Long considered an important military and transportation hub, Norfolk, VA is a center for culture, arts and outdoor activities -- perfect for the solo business traveler and vacationing family alike.
Start your day with a bicycle ride or brisk hike through Backbay National Wildlife park or False Cape State park, where you can spot both local and endangered animals as they migrate between refuges. Make your exercise educational when you walk or jog down Cannonball Trail, which winds through the most historic sites in the city. Or simply hop into the elevator of your Holiday Inn hotel and head down to a world class pool or fitness center to work it out on the equipment before heading out to embrace all that Norfolk has to offer.
Norfolk visitors love exploring the city’s diverse cultural institutions in the Ghent District. Home to the world famous Chrysler Museum of Art, the Naro Expanded Cinema and the Harrison Opera House, embrace this excuse to get dressed up, take in the masters and experience culture at its best -- all without breaking the bank.
If you’ve got the kids in tow, head to the Norfolk Botanical Garden, the Virginia Zoo or the Children’s Museum of Virginia for a stimulating day amongst the flowers, animals, and interactive displays. Or, if the family has got beach fun on the mind, drive over to Chesapeake Beach to soak up the sun, rent a sailboat or take a cruise.
To make the most of your stay in Norfolk, book into an affordable Holiday Inn, where you can expect to be greeted by friendly, caring staff who will introduce you to the hotel’s many amenities as well as all the region has to offer. Whether you’ll be in in Norfolk for business or play, a comfortable, refreshing and affordable stay at a Norfolk Holiday Inn will leave you with new connections and experiences you won’t soon forget.