Pre & Post Cruise Spend an extra day in Norfolk either before or after your cruise and delight in a few of the charming attractions this city has to offer. Stroll through 5,000 years of art history at the Chrysler Mu s eu m of A r t , one of A mer ic a' s g reat e s t f ine a r t s mu seum s. Then head over to Nauticus, the interactive contemporary museum which uses the natural setting of Norfolk's harbor to showcase global maritime commerce and the world's largest Navy. End the day with an American Rover Tall Ship Cruise and enjoy the spacious top decks or relax below in the climate controlled cocktail lounge.

The Big Ticket (March – December) Spend the morning at Nauticus, a fun and exciting interactive science and technolog y center and ex plore t he power of the sea. Discover the Hampton Roads Naval Museum where you will be introduced to over 200 years of n av a l ac t i v it y in Ha mpt on Ro ad s. Walk the teak decks of the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the last and largest battleships built by the U.S. Navy. Stand beneath her 16- inch guns and feel the excitement of being aboard a historic warship. Then Board the Victory Rover Naval Base Cruise and see Naval St ation Nor folk by sea!

cruise information Named after a fort built in 1673 on the same site, Norfolk's Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center is open for business and welcoming passengers from across the country. The Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center is Norfolk's newest and most unique waterfront attraction. The facility is not only a gateway for cruise ships sailing to beautiful ports-of-call, it's also the most magnificent venue in the area to host your special event or function. This state-of-the-art facility boasts one of the largest privately-owned ocean liner collections as well as 400-year-old artifacts from historic Jamestown. Embarking has never been made easier; a recent Bermudabound passenger said his experience was "flawless and fast." With the addition of the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in downtown Norfolk, no other port comes close. The City of Norfolk offers convenient parking at the Cedar Grove parking lot. This lot offers 24-hour security and a complimentary shuttle that runs regularly for service to the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center. Located less than one mile from I-264, the Cedar Grove site is located on Monticello Avenue between Virginia Beach Boulevard and Princess Anne Road in downtown Norfolk. From I-264, take the City Hall Exit (Exit #10). At the light, turn right onto St. Paul's Boulevard and follow the "Cruise Parking" signs.

Upon parking your vehicle, your luggage will be loaded aboard the shuttle and delivered to your cabin on board. If you are dropped off curb side at the pier, there will be porters there to assist you with your luggage. If you are planning on arriving a day early, please visit w w w.visitnorfolktoday.com for a complete list of hotels with Park & Cruise Packages that include a hotel stay and parking for the duration of the cruise. For more information, call (800) 368-3097. If you are flying into Norfolk International Airport (ORF) the day of your cruise, it is approximately a 20 minute drive to the pier. Taxi fares range from $18-$25. For more information on Norfolk International Airport, directions and ground transportation options, visit www.norfolkairport.com. Upon arriving at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, please remember to have your passport and boarding documentation in hand. Before boarding, passengers will be required to go through security x-rays.

Parking is $10 per night for all cruises. No reservations are required and the parking fee can be paid in person upon entering the lot (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, cash and Travelers Checks are accepted). Discover card is not accepted.

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dining guide Restaurant

address

phone Price Range

Breakfast

Lunch Dinner Cuisine & Specialties

Downtown 456 Fish

456 Granby Street

757-625-4444

$$-$$$$

Nightly

Fine dining restaurant with an eclectic menu featuring seafood

AJ Gators

244 Granby Street

757-622-5544

$-$$

M-Su

M-Su

Sports food, seafood, American

Daily

Asian Grill

411B Granby Street

757-625-2222

$$

BAR Norfolk

333 Waterside Drive

757-627-2800

$

Daily

Chinese food and sushi

W-Sa

DJ and dancing nightly

Baxters Sports Pub

500 Granby Street

757-622-9837

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Fresh sandwiches, gourmet pizza and half dozen entrees

Ben & Jerry’s

333 Waterside Drive

757-640-0340

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Ice cream

Big Easy Grill & Oyster Bar

111Tazewell Street

757-227-6222

$$$-$$$$

Bobbie B’s Deli

433 Granby Street

757-623-7444

$

M-F

Tu-Sa

M-F

New Orleans flare and oyster bar Breakfast, deli sandwiches, soup and salad

Bodega

442 Granby Street

757-622-8527

$$

M-Sa

Spanish Mediterranean tapas bar

Byrd & Baldwin Brothers Steakhouse

116 Brook Avenue

757-222-9191

$$$$

Daily

Serving only USDA prime beef aged on premises

California Pizza Kitchen

MacArthur Center

757-622-7190

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Pizza

Cheesecake Factory

MacArthur Center

757-628-9260 Ext. 231

$

Daily

Daily

Cheesecake, sandwiches, light fare

Chili’s Bar and Grill

MacArthur Center

757-627-7440

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Casual atmosphere, American fare

Chocollage

201 College Place

757-533-5335

$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Gourmet pastries, espresso, coffee and wine

Daily

M-Sa

The City Dock Restaurant

777 Waterside Drive

757-622-2868

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

The City Line Café

205 E. City Hall Avenue

757-623-CAFE (2233)

