See the greater state of Virginia like a native on your next East Coast vacation. You’ll spend time learning about the rich history and culture while dining, shopping, and exploring the hotspots during your getaway.
Enjoy the Cool Breeze
Enjoy the beautiful view of the Chesapeake Bay while driving along the coast in your Norfolk rental car. The modern port city is a friendly place to stay, if you want something to do from the time you wake up into the wee hours of the night. The natural surroundings make Norfolk a great city to visit if you want to spend some quality time outdoors. Enjoy a kayaking nature tour at one of the waterways situated along the bay area. You can spend an afternoon at the 18-hole Lake Wright Golf Course, or opt for a shorter 9-hole game at Lambert’s Point. Indulge in nature trails, swimming, windsurfing, canoeing, or just lounging around at the Ocean View Beach Park.
Experience a wide array of shopping experiences in Norfolk. If you want a large selection of upscale shops in one place, MacArthur Center boasts more than one-million square feet, offering plenty of retail stores in the heart of downtown. No need to try and ignore the hunger pain while you’re browsing, there are a variety of restaurants to choose from around the MacArther Center. Enjoy a quick bite or sit down at one of the chef-owned dine-in eateries. Interested in one-of-a-kind boutiques, art galleries and outdoor cafes? Then head over to Ghent neighborhood for an eclectic array of intimate shops and restaurant options.
See the vibrant attractions Vermont has to offer in your Richmond car rental. Garden lovers should plan their trip around the annual Historic Garden Week in the spring. During the event, many of the private homes and gardens are open for public viewing. Whether or not you can make it to the Historic Garden Week, make sure to visit the beautiful grounds at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. See an array of architectural styles when you visit some of the oldest homes in the city of Richmond. The Virginia House is a 16th-century home that was transported from England in 1925. The city has worked to preserve the historic influences from the original design for visitors to enjoy.
Speaking of history, there are a number of attractions in the city of Richmond and the surrounding area that played part in the Civil War. See the military hospital, supply depot and headquarters for where the Union soldiers were stationed at The Half Way House. Take you family to the Museum and White House of the Confederacy, to see the nation’s most comprehensive collection of military and political artifacts.