Norfolk Chronicles- Walking Tour

Hampton Roads Hikers
Hampton Roads Hikers
Public group

Waterside Marina

333 Waterside Drive · Norfolk, VA

How to find us

We will meet at the ferry dock which is next to the marina and at Watersides back door.

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Experience the social, political, and economic history that pollinated Norfolk's riverfront boroughs.

Encounter our colonial past and live the new renaissance in Norfolk.

Immerse yourself in Norfolk's history, culture and modern vision.

This two and a half hour walking tour spans three miles.

Feel Norfolk's spirit as Mike, your guide, walks you through the centuries of history, progress, and cultural evolution.

I have hosted over 600 tours and hikes in and around Norfolk as the organizer of a local walking group. It's been 7 years of exploring and sharing.

Participants can also register at this link, where a meetup membership is not required.

Being a native of Norfolk, the history, energy, and the whole pedestrian experience is what I love conveying to our guests in Norfolk.

From the purchase of Norfolk for 10,000 pounds of tobacco in 1680 and the U.S.S. Constellation staving off British attackers in 1812 to the 21st-century rebirth of our downtown district.


We will stroll the riverfront, Freemason, Ghent and Downtown boroughs.

Learn about the Norfolk Mace at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk's revolutionary Patriots at the Moses Myers House, and tread through hidden interior ways in our modern downtown district.

This is a "Teen Friendly" event... see our terms and conditions for rules regarding minors at:

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