$-$$

Daily

Daily

M-F

Crema

Dominion Tower

757-623-6434

$-$$$

Cuisine & Company

Chrysler Museum of Art

757-333-6291

$-$$

American Café

M-F

High-end coffeeshop, soup and sandwiches, salads, wraps

W-Su

Upscale lunch café

d’eGG

204 E. Main Street

757-626-EGGS

$

Daily

Daily

Serving breakfast all day; daily lunch specials

Deli Plus

161 Granby Street

757-625-7889

$-$$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Deli plus Mediterranean

M-Sa

Diesel Pizza

Waterside Festival Marketplace

757-627-9900

$

Daily

Nightly

Pizza

The Dining Room

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

757-627-4200

$$

Daily

Daily

Elegant ambience, creative

Daily

Domo Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

273 Granby Street

757-628-8282

$$-$$$$

Daily

Japanese restaurant and sushi bar

Empire Little Bar & Bistro

245 Granby Street

757-626-3100

$$

Su-F

Late Night

Tapas

Daily

Espeto na Brasa A Brazilian Restaurant

233 Granby Street

757-313-4363

$$$

Daily

Famous Uncle Al’s

155 Granby Street

757-625-8319

$

M-F

M-F

Brazilian steak house Hot dogs and more

Fahrenheit

437 Granby Street

757-965-8367

$$

M-Sa

American

Freemason Abbey

209 W. Freemason Street

757-622-3966

$$-$$$

Daily

Served in a 129-year-old renovated church

Daily

French Bakery and Delicatessen

4108 Granby Street

757-625-4936

$-$$$

Daily

European-style pastries, custom cakes, famous pastrami sandwich

The Gourmet Gang

440 E. Main Street

757-640-1065

$

M-F

M-F

Chefs weekly specials and deli menu, caterers

Daily

Grace Street Grille

217 Grace Street

757-625-3001

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Granby Bistro & Deli

225 Granby Street

757-622-7003

$-$$

Daily

Daily

American, sandwiches, barbeque French and Mediterranean sandwiches and subs

Guadalajara City Café

411 Granby Street

757-622-2489

$

Daily

Daily

Mexican

Gustos

271 Granby Street

757-626-0005

$$

Daily

Daily

Specialty pizzas, pasta, desserts, salads, catering

M-F

Havana

255 Granby Street

757-627-5800

$-$$$

Have a Nice Day Café

333 Waterside Drive

757-627-2270

$

M-Su

American fare with Cuban twist

Tu-Su

1970s-themed restaurant and dance club

Hell’s Kitchen

124 Granby Street

757-624-1906

$$-$$$

M-F

Sa-Su

Meat and potatoes with flair

Hits at the Park

Harbor Park, 150 Park Avenue

757-624-1048 Ext. 186

$$

During Tides Games

During Tides Games

Dine overlooking Norfolk’s Major League-style baseball park

Hooters

333 Waterside Drive

757-622-9464

$

Daily

Daily

American fare; famous wings

Il Colosseo

147 Granby Street

757-622-1701

$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Italian and Seafood

Indra Lounge

251 Granby Street

757-227-6221

$-$$$$

Nightclub and restaurant

Jillian’s

333 Waterside Drive

757-624-9700

$$-$$$

Entertainment megaplex! Eat, drink, play!restaurant

Daily

Nightly

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phone Price Range

Breakfast

Lunch Dinner Cuisine & Specialties

Downtown (continued) Joe’s Crab Shack

Waterside Festival Marketplace

757-625-0655

$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Seafood, family atmosphere

Johnny Rockets

MacArthur Center

757-622-7330

$

Daily

Daily

1950s diner with ‘90s flair

Daily

Kelly’s Backstage Tavern

320 Granby Street

757-622-5915

$-$$

Kevin's Pub

700 Monticello Avenue (Radisson)

757-627-5555

$$-$$$

Daily

Eclectic American with imagination

Daily

Contemporary American

Kincaid’s Fish, Chop & Steak House

300 Monticello Avenue

757-622-8000

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Seafood and steaks, extensive bar, casual atmosphere

Leaping Lizard Café

109 Main Street

757-622-5973

$-$$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Soups, salads and sandwiches

Machismo Burrito Bar

409 W. York Street

757-624-2424

$

Daily

Daily

Custom-made burritos & tacos

Max & Erma’s

300 Monticello Avenue

757-625-7771

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

American, casual atmosphere

MacArthur Center

300 Monticello Avenue

757-627-6502

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Casual atmosphere, seafood, sandwiches and salads

Mi Hogar

4201 Granby Street

757-640-7705

$

Daily

Daily

Mexican

Mo & O’Malley’s

131 Granby Street

757-623-3466

$

Tu-F

Tu-Sa

Irish pub food, daily lunch and dinner specials

Monastery Restaurant

443 Granby Mall

757-625-8193

$$-$$$

F

Tu-Su

European

Nauticus - The American Cafe

One Waterside Drive

757-664-1074

$

Tu-Sa

Variety of hot and cold fare on the Elizabeth River

Nordstrom Café

MacArthur Center

757-314-1111

$-$$

Daily

Casual; soups, sandwiches, entrees and desserts

Daily

Oasis Cafe & Coffee House

142 W. York Street

757-627-6161

$-$$

M-F

M-F

Homemade food and daily specials

Omar’s Carriage House

313 W. Bute Street

757-622-4990

$-$$$

Brunch Su

M-F

Eclectic cuisine, Morrocan Mondays

M-Sa

Outback Steakhouse

333 Waterside Drive

757-622-9101

$$-$$$

Friday

Daily

Australian theme, giant steaks

Pagoda Garden Teahouse & Gallery

265 W. Tazewell Street

757-622-0506

$$

Tu-Sa

Tu-Sa

American

Rama Garden

441 Granby Street

757-616-0533

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Thai

Schlotzsky’s Deli

246 E. Main Street

757-627-2867

$

Daily

Daily

Homemade bread, salads and fat-free frozen yogurt

Scotty Quixx

436 Granby Street

757-625-0008

$$-$$$$

Seasons Bistro

700 Monticello Avenue (Radisson)

757-627-5555

$-$$

Daily

M-Sa

Daily

International cuisine with a domestic flair Steak, seafood, American, free parking

