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Guide to Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia is an American city that has developed into one of the country’s major military sites, with the Norfolk Navy Base being the largest in the United States and housing a large percentage of the nations fleet.

The city developed this role thanks to the natural harbour that is a feature here, and from this the city has grown and evolved into what is now an economically strong and well populated location. Visitors to Norfolk tend to go for the military and naval aspects that are prevalent here, either from a historic perspective or to meet up with family and friends.

Top Norfolk Tourist Attractions

Leave time to explore Norfolk and see some of the sights Norfolk top attractions include the Chrysler Museum of Art is great to see for yourself. The Virginia Zoo are also well worth seeking out. Norfolk’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Norfolk tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Norfolk based guides who will show you Norfolk’s less well known attractions.

Norfolk Sports Information

It often seems as though Norfolk’s most popular sport is Baseball. The best-known team is Norfolk Tides at their home: Harbor Park. Each year, the biggest event in Norfolk’s sporting calendar is major matches, which you can see at the Harbor Park - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Top Norfolk Tourist Attractions

Leave time to explore Norfolk and see some of the sights Norfolk top attractions include the Chrysler Museum of Art is great to see for yourself. The Virginia Zoo are also well worth seeking out. Norfolk’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Norfolk tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Norfolk based guides who will show you Norfolk’s less well known attractions.

Norfolk Weather

Easily pinpoint the best time for going to Norfolk courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Norfolk. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Norfolk over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Norfolk, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Norfolk Driving Tips

If you plan to drive a car while in Norfolk, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for the USA which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Norfolk.

When you drive in Norfolk, in common with the rest of the USA, you should always keep to the right.

You can book car hire in Norfolk online before travelling to the USA. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Norfolk where you can pick up your car.

Norfolk Airport Information

Norfolk International Airport is located approximately 3 miles northeast from Norfolk. The international IATA code for the airport is ORF is only about 7 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Norfolk, and taxis are also available. Norfolk International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Norfolk if you want something to remember your visit.

British Embassy in Norfolk

If you get into trouble in Norfolk, or just need some advice, the Norfolk British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
3100 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC
20008

Telephone: (1) (202) 588 7800

The Facts About Norfolk

City Name: Norfolk
Country: USA
Language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Time Difference: GMT - 5
Electricity Supply: 110/120V AC 60Hz

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