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Norfolk, VA: Coastal Holiday

Norfolk, VA: Coastal Holiday

Experience the charm of coastal Norfolk, VA, during the holiday season. Delight in festive decorations, scenic waterfront views, and memorable holiday experiences.

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Norfolk, VA: Coastal Holiday

Trip Duration: 4 Days

 

 

Trip Inclusions:

  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners

  • Tour Director

  • Overnight accommodations

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation

  • Baggage handling and related gratuities

  • Taxes

 

 

Trip Highlights:

 

Norfolk Botanical Lights

Enjoy a magical walk through the Garden's award-winning holiday lights! This season, immerse yourself in more than 1.5 million twinkling lights. It's a magical experience like no other in Coastal Virginia with more lights and more surprises!

 

Chrysler Museum of Art

The Chrysler Museum boasts fifty galleries, a growing collection of more than 30,000 objects. It's the only glass studio of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. From ancient artifacts and the modern masters to Tiffany glass, visitors will experience one of America's top glass collections. Our visit includes a glassmaking demonstration at the nearby Perry Glass Studio, bringing the art form to life as world class artists show how these masterpieces are created.

 

Perry Glass Studio

The Perry Glass Studio brings internationally-acclaimed glass collection to life by showing you how the masterpieces are created.

 

Virginia Beach Lights

Take a magical journey along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk at Holiday Lights at the Beach! Guests navigate through holiday, nautical, and adventure-themed light displays while listening to traditional holiday music over the radio.

 

Douglas MacArthur Memorial

Located in downtown Norfolk, the Douglas MacArthur Memorial is the final resting place for General Douglas MacArthur and his wife. The memorial's extensive collection of military & personal artifacts allows visitors to discover the compelling story of General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur and the millions of American men and women who served our nation during the Spanish American War, WWI, WWII, the Occupation of Japan and the Korean War.

 

Treasures on view include the 19th & 20th Century medals, flags, paintings, weapons and equipment. A 25-minute film on MacArthur's life is shown in the theater.

 

Norfolk Signature Mimosa Brunch Cruise

Dine and dance on the Elizabeth River with views of the city’s magnificent skyline on this casual day out. Enjoy a delicious, chef-prepared buffet and gorgeous views of Norfolk’s spectacular architecture. You’ll marvel at famed city landmarks, such as the Navy's mighty Atlantic Fleet and Norfolk Skyline, from our cozy, climate-controlled interior, and open air-roof decks. We keep the spirits flowing with a fully-stocked bar, games, and lively music from our DJ. Join us for a memorable, one-of-a-kind day.

 

D'Art Center

The d'Art Center connects the community and artists to create an appreciation for visual art by providing a unique opportunity to watch, create, learn, collect, and enjoy work from diverse artists in an interactive environment.

 

Fresh Cone and Ice Cream at Doumar's

As the home of the original waffle cone, Doumar's believes in creating great traditions and keeping them going. You'll love their handmade waffle cones, rolled right in front of your eyes on the original four iron waffle machine, built in 1904. Doumar's has a long history and has been featured on the Rachael Ray Show and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

 

Nauticus

Visit Nauticus, an exciting science and technology center exploring the power of the sea. This high-tech, virtual reality "museum" allows visitors to explore the rich life of the ocean realm, human uses of the sea through shipping, and the role the port of Hampton Roads has played in world maritime affairs.

 

Winterfest-Battleship Wisconsin

WinterFest on the Wisconsin returns this holiday season with all new nightly entertainment, illuminations, and seasonal treats! Featuring more than one million festive lights and an all-new "Passport to the Holidays" experience, WinterFest on the Wisconsin is bringing even more cheer this year!

 

 

Meal Information:

 

Dinner Day 1 is at Orapax and offers a choice of:

  • Chicken Parm

  • Chicken Alfredo Pasta

  • Grilled Chicken Breast

  • Fried Flounder

  • Eggplant Parm

  • Greek Salad with Chicken

Meals includes bread, salad, and a brownie.

 

Dinner Day 2 is at Captain George's Seafood Buffet. The buffet includes Snow Crab Legs, Steamed Shrimp, Steamed Clams, Steamed Crawfish, Steamed Mussels, Blackened Mahi, Broiled Fish of the Day, Broiled Salmon, Fried Oysters, Fried Pollock, Fried Scallops, Fried Shrimp, Oysters, Rockefeller Deviled Crab, Stuffed Clams, Sirloin Steak, Pork BBQ Ribs, Smoked Beef Brisket, & Chicken with an assortment of vegetables, sides, and desserts.

 

Need to Know:

Nauticus Winterfest is a cashless event, food, drink, and other purchases will be accepted by card, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.

 

 

Accessibility:

Starr has a select quantity of wheelchair accessible motorcoaches available; therefore, we suggest you contact a Travel Advisor to discuss any needs you may have before reserving your trip.

Day 1:

Travel to Norfolk, VA
Lunch on own en route
Three overnights at Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Dinner included at Orapax Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Botanical Lights
Return to hotel

Day 2:

Breakfast included at hotel
Guided Tour of Chrysler Museum of Art
Visit Perry Glass Studio
Lunch and shopping on own at Norfolk Premier Outlets
Return to hotel to freshen up
Driving tour of Virginia Beach Holiday lights
Dinner included at local restaurant
Return to hotel

Day 3:

Breakfast included at hotel
Visit Douglas MacArthur Memorial
Brunch Cruise guided tour of the Naval Base
Tour D'art Center
Doumars Ice Cream Demo and Cone
Visit Nauticus
Winterfest at Battleship Wisconsin
Dinner on own at Waterside District
Return to hotel

Day 4:

Breakfast included at hotel
Check Out
Travel home
Lunch on own en route

Subject to change

Itinerary is subject to change

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Norfolk Airport

The hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center.

 

All guestrooms are suites with a separate living and bedroom area. Guestrooms include coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, hairdryer, iron/board, and in-room safe.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available for this tour. Pick up points vary by departure date so to see which date(s) your preferred location(s) is available, click “view” below.

Note: Not all pick-up points are available for all tours or all departure dates. Also, with less than 3 people booked from a pick-up point, that pick-up point may be changed or eliminated. If so, we will alert you approximately 30 days prior to departure.

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Next to ShopRite at 2240 W Marlton Pike
Chester, PA (MAIN/HUB) Harrah's Philadelphia Casino (MAIN/HUB)
777 Harrah's Blvd Chester, PA
Hamilton, NJ (MAIN) Hamilton Station Park & Ride Garage (MAIN)
800 Sloan Avenue Hamilton, NJ
Iselin, NJ (SHUTTLE) APA Hotel Woodbridge (SHUTTLE)
120 S Wood Ave Iselin, NJ
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Toms River, NJ (SHUTTLE) Toms River Park & Ride (SHUTTLE)
400 Highland Parkway S. Toms River, NJ
Wall Twnship NJ (SHUTTLE) Judy Blume Service Area (SHUTTLE)
100 Garden State Parkway Wall, NJ

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