Shula’s 347 Grill

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

757-282-6347

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Gourmet salads, fish and steak

Sirena Cucina Italiana

455 Granby Street

757-623-6622

$$-$$$

M-F

M-Sa

Fine dining Italian

Snappers

245 Granby Street

757-625-3366

$$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Fresh seafood

Soulicious – Food for the Soul

117 Tazewell Street

757-216-3093

TBD

Daily

Daily

Soul food, Caribbean, seafood, live jazz

Daily

The Southern Star

Waterside Festival Marketplace

757-628-9777

$-$$

W-Sa

Country atmosphere with food, tunes and large dance floor

Subway

259 Granby Street

757-626-1231

$

M-F

M-Su

Fresh sandwiches on homemade bread

Brunch

M-Su

Tabb’s at Riverview

4019 Granby Street

757-626-0871

$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Beef, chicken and seafood

Time Lounge

271 Granby Street

757-623-8463

$$

Daily

Daily

Eclectic Tapas

M-F

Todd Jurich’s Bistro

150 W. Main Street, Suite 101

757-622-3210

$$-$$$$

Trilogy Bistro

101 Granby Street

757-961-0896

$$ - $$$

M-Sa

Contemporary infused with French, Asian and American

Daily

Upscale dining with a cosmopolitan flair

Velvet Lounge

332 Granby Street

757-961-7143

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Global cuisine, multi-faceted entrees

Vintage Kitchen-Elizabeth River at Mile Marker Zero

Dominion Tower, 999 Waterside Drive

757-625-3370

$-$$$$

M-F

Th-Sa

Seasonal with focus on local ingredients

Waterside Festival Marketplace

333 Waterside Drive

757-627-3300

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

American fare, seafood, sandwiches and salads

Zero’s Subs

319 Granby Street

757-640-0226

$

M-F

M-F

Hot oven baked subs

M-F

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phone Price Range

Breakfast

Lunch Dinner Cuisine & Specialties

Hampton boulevard/old dominion university 21st Deli

222 21st Street

757-626-0011

$

M-Sa

M-Sa

NY-style subs and sandwiches

Amalfi Ristorante

2010 Colley Avenue

757-625-1262

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Brick oven baked pizza, vegetarian and vegan menu

A.W. Shucks Raw Bar & Grill

2200 Colonial Avenue

757-664-9117

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Fresh seafood

Azar’s Market & Café

2000 Colley Avenue

757-664-7955

$$

Daily

Daily

Lebanese, Mediterranean and vegetarian

Baker’s Crust

330 W. 21st Street

757-625-3600

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Café. Fresh-baked breads, sandwiches, gourmet groceries

Bangkok Garden

339 W. 21st Street

757-622-5047

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Daily

Authentic Thai cuisine

M-F

Bardo

430 W. 21st Street

757-622-7362

$$-$$$

The Boot

123 W. 21st Street

757-627-2668

$$$

Borjo

4416 Monarch Way

757-440-5800

$

Cogan’s

1901 Colonial Avenue

757-627-6428

$

Daily

M-Su

Pacific Rim-influenced tapas

Daily

Italian

Daily

Daily

Coffee house and café

Daily

Daily

Voted best pizza in Hampton Roads

Colley Cantina

1316 Colley Avenue

757-622-0033

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Informal, Mexican, seafood and Southwestern menu

Del Vecchios

1080 W. 47th Street

757-627-2788

$

M-Su

M-Su

New York- and Chicago-style pizza, pasta, subs

Dog-N-Burger

2001 Manteo Street

757-623-1667

$

Daily

Daily

Ribs, chicken, hamburgers, delivery

Doumar’s

20th Street and Monticello Avenue

757-627-4163

$

M-Sa

M-Sa

M-Sa

Drive-in barbecue, fresh lemonade, ice cream

Daily

Elliot’s Fairgrounds News & Coffee

806 Baldwin Avenue

757-640-2899

$

Enrico’s

4012 Colley Avenue

757-423-2700

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Organic coffee and tea, pastries, light fare

M-F

M-Sa

Italian and Greek

Fellini’s

3901 Colley Avenue

757-625-3000

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Gourmet pizza, Caesar and Greek salads, homemade pasta

Greater Grinders

4311A Colley Avenue

757-451-4512

$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Subs, salads, chips, party subs and catering

The Green Onion

1603 Colley Avenue

757-963-1200

$-$$

M-Sa

Daily

Seafood, steaks and vegetarian

Ibiza Spanish Restaurant & Tapas Bar

328 21st Street

757-227-4616

$-$$$$

M-F

Daily

Spanish Tapas and authentic paella

Daily

Katana

520 W. 21st Street

757-640-8898

$-$$

Daily

Kin’s Wok

222 H-1 W. 21st Street

757-623-8025

$-$$

Daily Daily

Kotobuki

721 W. 21st Street

757-628-1025

$-$$$

Luna Maya

2000 Colonial Avenue

757-622-6986

$

Japanese steakhouse and habachi Chinese

Daily

Japanese, sushi and noodles

Tu-Sa

Authentic Mexican menu

Magnolia Steak

749 W. Princess Anne Road

757-625-0400

$$-$$$$

M-F

Daily

Bar and separate pool room; also, formal dining room

Monarch’s Sports Grill

4500 Hampton Boulevard

757-423-4100

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

American; casual atmosphere

New Belmont

2117 Colonial Avenue

757-623-4477

$$-$$$$

No Frill Bar and Grill

806 Spotswood Avenue

757-627-4262

$-$$$

Brunch Su

M-Su

M-Su

Modern American, buffet Sunday

Daily

Daily

American

Orapax

1300 Redgate Avenue

757-627-8041

$-$$$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Greek specialties; neighborhood atmosphere

