Visitor Centers

Local visitor centers across Coastal Virginia stand ready to assist you to make the most of your visit to the region.

CHESAPEAKE
Chesapeake Visitor Center
1224 Progressive Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 382-6411 or toll free: (888) 889-5551
Open Monday-Friday 8 AM – 5 PM; Saturday & Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

EASTERN SHORE
Eastern Shore of Virginia Welcome Center
32383 Lankford Highway
Cape Charles, VA 23310
757-331-1660
Open daily 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

FRANKLIN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY
Franklin Depot and Visitors Center
120 South Main Street
Franklin, VA 23851
757-562-6900
Open Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

HAMPTON
Hampton Visitors Center
120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669
757-727-1102, 800-800-2202
Open Monday – Saturday 9AM–5PM, Sunday 1PM-5PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

NEWPORT NEWS
Newport News Visitor Center
13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23603
757-886-7777
Open daily 9AM–5PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

NORFOLK
Norfolk Tourist Information Center
232 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-6620/ 800-368-3097 Toll Free
Open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

PORTSMOUTH
Portsmouth Visitor Information Center
6 Crawford Parkway
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-5111
Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

SMITHFIELD & ISLE OF WIGHT
Smithfield & Isle of Wight Visitor Center
319 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
757-357-5182, 800-365-9339
Open Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 noon -4:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

SUFFOLK
Suffolk Visitor Center & Gift Shop
524 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-514-4130
Open daily 9am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

VIRGINIA BEACH
Virginia Beach Visitors Center
2100 Parks Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-VA-BEACH (1-800-822-3224)
Regular Visitor Center Hours: 9am to 5pm
Extended Summer Hours: 9am to 7pm from mid-June till Labor Day
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

Chesapeake Bay Center
First Landing State Park
2500 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-VA-BEACH (1-800-822-3224)
Open daily from 9am – 5pm.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Center
First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
1-800-VA-BEACH (1-800-822-3224)
Open daily from 9am to 5pm and in the summer from 10am to 6pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day

Seasonal Oceanfront Visitor Information Kiosks
17th Street Kiosk
17th Street at Atlantic Avenue
Open daily Friday before Memorial Day till Labor Day from 9am to 7pm

24th Street Kiosk
24th Street and Atlantic Avenue
Open Friday before Memorial Day till Labor Day from 9am to 7pm

WILLIAMSBURG
Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center
101 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-229-1000
Open daily 9:15AM–4:45PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day