3 days in Norfolk Itinerary

3 days in Norfolk Itinerary

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3 days in Norfolk Itinerary

Start: Fredericksburg
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Norfolk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Fredericksburg

2
nights
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Shop till you drop at MacArthur Center and The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg. Museum-lovers will get to explore MacArthur Memorial and U.S. Army Transportation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norfolk: Historic Jamestowne (in Williamsburg) and Virginia War Museum (in Newport News). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Virginia, and take an in-depth tour of Hermitage Museum and Gardens.

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Fredericksburg to Norfolk is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Newport News, Children's Museum of Virginia, Old Point Comfort Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Army Transportation Museum ©
U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Virginia War Museum ©
Virginia War Museum

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