Pasha Mezze

350 W. 22nd Street

757-627-1319

$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Mediterranean cuisine, vegan and vegetarian selections, organic wines

Brunch

Press 626 Café

626 W. Olney Road

757-282-6234

$-$$$

M-F

Daily

Eco-friendly, local food establishment

Rajput

742 W. 21 Street

757-625-4634

$$

Daily

Daily

Lamb, goat, seafood, vegan and vegetarian, baked breads

Red Dog Saloon

1421 Colley Avenue

757-625-0259

$$

Rowena’s Tea Room

758 W. 22nd Street

757-627-8699

$-$$$

San Antonio Sam’s

1501 Colley Avenue

757-623-0233

$-$$$

Siam 21

742-G W. 21 Street

757-624-2455

$-$$

Brunch Sa-Su

Daily

Th-Sa

American Elegant fare in a quaint atmosphere

M-F

M-F

American; ribs, barbecue; Tex-Mex fare

Daily

Daily

Thai

Tortilla West

508 Orapax Street

757-440-3777

$$-$$$

Daily

South and Central American with their own interpretation

Voila!

509 Botetourt Street

757-640-0343

$$-$$$

M-F

Tu-Su

French-influenced

M-Su

The Wine House

1517 Colley Avenue

757-622-7777

$$$

M-Sa

Yorgos Bageldashery

2123 Colonial Avenue

757-623-6609

$

Daily

Daily

Tapas and international comfort food Bagels and bagel sandwiches

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address

phone Price Range

Breakfast

Lunch Dinner Cuisine & Specialties

Military Highway/Airport Aberdeen Barn

5805 Northhampton Boulevard

757-464-1580

$$-$$$$

The Azalea Room Café

6700 Azalea Garden Road

757-855-3176

$

Nightly

Daily

Steaks and fresh seafood Sandwiches and salads

China Garden

854 N. Military Highway

757-455-8868

$$

Daily

Daily

Chinese, Szechuan, Peking and Cantonese fare

Cici’s Pizza

5900 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

757-461-7022

$

Daily

Daily

Pizza, casual atmosphere

Dawat Indian Cuisine

888 N. Military Highway

757-455-8080

$$

Daily

Daily

Authentic Indian

El Rodeo

5834 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

757-466-9077

$

Daily

Daily

Mexican

Fountainside Café

1570 N. Military Highway

757-213-2231

$$

German Pantry

5329 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

757-461-5100

$-$$$

Daily

Golden Corral

6103 N. Military Highway

757-855-8170

$-$$

The Grate Steak

234 N. Military Highway

757-461-5501

$$-$$$$

F-Su

Max & Erma’s

1500 N. Military Highway

757-466-8000

$-$$$

Olive Garden

5920 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

757-455-5875

$-$$$

Daily

Tu-Sa

Daily

Italian seafood

Tu-Sa

Authentic German, groceries, candies, beverages

Daily

Daily

Buffet and home cooking

M-F

Nightly

Beef; choose and grill your own steak

Daily

Daily

American; casual atmosphere

Daily

Daily

A taste of Italy

Sal's Famous New York Pizza

1207 N. Military Highway

757-455-3663

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Pizza

Uptown Buffet

1050 N. Military Highway

757-893-9293

$-$$

M-Su

M-Su

Chinese buffet style restaurant. Buffet includes seafood and sushi

Wasabi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

5802 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 140

757-459-2386

$$-$$$$

Daily

Japanese steakhouse and sushi

Ocean View Beach

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The Azalea Inn

2344 E. Little Creek Road

757-587-4649

$$-$$$$

Daily

Daily

Casual pizza, subs and more

Captain Groovy’s Raw Bar

8101 Shore Drive

757-965-4667

$$$

Daily

Daily

Seafood

El Azteca

1522 E. Little Creek Road

757-587-6016

$

Daily

Daily

Mexican

Franco’s Italian Restaurant

169 W. Ocean View Avenue

757-531-8100

$$

Tu-Su

Tu-Su

Italian

Greenies

196-198 W. Ocean View Avenue

757-480-1210

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Seafood and burgers

Mi Hogar

4201 Granby Street

757-640-7705

$

Daily

Daily

Mexican

Mona Lisa’s Pizza

9583 Shore Drive East Beach Shops

757-362-0200

$-$$$

Daily

Daily

Italian, pizza and subs

Naas Bakery

3527 Tidewater Drive

757-623-3858

$-$$$

M-Sa

M-Sa

Specializes in pastries, donuts and homemade birthday cakes

No. 1 China Buffet

7635 Granby Street #B

757-423-8880

$-$$

M-Su

M-Su

Chinese food and sushi

Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

400 W. Ocean View Avenue

757-583-6000

$-$$

Daily

Daily

Seafood, steaks, soup, salad and sampler platters

Sa-Su

Regino’s Italian Restaurant

3816 E. Little Creek Road

757-588-4300

$-$$$$

M/W-Sa

M/W-Sa

Seafood, steak, and traditional Italian

Rom Thai

7512 Granby Street

757-480-7900

$$

Daily

Daily

Authentic Thai

Daily

Sai Gai Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

7521 Granby Street

757-423-1000

$-$$$

Daily

Terrace Café

6700 Azalea Garden Road

757-853-0416

$

Daily

Soup, salads, sandwiches

The Thirsty Camel

394 W. Ocean View Avenue

757-588-9877

$-$$

Daily

Steak and seafood, daily specials

Sa-Su

Daily

Traditional Japanese steak house

