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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Centre
“MacArthur Center, located in historic downtown Norfolk, is Hampton Roads dominant shopping, dining and entertainment destination. The center features unique to the market premiere retailers like Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, LUSH and J.Crew along with favorites like Apple, Sephora and White House Black Market. Enjoy a meal at one of five sit down restaurants, grab a quick bite in the food court or see a movie in our 18-screen cinema. MacArthur Cetner is located directly off I-264 on Monticello Avenue.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Engage all your senses as you see and learn at the same time. Who says history is boring”
  • 30 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Explore one of the navies oldest ships and take a tour!! Plenty of learning and adventure for the whole family to enjoy ”
  • 37 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The Waterside District offers wonderful restaurants, boating, and tourist attractions. Take a dinner cruise on The Spirit of Norfolk, Escape the Ship on the USS Wisconsin, learn more about our great US Navy on Nauticus, or catch the Ferry over to Portsmouth. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can shop, grab a bite to eat, or catch a movie. Surrounded by other restaurants and nail spas. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
History Museum
“Interesting place to visit if you're into battleships. Get a free tour of the ship. Don't miss he museum.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Indoor bays where you can play tons of different golf-like games with great food and drinks”
  • 17 locals recommend
“large outdoor park with playgrounds, running/bike paths, fitness areas, ponds, skateboard park, etc. great for families, kids, exercising ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The Virginia Beach Amphitheater boasts a seating capacity of 20,000 thousand, with no area of lawn escaping huge crowds of dancing feet! Check out their complete concert schedule online. Enjoy a performance during your stay! The venue is only 5 miles from this location.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Music Venue
“They always have concerts going on for a reasonable price. Great music venue!”
  • 11 locals recommend
“If you have children the Children's museum of Portsmouth is a must stop. There are many activities that will allow your kids to imagine, explore and discover through playing, toys, and shows. The grocery store and the dental exhibit were our top favorites.”
  • 21 locals recommend
“Beautiful establishment, delicious craft beer, tons of outdoor space with picnic tables, swing chairs, and a fire pit.”
  • 15 locals recommend
“One of the East coast's finest small museums. Give yourself plenty of time to see art of all periods, or just drop in for a changing exhibit and have a great lunch. Less than an hour away. Admission is free.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This mall is right at the Town Center of Virginia Beach. It has lots of stores and restaurants!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Rooftop bar with a gorgeous view of the water and downtown Norfolk. Fantastic atmosphere. Go near sunset to get a good picture!”
  • 13 locals recommend