6 days in Norfolk & Virginia Beach Itinerary

6 days in Norfolk & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Norfolk & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
1
Norfolk
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Norfolk

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.
Visit Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield for their historical value. Let the collections at Chrysler Museum of Art and Nauticus capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norfolk: Carova Beach (in Carova), Williamsburg (Jamestown Settlement & Bruton Parish Episcopal Church) and Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (in Cape Charles).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Norfolk trip itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Norfolk. In July in Norfolk, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Carova Beach, Yorktown Battlefield
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Nauticus ©
Nauticus
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

3
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, then get curious at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach online travel route planner .

Virginia Beach is just a short distance from Norfolk. July in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Corolla
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

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