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accoMmodations Accommodations Address Phone Fax AAA room *H/A # of K/D Corridors Parking Restaurants Room Balcony Pool Fitness Meeting Hot Tub/ Pet Bus RV RATING types R ooms Service Room space WhirlPool Friendly Parking Parking

Downtown Courtyard by Marriott 520 Plume Street 757-963-6000 757-963-6001 3 K,D 13 65/60 Interior Off-Site Y N N Indoor Y Y Y N Y N Freemason Inn, Bed & Breakfast 411 W. York Street 757-963-7000 757-233-1897 3 KQ 4 4/0 Interior On-Site Breakfast Y N N N Y Y N Y N The Norfolk Plaza 700 Monticello Avenue 757-627-5555 757-533-9651 3 K,D 6 102/98 Interior On-Site Y Y N Outdoor Y Y N N Y Y Norfolk Waterside Marriott 235 Main Street 757-627-4200 757-628-6452 3 K,D 12 225/180 Interior On-Site Y Y N Indoor Y Y Y N N N Page House Inn, Bed & Breakfast 325 Fairfax Avenue 757-625-5033 757-623-9451 4 K 0 7/0 Interior On-Site Breakfast Y N N Y N Y N Y N Residence Inn 227 W. Brambleton Avenue 757-842-6216 757-842-6217 3 K,D 16 129/23 Interior On-Site N N N Indoor Y Y Y Y Y Y Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel 777 Waterside Drive 757-622-6664 757-622-4571 3 K,Q 12 226/242 Interior On-Site Y Y Y Outdoor Y Y N Y Y Y Tazewell Hotel & Plaza 245 Granby Street 757-623-6200 757-457-1516 3 K,Q,S 2 40/18 Interior Off-Site Y N N N Y Y N N N N Hampton boulevard/old dominion university Hampton Inn Naval Station Quality Inn/Norfolk Naval Base Spring Hill Suites, ODU Village

8501 Hampton Boulevard 747-489-1000 757-489-4509 3 D,K,S 2 63/54 Interior On-Site N N N Indoor Y N Y N Y Y 8051 Hampton Boulevard 757-451-0000 757-451-8394 3 K,D 5 85/45 Exterior On-Site N N Y Indoor N N Y N Y Y 4500 Hampton Boulevard 757-423-4100 757-423-4110 3 K,D 8 42/68 Interior On-Site Y Y N Indoor Y Y Y N Y Y Military Highway/Airport Candlewood Suites Norfolk Airport 5600 Lowery Road 757-605-4001 757-605-4002 N/A K,D,Q 8 32/77 Interior On-Site N N N N Y Y N Y Y Y Days Inn Norfolk Airport 5701 Chambers Street 757-461-0100 757-461-5883 N/A K,Q,D 3 130/70 Exterior On-Site Y N Y Outdoor N N N N Y Y Doubletree Hotel Norfolk Airport 880 N. Military Highway 757-461-9192 757-461-8290 3 D,K 8 180/20 Interior On-Site Y Y Y Outdoor Y Y N N Y N Econo Lodge Airport 3343 N. Military Highway 757-855-3116 757-857-6413 1 K,D 0 10/38 Exterior On-Site N N Y N N N N N Y Y Econo Lodge Military Circle 865 N. Military Highway 757-461-4865 757-466-7249 N/A K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N Y N N N N N Y Y Hampton Inn & Suites Norfolk Airport 1511 USAA Drive 757-605-9999 757-605-5999 3 K,Q 2 20/35 Interior On-Site N Y N N Y Y N N Y Y Hilton Norfolk Airport 1500 N. Military Highway 757-466-8000 757-466-7806 3 K,D 10 89/149 Interior On-Site Y Y N Both Y Y Y N Y Y Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1157 N. Military Highway 757-455-5055 N/A K,D 7 58/46 Interior On-Site Breakfast N N Both Y Y Y Y Y Y Holiday Inn Select Norfolk Airport 1570 N. Military Highway 757-213-2231 757-213-2232 3 K,D 6 86/61 Interior On-Site Y N N Indoor Y Y Y N Y Y America’s Best Value Inn 235 N. Military Highway 757-461-6600 757-466-9093 N/A K,Q 3 N/A Both On-Site Y Y Y Both Y Y Y N Y Y La Quinta Inn & Suites Norfolk Airport 1387 N. Military Highway 757-466-7001 757-466-7004 3 K,D,S N/A N/A Interior On-Site N N N Indoor Y Y Y Y Y Y Quality Suites Lake Wright 6280 Northampton Blvd. 757-461-6251 757-461-5925 3 K,D 5 33/74 Interior On-Site Y N N Indoor Y Y N Y Y Y Ramada Limited Airport 515 N. Military Highway 757-461-1880 757-461-4216 N/A K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N N Outdoor N N N N Y Ramada Norfolk Airport 1450 N. Military Highway 757-466-7474 757-466-0117 2 K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N N Outdoor N Y N N Y Y Residence Inn 1590 N. Military Highway 757-333-3000 757-333-3001 3 K,S 7 90/40 Interior On-Site N N N Indoor Y N N N Y Y Savannah Suites 5649 Lowery Road 757-213-5454 757-213-5456 N/A N/A N/A N/A Interior On-Site N N N N Y N N N Y Y Sleep Inn Lake Wright 6280 Northampton Blvd. 757-461-6251 757-461-5925 2 K,Q 5 73/54 Interior On-Site Y N N Indoor Y Y N Y Y Y SpringHill Suites 6360 Newtown Road 757-333-3100 757-333-3101 3 K,D 6 83/48 Interior On-Site N N N Indoor Y Y Y N Y N Ocean View Beach Best Western Holiday Sands Inn 1330 E. Ocean View Avenue 757-583-2621 757-583-2621 2 K,Q 2 26/64 Exterior On-Site N N Y Outdoor Y N N N Y Y Days Inn 7950 Shore Drive 757-587-8781 757-480-6071 N/A K,D,E 2 69/36 Exterior On-Site N N N Outdoor Y N N N Y Y Econo Lodge-Little Creek 7969 Shore Drive 757-588-3600 757-588-3600 N/A K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N N N N N N N Y Y America’s Best Value Inn 1850 E. Little Creek Road 757-588-8888 757-588-8477 N/A K,D N/A 18/41 Interior On-Site N N Y Outdoor N N Y N Y Y Super 8 Motel 1010 W. Ocean View Avenue 757-587-8761 757-587-9473 2 K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N Y Outdoor N Y N Y Y Howard Johnson 719 E. Ocean View Avenue 757-583-5211 757-583-6327 N/A K,D N/A N/A Exterior On-Site N N Y Outdoor N N N N Y Y

