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Norfolk, Virginia Attractions
Hampton Roads, Virginia is made up of several cities linked by a network of roads, bridges, and tunnels. Newport News and Hampton are located on the Peninsula, while on the mainland "Southside" you'll find Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk.
Norfolk has four distinct seasons, typically with high humidity throughout. July is the hottest month, with an average low of 71 degrees and an average high of 87 degrees. January is typically the coldest month, with an average low of 32 degrees and an average high of 48 degrees. July is also the wettest month with an average 5.17 inches of rainfall, while November is usually the driest month, with only 2.98 inches of rainfall. The Norfolk area usually receives less than six inches of snow a year.
Getting to town
By air: Hampton Roads is served by two airports, Norfolk International (ORF) and Newport News/Wiliamsburg International (PHF). All major national and international carriers fly out of these two airports. With connections through Atlanta, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and New York, you can reach anywhere in the world from Hampton Roads!
- By train: Hampton Roads is served by Amtrak's station in Newport News, offering connecting service through Richmond to Amtrak's Silver Crescent line between Boston and New Orleans.
- By bus: Greyhound Bus Lines has bus stations throughout the Tidewater region and offers bus service throughout North America.
- By car:
- Interstate 64 is the primary link to the Norfolk area and connects to I-95 near Petersburg, Virginia. It runs through Virginia and West Virginia to Kentucky.
- Interstate 264 runs from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront to Suffolk and connects Southside with downtown Norfolk.
- US 58 connects Hampton Roads to I-95 in Emporia, Virginia and I-85 in South Hill, Virginia.
- US 13 and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel serves the Eastern Shore and allows travel to the Northeast, bypassing Washington DC and Baltimore.
- US 17 connects Hampton Roads with North Carolina and down the Eastern Seaboard.
- US 60 runs parallel to I-64 and is convenient alternate route for heavy traffic.
|Chesapeake Square Mall
|Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
|Children's Museum of Virginia
|Christopher Newport University
|College of William & Mary
|Harbor Park Stadium
|Newport News Shipbuilding
|Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
|Norfolk International Airport
|Norfolk Naval Base
|Norfolk Naval Shipyard
|Old Dominion University
|Oyster Point Business Park
|Patrick Henry Mall
|Riverside Regional Medical Center
|The Virginia War Museum
|Thomas Nelson Community College
|Virginia Air & Space Museum
|Virginia Beach Oceanfront
|Virginia Living Museum
|Virginia Marine & Science Museum
|Virginia Zoological Park
|Water Country USA