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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“MacArthur Center, located in historic downtown Norfolk, is Hampton Roads dominant shopping, dining and entertainment destination. The center features unique to the market premiere retailers like Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, LUSH and J.Crew along with favorites like Apple, Sephora and White House Black Market. Enjoy a meal at one of five sit down restaurants, grab a quick bite in the food court or see a movie in our 18-screen cinema. MacArthur Cetner is located directly off I-264 on Monticello Avenue.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Engage all your senses as you see and learn at the same time. Who says history is boring”
  • 30 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The Waterside District offers wonderful restaurants, boating, and tourist attractions. Take a dinner cruise on The Spirit of Norfolk, Escape the Ship on the USS Wisconsin, learn more about our great US Navy on Nauticus, or catch the Ferry over to Portsmouth. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Waterfront maritime museum with science exhibits, an aquarium & a historic battleship.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“You can shop, grab a bite to eat, or catch a movie. Surrounded by other restaurants and nail spas. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
History Museum
“Massive WWII-era battleship featuring tours, included with admission to Nauticus maritime museum.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Hotel
“Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“large outdoor park with playgrounds, running/bike paths, fitness areas, ponds, skateboard park, etc. great for families, kids, exercising ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The Virginia Beach Amphitheater boasts a seating capacity of 20,000 thousand, with no area of lawn escaping huge crowds of dancing feet! Check out their complete concert schedule online. Enjoy a performance during your stay! The venue is only 5 miles from this location.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Music Venue
“They always have concerts going on for a reasonable price. Great music venue!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“The Children's Museum of Virginia is the largest children's museum in the state of Virginia. It is located in the heart of Olde Town Portsmouth at 221 High Street. The museum has a planetarium and two floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fun place to hang out and sit by fire pits in cooler weather. Have a beer or glass of wine. Cider. Play a game of corn holes. Food trucks on certain nights. Other activities. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This mall is right at the Town Center of Virginia Beach. It has lots of stores and restaurants!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Rooftop bar with a gorgeous view of the water and downtown Norfolk. Fantastic atmosphere. Go near sunset to get a good picture!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the East coast's finest small museums. Give yourself plenty of time to see art of all periods, or just drop in for a changing exhibit and have a great lunch. Less than an hour away. Admission is free.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Stadium
“Janet Jackson 12/10/17 Rescheduled from 6/10/17 * Many Top Name Performances to be updated. ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

General Entertainment
“The Waterside District offers wonderful restaurants, boating, and tourist attractions. Take a dinner cruise on The Spirit of Norfolk, Escape the Ship on the USS Wisconsin, learn more about our great US Navy on Nauticus, or catch the Ferry over to Portsmouth. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Hotel
“Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Rooftop bar with a gorgeous view of the water and downtown Norfolk. Fantastic atmosphere. Go near sunset to get a good picture!”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is the ideal place for diversity in cuisine, amazing bar for the game and great prices. It's in Town Center.. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Beautiful abbey restored into restaurant. Delicious food and wonderful service. Reservation recommended for weekend.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a gourmet take on the classic grilled cheese! bring your appetite because these are big sandwiches ! I recommend the Johnny Apple seed! or if you love chocolate go the Big O will satisfy your cravings! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
German Restaurant
“Authentic German Food. Awesome place to eat and very good waitstaff. I have dined here for years and the food is amazing. Well stocked Bar in back. Look for the trees next to Long Boards and its in the lighted tree path. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“They have more than Cheesecake, But let's be honest, Who can resist cheesecake? The art deco design will leave you breathless. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

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