The Norfolk Botanical Gardens offer many different signature and theme gardens for guests to stroll around, such as the Virginia Native Plant Garden, the Bristow Butterfly Garden and the Enchanted Forest. In addition to the numerous beautiful gardens, the Norfolk Botanical Gardens also put on special events and exhibits. Among these are bike nights, sculpture exhibits and guided tours of the gardens.
Constructed in 1932, this eye-catching Art Deco edifice was originally built to serve as a post office as well as a courthouse. The facility's dual function continued until 1984, when the post office moved to a separate facility, and the structure was renamed Walter E. Hoffman United States Courthouse. The four-story structure is notable with architecture enthusiasts for being in the shape of a trapezoid.
510 North Main Street Suffolk , VA 23434 +1 757 934 0822
The Riddick House is a monumental home site in the Suffolk vicinity of the U.S. State of Virginia. The ancient historic house dates back to 1837. It is a fine example of the Greek Revival style of architecture. The house is a structurally brilliant site and swanks of tremendous monumental value. It has also been registered on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974.
4001 Sandpiper Road Virginia Beach, VA 23456 +1 757 426 7128/+1 800 933 7275(Toll Free)
Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, False Cape State Park is a state park offering primordial camping with a comprehensive environmental education program in the peaceful costal settings on the East Coast. The park features a memorial probably erected in 1887 during 16th or early 17th century at the park's south end with "
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"Graveyard of the Atlantic owing to the numerous shipwrecks that took place here. Around 16th or early 17th century, a group of people who survived these shipwrecks formed the community of Wash Woods. A hunt house was converted to establish the park's Wash Woods Environmental Education Center. In 2002 the underdeveloped part of the park was rededicated as the False Cape Natural Area Preserve.
Fort Monroe Hampton, VA 23651 +1 800 800 2202(Tourist Information)
Dating back to 1775 the Old Point Comfort is one of the oldest lights in Chesapeake Bay. The structure as it is today is the work done between 1800 and 1801 by Elzy Burroughs. Towering about 54 feet (16.45 meters) high, it was temporarily seized by the British in 1812. As of today, the tower is not open to public but the grounds are often visited by tourists at Fort Monroe.
New Guinea Road Virginia Beach, VA 23459 +1 757 898 2410(Tourist Information)
The Cape Henry Memorial is a vivid reminder of every individual of the first landfall in Virginia Beach. The colonists of the Jamestown settlement alighted on April 26, 1607 and started to explore the local scene. It was these colonists who named the cape and fixed a cross at the spot. This is a testament to the many battles, a remembrance of the colonists passing by and the spirit of the local community and people.
100 1st Street South Hampton, VA 23664 +1 757 850 5134
It is a neighborhood in the city of Hampton, Virginia and is one of the oldest recreational places in the state. The history dates back to the year 1619 when a plantation called the Buck Roe was designated for use of English settlers in the area. After the Civil War, the place was built into a tourist attraction with a light house, inns, beachfront activities, horse-drawn carriages, an amusement park and more. Currently, there is a large pavilion used for performances, beachfront activities like kayaks, beach umbrellas and chairs, and more.
Aberdeen Gardens is a community that was planned for the resettlement of African Americans. Built in 1934, its construction included several houses, stores and gardens spread over 440 acres (180 hectares). This neighborhood is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
119 South Witchduck Road Unit 75 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Housed inside a warehouse, this quirky-named, do-it-yourself venue is a popular spot to catchup on the performances of well-known touring bands. The performances of indie bands like Sundials and Bomb the Music Industry! at this venue has set a precedent for many such bands to stand up and take notice of this intimate venue. Apart from concerts, the venue is also open for art shows, movie screenings and private get-together.
1636 Parish Road Virginia Beach, VA 23455 +1 757 460 0007
Adam Thoroughgood House is known for being one of the oldest homes around town. Named after the native community leader, the house was built in 1680 by his grandson. The medieval cottage is an adorable sight with its typical English facades and quaint interiors.
The MacArthur Memorial is a series of four buildings, commissioned
in the 1960s, to commemorate the life of one of America's most awarded military heros, Douglas MacArthur. The buildings include the MacArthur Theater, where you can see a documentary ...
The Norfolk Naval Station is located in the Sewells Point
area of Norfolk, and is the largest Naval complex in the world. Situated nearby to the site of the Monitor and Merrimac battle, on the original site of the ...
Adam Thoroughgood House is known for being one of the
oldest homes around town. Named after the native community leader, the house was built in 1680 by his grandson. The medieval cottage is an adorable sight with its typical ...