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travel42 Port Guide: Norfolk

Norfolk travel42 Port of Call Guide

Norfolk, Virginia, is best known as the home of the world's largest naval-base complex (Naval Station Norfolk), which has been around since the beginning of the 20th century. It was also an important port city in the colonial period: St. Paul's Church, built in 1739, still stands, as does Fort Norfolk, the only remaining fort along the East Coast authorized by George Washington.

Norfolk has experienced a downtown renaissance. Establishments that once bordered on seedy have been transformed in...

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