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Attucks Theatre

1010 Church Street

(757) 622-4763

www.attuckstheatre.org

Indoors. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs available. Seats 624. Call for stage dimensions and set up.

Battleship Wisconsin

One Waterside Drive

(757) 322-2987

www.hrnm.navy.mil

Up to 150 performers. Outdoors. Electrical outlets and chairs available.

Chrysler Museum of Art

245 West Olney Road

(757) 664-6200

www.chrysler.org

Up to 100 performers. Indoors. Electrical outlets and stage available.

D’Art Center

Selden Arcade 208 East Main Street

(757) 625-4211

www.d-artcenter.org

Rental fees vary. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs available. Indoors.

Granby Theater/Premiere

423 Granby Street

(757) 416-5415

www.granbytheater.com

Call for details. Indoors. Electrical outlets and stage available.

Harrison Opera House

160 East Virginia Boulevard

(757) 623-1223

www.vaopera.org

Indoors. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs avialable. Seats 1,632. Call for stage dimensions and set-up.

MacArthur Center

300 Monticello Avenue

(757) 627-6000

www.shopmacarthur.com

Indoors. Up to 25 performers for choral and instrumental. Electrical outlets and chairs available.

MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Square

(757) 441-2965

www.macarthurmemorial.org

Seating up to 100. Electrical outlets available.

L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center 700 Park Avenue

(757) 823-2063

www.nsu.edu

Call for details. Indoors. Electrical outlets and stage available.

Nauticus

One Waterside Drive

(757) 664-1000

www.nauticus.org

Up to 100 performers. Outdoors. Electrical outlets and limited chairs available.

Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Road

(757) 441-5830

www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org

Up to 1,000 performers. Indoor & Outdoor. Electrical units and chairs available.

Spirit of Norfolk

The Waterside, Otter Birth

(757) 625-1463

www.spiritofnorfolk.com

Up to 150 performers. No additional rental fee, only price of meal ticket. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs available.

TCC Roper Performing Arts Center

340 Granby Street

(757) 822-1450

www.tcc.edu/roper

Seats 862. Stage is 44’ wide and 25’ deep. Indoors. Electrical outlets available.

Ted Constant Convocation Center 3420 Hampton Boulevard (757) 683-5762

www.constantcenter.com / www.tedtix.com

Seats 10,000. Indoors. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs available. Seven days a week. Call for stage dimensions and set-up.

The NorVa Theater

317 Monticello Avenue

(757) 671-8100

www.thenorva.com

Indoors. Call for stage dimensions and set-up. Electrical outlets and stage available.

Town Point Park

Downtown Norfolk

(757) 441-2345

www.festevents.org

Outdoors. Stage available.

Waterside Festival Marketplace

333 Waterside Drive

(757) 627-3300

www.watersidemarketplace.com

Up to 25 performers. Indoors. Electrical outlets and stage available. Call for stage dimensions.

Wells Theatre 108 East Tazewell Street (757) 664-6464 www.sevenvenues.com

Up to 80-100 performers. Rental fees vary according to location. Electrical outlets, stage and chairs available. Seats 600. Call for stage dimensions and set-up.

Virginia Zoo

Up to 50 performers. Outdoor. Electrical outlets and chairs available.

3500 Granby Street

(757) 441-2374

www.virginiazoo.org

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Driving Directions FROM EAST I-64 East toward Richmond. Bypass Richmond with I-295 South (toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach). Take I-64 East to I-264 West to Exit 284A (toward Norfolk). Follow Exit 9 to Waterside Drive into downtown Norfolk.

getting here Norfolk sits in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic and Virginia waterfront region, easily accessible by motorcoach! In fact, Norfolk is a days drive from two thirds of the U.S. population.

