Norfolk, the Heart of
the Virginia Waterfront
Norfolk is a city with vibrant entertain- ment and culture, delicious cuisine and 144 miles of beautiful shoreline.
Groups staying in Norfolk are accommodated
in a wide variety of hotels, most of which are
located within walking distance of the city’s
downtown meeting venues, shops, restaurants, attractions and nightlife options.
The new Hilton Main hotel and conference center, slated to open in early 2017, will
deliver a level of luxury previously unavailable
in our area. By spring 2017 both the waterfront Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel and
the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel will
have undergone major renovations. Norfolk
Premium Outlets and the new Waterside
District will open in 2017.
Getting around has never been easier with
The Tide, Virginia’s ;irst light rail system.
Norfolk has a very unique art scene including a brand new Arts District, the nationally
renowned Chrysler Museum of Art and the
Chrysler Museum Glass Studio. The night
scene is happening too, with the opening of
new breweries, Virginia’s very ;irst urban
winery, gastropubs and much more.
Norfolk’s Granby Street, also known as
“restaurant row,” and the historic Ghent
neighborhood are teeming with talented chefs
and ambitious restaurateurs. The city offers
everything from vegan fare to a highly lauded
seafood selection to culinary offerings from
around the world. Sign up for one of Norfolk’s
fabulous culinary or pub tours!
History enthusiasts can tour the Douglas
MacArthur Memorial, the ;inal resting place
for General Douglas MacArthur and his wife,
and Naval Station Norfolk, the world’s largest
naval base. Norfolk is also home to Battleship
Wisconsin, one of the largest battleships in the
world, which is docked in the city’s picturesque harbor and has served in both WWII
and the Gulf War.
A quick three-hour drive from Washington,
D.C., Norfolk is easy to get to by car from most
cities and boasts an international airport and
passenger rail service. For more information,
call VisitNorfolk at (800) 368-3097 or visit
Norfolk is a city with vibrant
entertainment and culture,
delicious cuisine and 144 miles
of beautiful shoreline.