"Hampton Roads & Norfolk - Major Port and Navy Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Norfolk by grandmaR
Norfolk Travel Guide: 122 reviews and 492 photos
My husband was stationed in Norfolk from 1960 to 1964. But when we came to Norfolk by boat it gave us a whole different perspective. Norfolk is the zero mile marker where the main part of the ICW begins. It ends up in Key West FLorida. We've traveled this section of the ICW two times in each direction.
As we were crossing Hampton Roads, there were several Navy ships coming back from deployment. I thought we might be on the TV news, because there were helicopters hovering around.
Traveling on the Elizabeth River, one goes past the shipyards. Photo taken the year before 9-11
- Pros:A boating town - lots to see and do, and a jumping off place
- Cons:Very big busy confusing harbor
- In a nutshell:Navy Town
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