This city by the water is one or Virginia’s crown jewels. Located at the junction of the Elizabeth River and Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk has been one of America’s most important waterfront cities, both from a cultural standpoint and a naval standpoint as well. Norfolk is home to the biggest American Naval Base in the world and the largest fleet of US Flagship vessels. The Norfolk area is rich with natural beauty as well. RV tourists come to the Virginia Beach- Norfolk- Newport area in droves for its great weather, waterfront location, and abundance of outdoor activities to partake in. Nearby: Chesapeake Bay, Portsmouth.
Chrysler Museum of Art
The Chrysler Museum is in Ghent, a neighborhood of Norfolk. This once small museum is now one of the major museums in the Southeastern United States, thanks to Walter P. Chrysler Jr.’s contribution of his entire art collection to the organization. The museums collection of artifacts spans nearly 5000 years of world civilization. Guests can tour its nearly endless halls and see works of art by masters such as Bernini, Manet, Pollock, Warhol, and more.
This Iowa-class warship served in the Pacific in World War II and again in Operation Desert Storm before being decommissioned and established as a Museum Ship in 1991. This battleship draws thousands of visitors each year. Visitors come to see see the iconic battleship in person, tour the vessel and learn more about it’s history through the Nauticus Maritime Science Center.
Norfolk RV Parks
Holiday Trav-L-Park of Virginia Beach
This RV Park is only a few miles from the city limits of Norfolk. Within walking distance to Virginia Beach, the Holiday Trav-L-Park is an ideal location for camping in an RV. Guests can enjoy the water or travel a short distance into the urban center of Virginia Beach- Norfolk- Newport. This enormous RV park offers all of the important amenities, like full hook-ups, WIFI, and laundry. There is also a trash drop on site. Be sure to visit www.campingvb.com
for more information.
Davis Lakes and Campground
This campground is surrounded by lush greenery, giving visitors the feel of truly being secluded in the wilderness. Davis Lakes and Campground is named for the chain of Davis Lakes surrounding the RV Park. This luxury camp offers boating, swimming and fishing, and the surrounding area is great for hiking as well. Full hookups are available at every RV space as well as WIFI and patio space. Pets are welcome. For more on the Davis Lakes and Campground, please visit www.davislakescampground.net