100 Red Cedar Court
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: (757) 547-8880
Fax: (757) 312-8325
The Chesapeake Arboretum was founded in 1996 and consists of 47 acres. In addition to the mature forest the arboretum comprises, there are also ample trails and demonstration gardens. The arboretum contains about three and a half total miles of trails that pass through all the different parts of the park.
Unique doglegs and strategically placed water hazards are featured at this 18 hole, par 70 semiprivate golf club which also features a driving range, putting and chipping areas, restaurants, a snack bar, league tournaments, golf lessons, and a club house.
Enjoy a challenging round of golf while at this 6,278 yard, 18 hole, par 71 semiprivate golf course that features all bentgrass greens and Bermuda fairways, as well as a driving range, putting green, well stocked pro shop, and a restaurant.
A public, Robert Trent Jones, par 72 golf course which was carved out of woodland and incorporates plenty of natural water hazards and well placed bunkers across its 6,846 yards. The fairways on this course are tree lined and the greens are large. A driving range with both grass and mats is on site, as well as a practice bunker, a chipping area, and a putting green.
A very challenging 18 hole, par 72 public golf course that features narrow, tree-lined fairways, well bunkered greens, and water hazards coming into play on almost every hole. A clubhouse, pavilion, well stocked pro shop, restaurant, driving range, chipping and putting areas, and practice bunker are also on site.
The American Rover Tall Ship Cruises offer visitors a unique way to tour the Hampton Roads harbor. Easily visible with its distinctive red sails, tours leave daily, rain or shine, from their dock by Town Point Park. Each tour is narrated and passengers can participate in the ship's operation. See their website for tour times and ticket prices.
Located in Downtown Norfolk, on the waterfront, Town Point Park host scores of events throughout the year. Events include the Friday-after-work concert series, Harborfest, Town Point Jazz and Blues Festival, and the ever popular Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival. The park is situated adjacent to the Waterside Festival Marketplace.
Part of the Nauticus Maritime Center, the USS Wisconsin came to Norfolk in 2000. The ship is over 60 years old, first launched in 1943, and is one of the largest battleships ever built by the US Navy. Children and history buffs especially love it, and docents are placed in various spots on board to answer any questions about the ship's colorful history.
This extremely popular tourist walk takes visitors through some of Norfolk's most significant heritage sites. Visitors can experience over 400 years worth of history. Sights include the 1673 Half Moone Fort and the stately St Paul's Church. It's a leisurely, fascinating way to see the best of Norfolk's rich history. Call for more details.
See Norfolk by water as well as by sea on one of the Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises. This two hour narrated tour departs from Nauticus and cruises through Hampton Roads Harbor and on the Elizabeth River to give you a glimpse of the Naval Base from this aquatic view point. You will sail past submarines, aircraft carriers and other impressive military vehicles and installations. The interior of the boat is air conditioned and there is also a gift shop and snack bar. Check the website for schedules.
A challenging back nine with numerous bunkers and water hazards is featured at this 6,013 yard, 70 par golf course that also features a driving range, a putting green, a practice bunker, and lessons by professional golf instructors.