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Places of Interest

Olde Towne Portsmouth activities include the Children's Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Lightship Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum. 

There are a wide variety of restaurants ranging from basic to haute cuisine; see the Portsmouth website for information.  

 

Check out our event page in August for a complete list of activities, vendors and artists.

Driving Directions

Parking is available in the Middle Street, County Street and Water Street Garages.  Street parking is also available.

From Norfolk:

Option 1:

Midtown Tunnel: Take the London Blvd exit and follow the signs Downtown.

 

Option 2:

Take I-264W toward the Downtown Tunnel. Take the I-464 S exit towards the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (toll). Once in Portsmouth follow the signs to Downtown.

 

Option 3:

Hop on the HRT Ferry from The Waterside to Olde Towne Portsmouth.The Ferry stops at the foot of High Street Landing.

From Virginia Beach:

Option 1:

Take I-264 W towards the Downtown Tunnel. Take the I-464 S exit towards the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (toll). Once in Portsmouth follow the signs to Downtown.


Option 2:

Take I-264 W and exit at 11-B Brambleton Avenue. Follow Brambleton Avenue for 7 miles and follow signs to Midtown Tunnel. Once in Portsmouth follow the signs to Downtown.
 

Option 3:

Take I-264 W to I-64 W and follow over the High Rise Bridge. Take US 17 N exit (George Washington Hwy). Take a left on Frederick Blvd. (towards I-264). Take I-264 E to Downtown Portsmouth.
 

Option 4:

Take I-264 W to I-64 W to I-464N. Take the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (toll) to Portsmouth. Once in Portsmouth follow the signs to Downtown.

 

From Williamsburg/Richmond:


From I-64 eastbound, take the I-664 South exit and cross the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel. Take Exit 15 onto I-264 East. Take Exit 7B for Downtown Portsmouth

Hotel Accomodations

Quality Inn
Olde Towne

347 Effingham Street

Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

757-397-7788

Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center
425 Water Street

Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

888-839-1775