Norfolk International Airport (ORF) 2200 Norview Avenue • Norfolk, VA 23518-5807 757-857-3351 Fax: 757-857.3976 • www.norfolkairport.com • info@norfolkairport.com

Airline Reservations American................ AA..........800-433-7300....................................www.aa.com Continental.............CO...........800-525-0280................... www.continental.com 800-523-FARE (3273) Delta.........................DL...........800 -221-1212................................www.delta.com Southwest..............WN..........800-435-9792..................... www.southwest.com

Ground Transportation Numbers Rental Cars Avis.......................... 800-831-2847 / 757-853-3178......................www.avis.com Budget..................... 800-527-0700 / 757-313-8271................ www.budget.com Dollar....................... 866-434-2226..............................................www.dollar.com Enterprise.............. 800-736-8222..................................... www.enterprise.com Hertz....................... 800-654-3131.............................................. www.hertz.com National.................. 800-227-7368 / 757-855-2037........ www.nationalcar.com Thrifty..................... 800-367-2277 / 757-340-7102................. www.thrifty.com

Shuttle Services

5 Cannonball Trail

FROM SOUTH I -95 North to Route 58 East (toward Norfolk). Take Route 58 East to I-264 East (toward Norfolk). Take the Waterside Drive Exit into downtown Norfolk.

8 d’Art Center

7 Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center

Rail Amtrak terminal is located in Newport News with direct bus service to downtown Norfolk. Call Amtrak Reservation Center: (800) 268-7252 for more information. www.amtrakvacations.com

East Side Cab..................... 757-718-0937

Mileage from Norfolk to Various Destinations

Eden Cab Co...................... 757-724-5555

CITY Miles KM

Waterside Taxi Company Inc..................... 757-531-6430

Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Charleston, SC Chicago, IL Durham, NC Greensboro, NC Hartford, CT Miami, FL New York, NY Newark, NJ Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Providence, RI Raleigh, NC Richmond, VA Roanoke, VA Toronto, Canada Virginia Beach, VA Washington, D.C.

Norfolk Checker................ 757-855-3333.......... www.norfolkcheckertaxi.com Oceanside Executive....... 757-455-5996 Southside Cab Co............. 757-423-0154

Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport 900 Bland Boulevard • Newport News, VA 23602 757-877-0221 Fax: 757-877-6369 • www.nnwairport.com • admin@nnwairport.com

Average Temperature (IN DEGREES FAHRENHEIT)

MONTH

HIGH LOW

MONTH

HIGH LOW

January

49.2

33.4

August

81.1

68.6

February

54.0

37.9

September

79.2

65.5

March

60.8

42.1

October

70.1

53.4

53.8

39.1

April

64.1

45.0

November

May

73.4

54.5

December

54.6

38.8

Annual

67.4

51.3

June

83.1

67.3

July

84.9

70.4

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Williamsburg, VA

555 232 577 431 902 184 236 477 949 372 353 748 276 522 175 83 245 800 17 195

894 374 929 694 1,452 296 380 768 1,528 599 568 1,204 444 840 282 150 394 1,280 27 314

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Net Route

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32 26 13

26 Chrysler Hall 27 Attucks Theatre

9 Fort Norfolk

28 29

28 TCC Roper Performing Arts Center

10 The MacArthur Memorial 11 Hampton Roads Naval Museum

29 The NorVa

12 Hunter House Victorian Musuem

15 Nauticus

25

15 10

8

1

Shopping:

19 Stockley Gardens

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20

22

18 Spirit of Norfolk

24

18

33 Harbor Park

17 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

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21

32 Norfolk Scope

16 Norfolk Trolley Tour

11

2

Sports:

14 34

7

31 Wells Theatre

5

31

3

30 Harrison Opera House

16

4

34 MacArthur Center

20 Town Point Park

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35 Ghent Shopping & Antique Stores

21 Victory Rover / Naval Station Cruise

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Visitor Information Center

P Motorcoach Parking Cruise Parking

Greater Norfolk Attractions:

City Wide Cabs.................. 757-622-2227 Duke Cab Co...................... 757-439-4162

Visitor Information Center

Performing Arts:

14 Moses Myers House

Andy’s Cab......................... 757-461-8880............................andystaxigroup.com 866-840-6573 (toll free)

Sports

9

25 Windows of History

6 Chrysler Museum of Art

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE-TUNNEL: One of seven man-made wonders of the world, this tunnel first opened in 1964. This 17.6 mile toll facility, Route 13, between Virginia Beach and Virginia’s Eastern Shore, shaves 95 miles off the trip from New York to Virginia. Current toll price is $12 each way. Motorcoach toll one way is $30 for two and three axles. Call (757) 331-2960 for more information. www.cbbt.com

Taxi Cabs

27

Performing Arts

24 Willoughby-Baylor House / Norfolk History Museum

4 Carrie B. Harbor Tours

27

Attractions

6

23 West Point Monument

3 Battleship Wisconsin

13 Martin Luther King Monument

H AMPTON ROADS BRIDGE -TUNNEL: This toll-f ree br idge -tunnel, 3.5 miles long, crosses the Hampton Roads shipping channel, connecting t he S out h side of Hampt on Road s w it h Pen in sula cit ie s of New por t News and Hampton via I- 64. Call (757) 727- 4800 for more information. www.roadstothefuture.com/I64_VA_HRBT.html

22 Waterside Festival Marketplace

2 Armed Forces Memorial

Tunnels

Orange Peel............ 757-463-7500................... orangepeeltransportation.com

Black & White.................... 757-855-4444......www.norfolkblack-whitecabs.com

LEGEND

FROM WEST Interstate 95 South toward Richmond to I-295 South (toward Norfolk, Virginia Beach). Take I-64 East to I-264 West to Exit 284A (toward Norfolk). Follow Exit 9 to Waterside Drive into downtown Norfolk.

