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Norfolk

Norfolk

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Norfolk: Buffet Dinner Cruise

Norfolk: Buffet Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a cruise down the Elizabeth River over drinks and dinner. Make your selections from the buffet and eat at a candlelit table while enjoying relaxing background music and marveling at views of Navy vessels. Board the vessel and begin your special evening being escorted to your candlelit table. Order drinks, then feel free to explore the ship while the crew casts off on the Elizabeth River. Be invited by your waiter to the attended Grande Dinner Buffet, with all food freshly prepared. Take as little or as much as you like. Savor your culinary selections over perfectly-paced dinner music and a never-ending view of Norfolk’s breathtaking skyline. See the cruises route and relax over coffee and dessert. Listen to relaxing background music, providing the backdrop for your dinner experience. Stroll under the stars as you take your drinks topside and relax on the largest outdoor patio deck in the city. At the end of your fabulous cruise return to dock. Sample Dinner Menu: Salads Caesar Salad Romain Lettuce | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons Bow Tie Pasta Salad Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette Vegetables, Potatoes & Pasta Roasted Broccoli Florets Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro Baked Ziti Pasta Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella | Cheese Spinach Sauce Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic Entrées Oven Baked Flounder Filet Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce Honey & Sesame Chicken Scallions | Fresno Chilies Italian Beef Meatballs Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley Braised Beef Short Ribs Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce Spirit Seasonal Dessert Display

Norfolk: Elizabeth River Candlelit Buffet Lunch Cruise

Norfolk: Elizabeth River Candlelit Buffet Lunch Cruise

You are in for a special day on a Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise. Dine and delight in breathtaking views of the Norfolk skyline bathed in sunshine and the United States Navy’s Atlantic Fleet of Ships. Your 2-hour cruise begins as a Shipmate escorts you to your candlelit table. Order drinks, then feel free to explore the ship as the crew cast off on the Elizabeth River. The Shipmates invite you to an attended grand lunch buffet, freshly prepared on-board. Take as much or as little as you like and savor your selections as the sights of Norfolk glide by. After lunch, take your drinks topside and relax on the best outdoor patio deck in the city.  After you have relaxed over coffee and dessert, take a refreshing stroll around the ship's decks and listen to relaxing background music as you take in everything Norfolk has to offer.  Create unforgettable memories on a Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise. SAMPLE MENU Salads Caesar Salad Romain Lettuce | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons Bow Tie Pasta Salad Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette Vegetables, Potatoes & Pasta Roasted Broccoli Florets Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro Baked Ziti Pasta Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella | Cheese Spinach Sauce Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic Entrées Oven Baked Flounder Filet Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce Honey & Sesame Chicken Scallions | Fresno Chilies Italian Beef Meatballs Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley Spirit Seasonal Dessert Display *Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Norfolk: Virginia Zoo & Battleship Wisconsin Combo Ticket

Norfolk: Virginia Zoo & Battleship Wisconsin Combo Ticket

Experience the best of Norfolk, Virginia with the Passport to Fun. With these specially-issued passes, you can explore Norfolk's Battleship Wisconsin, known as the world’s largest and last battleship. Uncover the power of the sea and marvel at maritime science and history at the Nauticus Museum. Step inside the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and discover the history of the United States Navy in Coastal Virginia.  Go wild at the Virginia Zoo and see tigers, lions, and bears. Explore and learn about different habitats and the way that animals live in the wild. Enjoy discounts on a dozen museums, tours, area attractions, and shops with a discount booklet.

Norfolk: Elizabeth River Sunday Buffet Brunch Cruise

Norfolk: Elizabeth River Sunday Buffet Brunch Cruise

Sit back and relax on a buffet brunch cruise along the Elizabeth River as you dine and delight in views of the Norfolk skyline and the surrounding area. It's a great way to spend a Sunday and gain a new perspective of the city. Make your pick from the brunch buffet with freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, and dessert dishes. Take as much or as little as you like and savor your selections as the sights of Norfolk glide by. After brunch, relax on one of the best outdoor patio decks in the city. Take a refreshing stroll around the ship's decks and listen to onboard entertainment with a live DJ. Sample Buffet Brunch Menu Breakfast pastriesScrambled eggsBreakfast meatsBreakfast potatoes Field green saladKale quinoa saladGreen goddess pasta saladHoney sesame chickenOven-roasted flounderRoot vegetable fricasseeRoasted broccoli Signature dessert station

Virginia Beach: Sunset Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tour

Virginia Beach: Sunset Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tour

Enjoy a small-group, guided Stand Up Paddleboard tour through the calm waters of Linkhorn Bay at sunset. Little or no experience is necessary to use these Stand Up Paddleboards to enjoy a relaxing paddle with friends or family. Guides will help you launch and navigate Linkhorn Bay during the beautiful colored skies at sunset.

