Category Archives: Tidewater & Chesapeake Bay

Winter in Norfolk, VA: Christmas Events, Things to Do, & FAQ

Spending winter in Norfolk, VA

Are you looking to spend time this winter in Norfolk, VA? This guide will show you the best things to do in Norfolk in winter, as well as what to expect weather-wise. I will also talk about some of my favorite events if you are looking to spend Christmas in Norfolk, VA. I honestly think […]

How to Spend a Weekend in Norfolk, VA (a Local’s Itinerary!)

Weekend in Norfolk itinerary - how to spend 2 days in Norfolk, VA

There are plenty of cities in Virginia that make for great weekend trips, but I honestly think spending a weekend in Norfolk, VA is up there with the best. This Norfolk itinerary will show you the best of the Tidewater City, including where to eat and where to stay. Keep reading! While I think you […]

8 Delicious Cafes and Coffee Shops in Norfolk, VA (+ Map!)

Vessel Craft Coffee is one of the best coffee shops in Norfolk, VA!

Looking for the best coffee shops in Norfolk, VA to get that cup of morning fuel? This guide showcases some of my favorite cafes in Norfolk, Virginia for those looking for some of the city’s tastiest coffee. These Norfolk coffee shops are spread out throughout the city, and while some suit my taste better than […]

22 Best Things to Do in Norfolk, VA (for First-Timers!)

Waterside Marina in Norfolk

Are you planning a trip to the Hampton Roads area and looking for the best things to do in Norfolk, VA? If so, keep reading! This guide shows you what to do in Norfolk, VA, including historical sights, green spaces, and much more! I have to admit, I never gave Norfolk much love growing up. […]

19 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, VA (+ Helpful Tips & Map!)

Governors Palace of British Colony in Williamsburg - Wangkun Jia - Shutterstock

Are you planning to visit Williamsburg? This guide details the best things to do in Williamsburg, VA for first-time travelers. Read on! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another era? While we haven’t yet invented time machines, you can come as close as possible to traveling back in time […]

10 Best Beach Towns in Virginia (for Your Bucket List!)

Tangier Island

Besides indulging in the rich history of one of America’s first states, the best way to get the most out of your trip to VA is to visit any of these Virginia beach towns! Virginia is home to many charming beach towns that have small-town American vibes, including Chincoteague, Tangier Island, and beyond. But the […]