MONITOR-MERRIMAC MEMORIAL BRIDGE-TUNNEL: This toll-free bridgetunnel, three miles long, links Southside and the Peninsula via the James River. This can be used as an alternate route for traveling to Norfolk from points north. www.roadstothefuture.com/I664_VA_MMMBT.html

Carey VIP Chauffeured Services.................. 877-422-1105..................................................... careyvip.net

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1 American Rover Tall Ship Cruise

When you get to Norfolk stop by the Ocean View Visitor Center conveniently located at 9401 4th View Street (1-64 at exit 273). 1-800-368-3097.

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Attractions:

FROM NORTH Interstate 95 South toward Richmond to I-295 South (toward Norfolk, Virginia Beach). Take I-64 East to I-264 West to Exit 284A (toward Norfolk). Follow Exit 9 to Waterside Drive into downtown Norfolk.

United Express...... UA..........800-UNITED-1 (864-8331)........ www.united.com US Airways..............US...........800-428-4322..................... www.usairways.com

Downtown Norfolk

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1 Hermitage Museum & Gardens

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2 Historic Fort Norfolk 3 Naval Station Norfolk

Performing Arts: 7 L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center 8 Constant Convocation Center

4 Norfolk Botanical Garden

3

5 Ocean View Beach Park 6 Viriginia Zoological Park

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Shopping: 9 The Gallery at Military Circle

Norfolk Electric Transit (NET) 4

www.norfolk.gov/parking

Get around downtown the smart way with the FREE Norfolk Electric Transit, (NET) shuttle. Running a 2.2 mile circuit around Norfolk’s downtown, you will never have to wait more than a few minutes for a ride on one of these comfortable, airconditioned vehicles. Look for the blue NET signs. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 6a.m.-11p.m.; Saturday, 12p.m.-12a.m.; Sunday, 12p.m.-8p.m. For more information, call (757) 664-6222. After hours: (757) 441-2056

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norfolk convention & v i s i t o r s bu r e au

You can count on the professionals at the Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau to make planning and administering your visit a complete success. For more information on group tour packages, please call the Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-368-3097 or visit www.visitnorfolktoday.com.

for your information Emergency Numbers

Buses / Charter Services

Ambulance & Rescue, Fire, Police....................................................................911 Coast Guard...................................................................................... 757-484-8192

Greyhound/Trailways.......................................................................800-454-2487

Fun Tours Inc.....................................................................................800-528-8687

Dental Referral Service................................................................... 800-917-6453

Hampton Roads Transit...................................................................757-222-6100

FBI........................................................................................................757-455-0100

James River Bus Lines......................................................................804-342-7300

Physicians Referral Service............................................................ 800-736-8272

Tidewater Touring Inc......................................................................757-494-1480

State Police........................................................................................ 757-424-6820 (Dial #77 on cell phone)

Venture Tours....................................................................................757-494-1480

Visitor Information Centers

Language Bank The American Red Cross...................................................................757-440-1111

Norfolk.................................................................... 800-368-3097 / 757-441-1852 Hampton................................................................. 800-800-2202 / 757-727-1102 Newport News.......................................................888-493-7386 / 757-866-7777

Emergency Services Atlantic Coach, In Tour Services.................................................... 800-268-9061 Cho’s Pavilion Citgo...........................................................................757-481-4067 Frank’s Trucking Center, Inc.......................................................... 757-488-8337 Fun Tours...........................................................................................800-528-8687 Holiday Trav-L-Park......................................................................... 757-425-0249 Roadside Repair at Charlie’s Truck Plaza..................................... 757-460-8678

Portsmouth............................................................. 800-767-8782 / 767-393-5111 Virginia Beach.......................................................800-822-3224 / 757-437-4882 Williamsburg.................................................................................... 800-447-8679

Receptive Operators Fun Tours Inc.........................www.funtoursinc.com....................800-528-8687 Colonial Connections...........www.colonialconnections.com.....800-378-1571

State and Federal Tax

Phillips Destination Management Services........... www.phillipstours.com................... 877-440-0220

Lodging....................................................................................... 8% city / 5% state

All In One Tours.....................www.all-in-one-tours.com.............888-283-3141

with an additional $1 per room per night

Mid Atlantic Receptive Services..................................www.takeafuntrip.com..................800-769-5912 Virginia Escape Ltd. .............www.vaescape.com.........................757-229-1161

Motorcoach Contacts Vehicle/License Registration

Fuel/Tax Permit

FHWA Authority Registration Fee

Department of Motor Vehicles

Department of Motor Vehicles

FHWA Field Office

2300 Broad Street

Motor Carrier Services/Credentials

P.O. Box 10249

P.O. Box 27412

2300 Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23240

Richmond, VA 23269

P.O. Box 27412

804-775-3320

866-368-5463

Richmond, VA 23269

www.fhwa.dot.gov

www.dmv.state.va.us

866-368-5463 www.dmv.state.va.us

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