Norfolk: Electric Bike Rental

Norfolk: Electric Bike Rental

Explore downtown Norfolk with this conveniently-located electric bike rental. Get directions to go on a self-guided tour of the downtown area and uncover the city's history and culture at your own pace.  Have the option to choose between a full-day e-bike rental option or a 3-hour e-bike rental option. Pickup your well-maintained and high-quality bike and get fitted with a helmet. After getting recommendations from the staff, start on your cycling adventure.  See more in less time on a bike. Travel along the Elizabeth River Trail or take in the city’s best architectural gems. Make your way to picturesque neighborhoods and viewpoints. Ride through the NEON Arts District. 

Virginia Beach: Morning Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tour

Virginia Beach: Morning Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tour

Enjoy a small-group, guided Stand Up Paddleboard tour through the calm waters of Linkhorn Bay first thing in the morning. Little or no experience is necessary to use these Stand Up Paddleboards to enjoy a relaxing paddle with friends or family. Guides will help you launch and navigate Linkhorn Bay during the beautiful morning hours.

Norfolk: Coffee Tasting Pass

Norfolk: Coffee Tasting Pass

Your Norfolk, VA Coffee Tasting Pass is your is your ticket to experiencing the best local coffee shops throughout the city of Norfolk. Included with your Coffee Tasting pass is vouchers for coffee, pastries and more at up to 7 different locations throughout Norfolk. Additionally, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to discounts and rewards with every visit to participating coffee shops! They will perk your coffee while you enjoy the perks! This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated coffee shops offering vouchers and exclusive discounts redeem during your visit. Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access. Your coffee tasting pass is valid for vouchers and discounts at the following locations: COVA Brewing Company - $5 Voucher Mudita Cafe & Coffeehouse - 15% Off Order Coaster Coffee - $5 Voucher Vessel Craft Coffee - $5 Voucher Borjo Coffeehouse - $5 Voucher Neptune's Fury Cafe & Roastery - $5 Voucher Rich Port Coffee - $5 Voucher COVA Brewing Company - $5 Voucher Mudita Cafe & Coffeehouse - 15% Off Order Coaster Coffee - $5 Voucher Vessel Craft Coffee - $5 Voucher Borjo Coffeehouse - $5 Voucher Neptune's Fury Cafe & Roastery - $5 Voucher Rich Port Coffee - $5 Voucher To redeem your vouchers or discounts at participating locations, simply present your mobile pass to the attendant or staff member.

Virginia Beach: Dolphin Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Virginia Beach: Dolphin Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Experience the ultimate Stand Up Paddleboard adventure. Combine the thrill of Paddleboarding with the joy of Dolphin Watching while never having to fight the tide or wind. This is the only ocean SUP tour in Virginia Beach that allows you to paddle down current for an hour and a half while dolphins cruise alongside you. Instead of paddling back to your launch spot, you will be shuttled back to your vehicles while our guides take care of the equipment. This is the ultimate SUP experience, but we recommend some paddling experience or taking one of the flatwater tours offered. See the Cape Henry Lighthouses and Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel from the water as you cruise along the Chesapeake Bay. Please note, this tour is for those who have had prior stand-up paddleboard experience.

Norfolk Scavenger Hunt

Norfolk Scavenger Hunt

Your creative, nontraditional scavenger hunt begins at a scenic spot that's a local favorite. You'll get your digital quest from your live and interactive remote host. Then you’ll take off on your own to experience a wide variety of carefully curated locations in town. You'll walk or drive to the various checkpoints as you interpret creative tasks, accept wacky challenges, and get outside your comfort zone! Both family and dog friendly, the game alternates between the indoors and outdoors, with plenty of bonus challenges too! You'll text photos and videos to your remote host, who cheers you on and assists, as you play - to document your progress. You can even interact with the locals to interpret the creative challenges. You won’t be able to avoid having fun, uncovering hidden gems and local secrets, making memories, laughing, and learning along the way! You’ll be part of the rich culture of this dynamic city! Every turn is full of surprises, so questions in advance are welcomed. Check out all 500 of our city hunts! Great for corporate groups, tourists, curious locals, bachelors(ettes), birthdays, families, friend trips, and other special groups! Ask us about our custom-designed experiences and virtual team builders too!

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4.4
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Exceptional!!!! The spectacular buffet, many options and delicious food!!! The attention 10/10. The wonderful crew. The only thing is that the DJ would play some Latin music. Overall excellent, I would do it again!!!

Awesome tour! Lily was a great tourist, made sure we was okay the entire time. This place is def worth booking!! We came all the way from SC COLUMBIA!! Great place with great people! Worth the money too!!

This was our second time biking with Pedego and we loved it just as much both times. So much fun, amazing staff in the store and a beautiful tour of Virginia. Definitely recommend this!

This dinner cruise was outstanding the food and service was superb. Very relaxing ride as well. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Amazing and the staff was fantastic. Great food as well! Perfect family night 💜