Just three nautical miles northeast of the central business district in Norfolk, you will find Norfolk International Airport. Rent your car at the airport and you will find yourself in the heart of Norfolk within no time. Located in Virginia, this city is the second most-populous city of the state. This means you will find plenty of stores, great restaurants, and sights to see here.
Norfolk is one of those hidden gems in the States. Without the hustle and bustle of a big city but enough life not to be boring, you have made the right decision to visit Norfolk, Virginia. As mentioned before, Norfolk is the second most-populous city in Virginia right behind Virginia Beach. However, you do not have to leave Norfolk to enjoy the waters surrounding this state. Wander around Town Point Park in South-Norfolk, for example. It is a clean and inexpensive park, where events are regularly hosted. This park has an amazing view over the Elizabeth River, which makes it a romantic destination as well. Does it get any better than enjoying tasty wines at an annual wine festival while watching life on the waters? We do not think so either.
You can also dig deeper into what Norfolk has to offer by visiting one or several of its museums. The Chrysler Museum of Art is a popular highlight in this city. Besides a free admission to the general collection, there is a wide variety of art as well as a popular glass studio. This is a great stop if you like some hands-on activities. Speaking of hands-on activities, a trip to the O’Connor Brewing Company has to be on the list when there are beer lovers present. You can join their free brewery tours and enjoy their wide assortment of beers in their tasting rooms afterward.
Even though you might not choose your destinations based on how expensive they are, Norfolk is a very budget-friendly stop. Thanks to free admission at various museums and sights, you can, for example, enjoy the great meals you will find in the restaurants in Norfolk more often than you normally would. The scenic sights for those who appreciate seaside views are available all around the city. People are friendly, many annual festivals, both big and small, are held here, the food is mouth-wateringly good and the 130 mermaid sculptures around town are all characteristics that’ll make your journey to Norfolk one to remember.
Visit Virginia’s Norfolk in a kind of fashion that suits you best. From large SUV’s to compact and comfortable cars, we offer it all. Our affordable rates can make your trip to the budget-friendly city even better. There is no need to stay in Norfolk alone when you’ve got a comfy rental car. Why not take a day trip to Virginia Beach as well? The possibilities are endless.