Norfolk, Virginia: Where Diverse Downtown Neighborhoods are Booming

Mermaid spotted along the Elizabeth River

Not only is the beautiful waterfront city of Norfolk home to the largest naval base in the country (and more than 100 mermaids!), it’s considered to be the historic, urban, financial and cultural mecca of Coastal Virginia. Tip: You must pronounce this city properly as “Naw-fok.” No other pronunciations are accepted! Water-lovers, you are in luck. […]

10 great reasons to visit Norfolk, Virginia

Sail About with Nauticus

It’s pronounced naw-fok, not Nor-folk. Don’t maim the name. Norfolk is Virginia’s second-most populated city with more than 245,000 residents, home to the world’s biggest Navy base (Naval Station Norfolk), and it’s a hidden gem for budget-conscious travelers. How do we describe this U.S. travel destination? Let us count the ways. 1. Budget-friendly Free community festivals, […]

Norfolk, VA Pays Tribute for Veteran’s Day

Norfolk, VA

Veteran’s Day is November 11th, and Norfolk, Virginia, home of the largest military base not just in the country, but the world, is showing their support and gratitude for servicemen and women past and present with several signature events. There are so many different outdoor and museums to choose from that you can make an […]