About Norfolk

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Nor-fok, or Naw-fok

Nor-fok, or Naw-fok, no matter how you pronounce it, the experience will always be the same: fun, vibrant entertainment and culture, delicious cuisine and 144 miles of shoreline waiting to be explored! With the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic ocean and countless rivers in our backyard, you are never far from the water. Norfolk's thriving arts community welcomes you into its studios, galleries and up and down the streets of downtown, the NEON Arts District and beyond. If you’re looking for world-class cuisine, look no further! From traditional Southern fare to a wide range of nouveau and international offerings, Norfolk’s eateries offer something for everyone – and every appetite. Come discover why Norfolk was named America’s Favorite City – Travel and Leisure and was selected as one of the Top 50 Places to Travel in 2017 in the world!