Portsmouth

​​http://www.visitportsva.com/maps.html

http://www.oldetowneportsmouth.com/
http://www.portsvaevents.com/
http://www.gohrt.com/services/ferry/
http://www.commodoretheatre.com/index.php
http://www.pavilionconcerts.com/Page.aspx/pageId/155238/calendar-ntelos/events.aspx
http://www.willett-hall-portsmouth.com/perfomances/
http://www.childrensmuseumva.com/
http://vshfm.com/
http://www.portsmouthartcenter.com/
http://www.tcc.edu/students/specialized/VAC/events.htm
http://www.railroadmuseumofvirginia.com/
http://www.blackhistoryportsmouth.org/
http://www.portsmouthnavalshipyardmuseum.com/
https://www.facebook.com/HillHouseMuseumPortsmouthVirginia

http://www.portsmouthhorsecarriage.com/

http://www.bideaweegolf.com/

http://www.hofflercreek.org/calendar-of-events/

​http://www.paradisecreeknaturepark.com/#!programs/cwbw


Virginia Beach--20 miles

https://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/cape-henry-lighthouse
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/first-landing.shtml http://www.fws.gov/refuge/back_bay/
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/false-cape.shtml
http://www.virginia.org/Listings/OutdoorsAndSports/MountTrashmorePark/
http://www.oldcoastguardstation.com/
​http://www.museumsvb.org/museums/pages/atlantic-wildfowl-heritage-museum.aspx

http://www.virginiaaquarium.com/visit

http://www.virginiamoca.org/

http://ferryplantation.org/

http://www.museumsvb.org/museums/pages/lynnhaven-house.aspx

http://www.virginiabeachhistory.org/upperwolfsnarehouse.htm

http://www.museumsvb.org/museums/pages/adam-thoroughgood-house.aspx

http://www.museumsvb.org/museums/pages/francis-land-house.aspx

http://vabeachfishingpier.com/

http://www.sandlercenter.org/

​http://www.edgarcayce.org/


Chesapeake--12 miles

https://gbbattlefield.org/project.html

http://www.cps.k12.va.us/departments/planetarium/planetarium2.htm
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/vbwt/loop.asp?trail=1&loop=CSC

http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks/nwrp.htm

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/waterbodies/display.asp?
id=44

http://www.chesarbor.org/visit/

​http://www.chilledponds.com/


Yorktown--40 miles

http://historyisfun.org

http://www.nps.gov/yonb/index.htm
http://www.watermens.org/

http://www.yorkcounty.gov/tourism/ThingstoDo/YorkCountyHistoricalMuseum.aspx

http://www.gracechurchyorktown.org/historcalpreservation

http://www.sailyorktown.com/

​http://www.patriottoursva.com/
 

​Jamestown--50 miles

http://historyisfun.org/

http://www.nps.gov/jame/index.htm

http://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/historic-jamestowne

http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/ferry-jamestown.asp





Local Area Attractions 

When you’re on vacation, you want to be as close to the attractions as possible, leaving you to truly explore the area you’re visiting without the hassle of lots of traveling; fortunately, The Mermaids' Porch Bed & Breakfast getaway means that you are conveniently located within a short distance of everywhere you want to be in the Historic Triangle – formed by the towns of Yorktown, Jamestown, and Colonial Williamsburg.  

Within this Triangle, there are a seemingly unending list of activities and sights to choose from to keep you and your family entertained and excited.  The things to do in Chesapeake, Virginia, include sights, sounds, attractions, wineries, tours, and activities. Unlike other places, Hampton Roads in Virginia is built with a unique blend of historic charm and present day energy, allowing you and your family to explore and appreciate the past while still enjoying the leisure and amenities of the present.  

Beautiful scenery and historic attractions are only a moment away from The Mermaids’ Porch Bed & Breakfast, several wonderful towns being less than an hour away. Check out the many links we’ve provided to help plan your vacation in the area and your stay with us at The Mermaid’s Porch Bed & Breakfast!

497 North Street 

Portsmouth, VA 23704

(757) 673-3790

Norfolk--3 miles

http://www.nauticus.org/

http://www.nscorp.com/content/nscorp/en/get-to-know-norfolk-southern/the-norfolk-southern-story/norfolk-southern-museum.html

http://www.chrysler.org/about-the-museum/historic-houses/the-moses-myers-house/
http://www.chrysler.org/about-the-museum/historic-houses/willoughby-baylor-house/

http://www.hunterhousemuseum.org/

http://saintpaulsnorfolk.com/history/

http://www.spiritcruises.com/norfolk

http://www.americanrover.com/

http://www.sevenvenues.com/calendar

http://www.thenorva.com/

http://www.chrysler.org/

http://www.thehermitagemuseum.org/

http://www.virginiazoo.org/
http://norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/
http://sci.odu.edu/biology/botany/greenhouse/

http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrma/installations/ns_norfolk/about/installation_guide/visitor_information.html

​http://ghentnorfolk.org/interactive-map/


Newport News--18 miles

http://www.thevlm.org/

http://www.marinersmuseum.org/
http://www.warmuseum.org/

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/HistoricSites/JamesAFieldsHouse/

​http://www.newsomehouse.org/

http://www.endview.org/

http://www.leehall.org/

http://peninsulaspca.org/program-services/zoo/

http://www.pfac-va.org/
http://fergusoncenter.org/
http://www.transportation.army.mil/museum/transportation%20museum/museum.htm


Hampton--19 miles

http://www.virginia.org/listings/museums/fortmonroecasematemusem/

http://www.vasc.org/ 
http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Museums/HamptonHistoryMuseum

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/HistoricSites/HamptonCarousel/

http://misshamptoncruises.com/
http://www.hamptoncoliseum.org/

http://www.hamptonarts.net/

http://www.hampton.gov/bbgf/

http://www.hampton.gov/sandybottom/

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/OutdoorsAndSports/GrandviewNaturePreserve/
 

Poquoson--28 miles

http://www.poquosonmuseum.com/
 

​Smithfield/Isle of Wright--24 miles

http://www.historicstlukes.org/history.html

​http://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/isle-of-wight-courthouse

​http://www.visitsmithfieldisleofwight.com/attractions.php
 


Suffolk--19 miles

http://www.suffolktrainstation.org/http://www.suffolkcenter.org/ 
http://www.suffolkpeanuts.com/catalog/

http://glebechurch.org/GlebeHistory1.htm

http://www.suffolk-fun.com/

​http://www.fws.gov/refuge/great_dismal_swamp/
 

​Williamsburg--45 miles

http://www.visitwilliamsburg.com/

​http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/