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Explore The Bay Group Tour

2 Days/1 Nights
Great fun is always in season on the historic Norfolk waterfront and Norfolk offers tourists an endless array of opportunities to explore, perform and learn! With a multitude of festivals, internationally acclaimed museums, performing arts, attractions and one-of-a-kind dining, no other Mid-Atlantic destination offers tourists more!

Day 1
Sail across the Elizabeth River on the American Rover Tall Sailing Ship Cruise, the largest passenger carrying topsail schooner operating under the US flag! This majestic, three-masted tall ship, modeled after the cargo schooners that once sailed the Chesapeake Bay, leaves from the downtown Norfolk pier for a narrated two-hour harbor cruise. Educational classes and pizza cruises are available for tourists.

Dinner Jillian's - a dream come true for tourists! Enjoy a buffet with entertainment and games. A destination for fun and food and lots of enjoyment! (Group menus and private room available)

Day 2
Take a guided bus tour of the world's largest naval installation, Naval Station Norfolk. A knowledgeable, active duty Navy sailor will board your motor coach at the Tour Office and give a narrated tour of the Base.

Head over to the Virginia Zoo and discover the wildlife! The most exiting expansion in the Zoo's history, the African habitat Okavango Delta, consists of 10 acres of unobstructed animal viewing. Spot lions, tigers and elephants onboard a train that runs throughout the Zoo, with stops along the way. The Virginia Zoo's education department is also available to help visitors observe wildlife firsthand. Lunch Watch the boats and ships on the decks of Nauticus with a boxed lunch.

Add a little history in the program with The MacArthur Memorial. Discover the compelling story of General Douglas Macarthur, a five star general of the army and the millions of Americans who served our nation through five wars.

Dinner Board the Spirit of Norfolk where tourists can enjoy a nautical setting with dancing and live entertainment all while enjoying the panoramic skyline of Norfolk.

Evening Walk the cobblestone streets of the historic Freemason District and Downtown Norfolk for a night of history and mystery as you learn about our very own sea legends, tales and ghosts. This eerie 60-minute trek will highlight some of the new as well as old haunts, including Freemason Abbey and the Wells Theater, believed to be one of the most haunted places in Virginia. Be sure to say goodnight to Ned!

Day 3
tourists can discover one of the largest collections of azaleas, camellias, roses and rhododendrons on the East Coast at Norfolk Botanical Garden. Experience 155 glorious acres by guided tours on foot, tram or boat. tourists can get their hands dirty (or keep them clean) with an interactive educational programs presented by the Garden.