February 5-6, 2019
Norfolk Sheraton Waterside
The Virginia Sports Summit will connect sports organizations, Parks and Recreation, Convention and Visitors Bureaus, and businesses throughout the Commonwealth in an effort to enhance the sports tourism industry in Virginia.
For more information, visit: vasportssummit.com
As the only downtown Norfolk hotel located directly on the Elizabeth River, we're steps away from the business district and attractions including Waterside District, Town Point Park events, Granby Street restaurants and nightlife. Naval Station Norfolk and Virginia Beach resort area are a short drive away. If you're planning an event in Norfolk, we offer 46,000 square feet of stunningly redesigned space, including a light-filled junior ballroom overlooking the harbor.
Outdoor adventures abound in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Chesapeake, VA! It covers more than 112,000 acres of pristine forested wetlands and is home to Lake Drummond, the second largest natural lake in Virginia. This foreboding paradise has inspired writers and outdoor enthusiasts alike and is a must see for any Chesapeake visitor!
The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail is a former section of Virginia State Rt. 17, now a multi-use trail open to bicycling, walking, running/hiking, horseback riding, and boating. The north trail head is located at the intersection of Dominion Blvd. and Old Rt. 17 in Chesapeake, VA, and runs south 8.3 miles, adjacent to the Dismal Swamp Canal. The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail is an historic, environmental and outdoor recreation delight.
The Great Dismal Swamp offers: