Home to the Norfolk Tides, Norfolk’s AAA professional baseball team, affiliate of the New York Mets, sits at the edge of the Elizabeth River just east of The Waterside. Touted as the best minor-league facility in the country seats 12,000. Season runs from April 4 to Sept. 1. Call 622-2222 for dates & times. Harbor Park Norfolk, VA 757-622-2222
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk introduces guests to over two hundred years of activity in and around the great harbor of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is one of eleven museums operated by the U.S. Navy and now, in conjunction with Nauticus The National Maritime Center, is the home of the Navy’s battleship Wisconsin. Admission is FREE! The Hampton Roads Naval Museum Norfolk, VA 757-322-2989 www.hrnm.navy.mil
Welcome to Taste Tidewater Tours, Coastal Virginia’s premiere food and brew tour service. Dedicated to all things local, let Taste Tidewater take you safely from farms to restaurants to wineries and breweries. Choose from our set tours or contact us to put together a custom tour for your group. Our executive coach premium touring bus includes roomy, easy walk on and off boarding, and spacious interior designed for comfort, that easily seats 12. We are happy to provide water and lights snacks for the ride and guests are welcome to bring their own picnic, snacks, and beverages. We even have space for your cooler. Guests can enjoy their own music or even a movie on our flat-screen TV. We carry you safely from location to location while you hear local lore and history as well as beer and wine essentials… So get off the beaten path and go where the locals go with Taste Tidewater Tours! All of our tours can be customized to fit you and your group’s needs. Check out our video! Beer and wine tasting tours are for persons 21 years of age and older (no exceptions), as of the tour departure date, and must have valid […]
Journey to mysterious places inhabited by exotic animals from around the world–without leaving Hampton Roads! Just board the Norfolk Southern Express train at The Virginia Zoo for an expedition to Asia – Trail of the Tiger or Africa’s Okavango Delta! Discover lions, bears, elephants, gibbons, giraffes, colorful birds and more! Watch the red panda climb through the trees just above your head. Go nose-to-nose with a prairie dog in an underground viewing bubble. Enjoy a stroll among our themed gardens and beautiful landscaping. The Virginia Zoo provides education and entertainment for people of all ages, and the Zoo is home to more than 400 animals on 53 beautifully landscaped acres. Our enriched exhibits encourage the animals’ natural behavior, and provide information about their habitats, what they eat and their worldwide conservation status. Visiting the Virginia Zoo is a fantastic thing to do with family and friends, and it’s a terrific value! Admission is $11 for adults, $9 for children (ages 2-11) and $10 for seniors (62+). Children under two get in FREE! The Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except major winter holidays. Virginia Zoo 3500 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23504 (757) 441-2374 www.virginiazoo.org
Beautifully landscaped MacArthur Square in downtown Norfolk, Virginia is the site of the four buildings that comprise the MacArthur Memorial. The Memorial’s theater contains several special exhibit galleries and continuously shows a twenty-four minute film on the life and times of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Jean MacArthur Research Center (named after the General’s widow) houses the library and archives, education programs, and the administrative offices for the MacArthur Memorial and the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation. The gift shop displays General MacArthur’s 1950 Chrysler Imperial limousine which he used from 1950 to the end of his life. The museum proper is housed in Norfolk’s stately nineteenth century City Hall. A monumental rotunda is the General’s and Mrs. MacArthur’s final resting place where they are surrounded by inscriptions, banners, and flags heralding the general’s long and glorious career. Nine separate galleries arranged in two levels circle the rotunda and tell the story of General MacArthur and the millions of American men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces from the Civil War through the Korean War. A visit to the MacArthur Memorial provides a unique glimpse into the 20th century and can renew your faith in […]
Tour one of the nation’s most modern TV stations and join the studio audience for taping of “The 700 Club” with Pat Robertson. Christian Broadcast Network I-64 at Indian River Road, exit 286. Virginia Beach, VA (757) 226-2745
All aboard, me hearties! Set sail on Capt. Jack’s Pirate Ship Adventures aboard the Lost Pearl for a ripsnortin’, swashbucklin’ adventure on the high seas. During this nautical voyage, all hands will help search for a grand treasure stolen by that scurvy dog Blackbeard! Our mission is to track down the booty, and take our revenge on the thieving scoundrels who stole our loot. This voyage is not for the lily-livered, as a fierce water cannon battle is sure to ensue. The spoils will be divided up between all ship hands and there will be fine entertainment on deck as well, the likes of which will amaze and astound ye. Learn pirate songs, see how low ye can go under the limbo stick and then learn to dance a little jig during your time at sea. There will a captivating pirate show and even an educational lesson or two for the wee sprogs on board. The waters off Virginia Beach abound with dolphins, so look sharp mateys! Bring yer camera to capture all the memories of yer time on the high seas. Aye, and don’t forget that there’s fine victuals aboard as well, with the likes of hotdogs, popcorn and […]
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