Norfolk Virginia, home to an important American Military Navy base as well as the National Maritime Center, is a beautiful port city beckoning visitors from around the world to visit its many area attractions. Norfolk is also located within reasonable driving distance to Virginia Beach and Newport News.
Surprising to many visitors who picture Norfolk Virginia as a summertime destination only, is the ice skating Norfolk Virginia offers. Norfolk maintains several quality ice skating rinks including Macarthur Center, open November 22 -- January 8th. With open skating, figure skating exhibitions, lessons, skating with the Norfolk Admirals, live music performances and more, MacArthur Center's makes ice skating Norfolk Virginia the place to be.
If you’re not interested in ice skating Norfolk Virginia, check out The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk Virginia, considered one of the Top 20 museums in the USA. This museum features artwork from every major civilization, historical period and culture for the past 5,000 years. You’ll spend all day wandering through the exhibits and marveling at all of the fantastic historic tid-bits.
Seafood Norfolk Virginia is also a big Norfolk draw because of the city’s location on the water. Don’t miss out on seafood Norfolk Virginia at Fisherman’s Wharf , serving an all-you-can-eat fresh seafood buffet that’s one of the largest buffets on the East Coast. You can also taste a little seafood Norfolk Virginia at the Surf Rider Restaurant in the Hampton Roads area. Surf Rider specializes in fresh local seafood and features daily lunch and dinner specials, all sure to please your pallet.
For those who require a little pampering on their vacation, check out a day spa Norfolk Virginia. L'Etoile Nail & Day Spa Norfolk Virginia offers rejuvenating skin care treatments and relaxing full-body massage, as well as specialty nail and hair care services. You can also visit the Hague Cosmetic Center and day spa Norfolk Virginia, a specialty medi-spa offering microdermabrasion packages, chemical peels, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Time your stay in Norfolk Virginia to coincide with the many area festivals such as the Virginia Beer Festival in May, or the Birds Blossoms and Blues Festival where the Norfolk Botanical Garden combines one of Virginia's premier birding events with great blues, bluegrass, and a unique plant sale, also happening in May. You can also contact your hotel’s concierge to find out what’s happening in Norfolk Virginia during your stay, whether it is in May or December to make the most of your stay in this city by the water.