Take a Photo Tour of Norfolk, Virginia

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Norfolk is home to the largest Naval Base in the world, which means plenty of large ships on the Elizabeth River.  
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Grab lunch or dinner at quaint and charming restaurants, like the Green Onion, along the main street in the Ghent District.  
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Big Al, pictured, is the son of Abe Doumar who created the world’s first ice cream cone, debuting it at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Stop by Doumar’s where the cones are still handmade every morning.  
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Stop by the Chrysler Museum of Art, which features an extensive glass collection, including original Tiffany lamps. Also, the space highlights thousands of pieces of Western Art mainly donated by Walker P. Chrysler Jr.  
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Across the parking lot from the Chrysler Museum of Art, you will find the museum’s glass studio. It is a 7,000-square-foot facility that hosts live glassmaking classes—most are free to the public to watch.  
Credit: Jennifer Maltba Seabolt 
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Take a kayaking tour and see the Norfolk skyline and Ghent neighborhood from the water.  
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Most homes in the Ghent District were built in the late 1800s or early 1900s.  
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Norfolk is home to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  
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Surprising to some, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has their headquarters in Norfolk as well.  
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The Norfolk Botanical Garden, just beside the Norfolk Airport, covers over 155 acres.  
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Check out the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. At 17.6 miles, it is considered the longest bridge-tunnel in the world.  
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Norfolk is becoming known for its festivals, including the annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival, one of the largest outdoor wine festivals in Virginia.  
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Take a harbor cruise on ships like the American Rover. They sail daily April through October.  
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Explore Nauticus, an interactive science and technology center that is home to the Battleship USS Wisconsin.  
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Carnival’s Glory sails from Norfolk heading to the Bahamas. Norfolk is also a port-of-call for many other cruise lines.  
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Norfolk is a town that is easy to navigate whether by foot, car, or light rail. Tourists will find most attractions near the waterfront where the city’s bustle is on full display.  
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