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The Norfolk Naval Shipyard is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Located on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth is proud of its Old Towne district that includes marinas, antique shops, restored homes, a new amphitheater, and a variety of museums!!

Portsmouth and it’s surrounding cities are known as Hampton Roads.

These cities are:

Norfolk, directly across the water from Portsmouth, is the home of a beautiful downtown waterfront on the Elizabeth River. Norfolk is proud to the be home of the Naval Base, numerous events and festivals that take place year around, many great restaurants, and a variety of places to shop.

Chesapeake, also known as Virginia’s Finest City, is the second largest city in land area in Virginia. It has been cited as one of the fastest growing cities in Virginia, has been ranked as the safest city in Virginia by the FBI, and in April 2001 it was ranked one of the top ten "Best Cities for Women" by the Ladies' Home Journal.

Virginia Beach, located only a few minutes from Norfolk Naval Shipyard is known for its sun, surf, sports, loads of attractions, museums such as the Virginia Marine Science Museum, shopping, dining, and nightlife.

Our employees live all over Hampton Roads as well as Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, and even cities in North Carolina such as Elizabeth City!

 

"So Much to Do – So Little Time"

 
If you ask any Hampton Roads resident what there is to do in the local area you will probably be amazed at the variety of answers you will get…

Are you interested in furthering your education?

Major colleges and universities within commuting distance include:

Visiting sites that you learned about in History Class?

Soaking up some sun and surf?

Not only does Hampton Roads have the surf of Virginia Beach, a short two hour road trip will take you to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

Activities that are "just plain fun"?

 

Living in Hampton Roads has endless possibilities and activities for everyone. If you would like to see a great overview of everything our area has to offer, go to www.visithamptonroads.com.

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