Wunderground® Travel Planner: Elizabeth City, NC
|Weather Observed||Recorded Days (of 6 total)|
|Rain||3 days (50%)|
|Sunny||3 days (50%)|
|Cloudy||3 days (50%)|
|Thunderstorms||0 days (0%)|
|Hail||0 days (0%)|
Of 6 days between 1996 and 2018, Rain was the most frequent condition. Additionally, 3 days were recorded with precipitation.
Note: As multiple conditions can be recorded during one day, the weather observed may total more than 6.
We are confident that the weather will be Cool.
Atlantic Ave. at 42nd St.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
In the quieter north end of town, this 18-acre resort complex combines the original Cavalier Hotel of 1927, a seven-story redbrick building on a hill, with an oceanfront high-rise built across the street in 1973. The clientele is about evenly divided between conventioneers and families. F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald stayed regularly in the original hotel. If you stay in the hilltop building you can see the water—and get to it easily by shuttle van or a short walk. The newer building overlooks 600 feet of private beach. There's a fee for tennis, but the other athletic facilities are free. Pros:
great choice of people who appreciate historic properties.Cons:
might be too staid for spring-break students. www.cavalierhotel.com. 400 rooms. In-room: Internet. In-hotel: restaurants, pools, tennis courts, gym, beach. Credit cards accepted.
4453 Bonney Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
This sparkling white, modern hotel is well situated, midway between Norfolk and the beach, and 15 mi from Norfolk International Airport. The skylighted lobby overlooks a glassed-in indoor pool. Rooms have a sitting area with a desk; there are plush duvets and extra pillows on the beds. Every room has a hair dryer, iron, ironing board, and coffeemaker. The centerpiece of the tropical decor is a five-story atrium. Pros:
reasonable rates in a well-maintained older property.Cons:
hotel is 8 mi from the beach and 15 mi from Norfolk. 149 rooms. In-room: Internet. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, pool, gym. Credit cards accepted.
508 Water St.
Yorktown, VA 23690
All rooms in this classic 1960s motel face the water and are only a few steps from a sandy public beach on the York River. The furnishings include quilted bedspreads and Queen Anne-style reproduction wood furniture. The motel also has a swimming pool and a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch daily and dinner Wednesday-Sunday. It is an easy walk to the riverfront and its shops and restaurants. The free Yorktown Trolley stops right outside the hotel. Pros:
some rooms have kitchenettes; modestly priced.Cons:
the decor is half a century old. www.dukeofyorkmotel.com. 57 rooms. In-room: Internet. In-hotel: restaurant, pool, beach. Credit cards accepted.
3001 Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
This Hilton opened in 2005 and is the only four-star hotel in Virginia Beach. Towering 21 stories over the oceanfront, it has shops, three restaurants, and a rooftop bar and infinity pool. The seafood restaurant Catch 31 has gotten good reviews, and there is great outdoor seating overlooking the boardwalk. At night the bar is a happening scene for thirtysomethings. Most rooms have balconies with panoramic views. Pro:
a luxury hotel with all the amenities.Con:
the priciest choice in Virginia Beach. www.hiltonvb.com. 290 rooms. In-room: Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, pool, gym. Credit cards accepted.
1815 W. Mercury Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23666
Halfway between Colonial Williamsburg and Virginia Beach, this complex of buildings stands on 13 beautifully landscaped acres. About half the rooms have a pink-and-green color scheme; others have a darker look, with cherrywood dressers and tables. Some rooms overlook the indoor pool in the atrium, and others have doors that open, motel-style, onto the parking lot. There's free wireless Internet, and it's free to borrow an Ethernet cord. Pros: v
ery reasonable rates.Cons:
basic hotel. www.holidayinn.com. 314 rooms, 6 suites. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, pools, gym. Credit cards accepted.
1010 Kingsmill Rd.
Colonial Williamsburg, VA 23185
This manicured 2,900-acre resort on the James River owned by Anheuser-Busch is home to the largest golf resort in Virginia: it hosts the LPGA's Michelob ULTRA Open each May. You can play year-round on three championship courses, including the River Course, renovated in 2005. The 9-hole course is free if you stay here, and so is a shuttle bus to Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, and Colonial Williamsburg. The guest rooms have fireplaces and Colonial-style furniture. The inventive menu at the expensive Bray Bistro emphasizes seafood. Pros:
lots of space to roam around the resort and away from the hustle and bustle of Colonial Williamsburg.Cons:
away from the hustle and bustle of Williamsburg. www.kingsmill.com. 235 rooms, 175 suites. In-room: Internet. In-hotel: restaurants, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, beach. Credit cards accepted.
57th St. at oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
With its 17-story tower, the former Ramada Plaza Resort Oceanfront, has been sold to private owners who promise a renovation of the 1960s-era high-rise. Rooms that do not face the ocean directly have either a partial view or overlook the swimming pool. The modern lobby has a skylighted atrium. The Surf Club Ocean Grill, serves—predictably—seafood. The hotel offers a children's program. Pros:
the Wyndham Virginia Beach accepts pets (additional fee), but only if the reservation is made directly through the hotel.Cons:
the hotel is north of the main action on the boardwalk. wyndham.com. 243 rooms. In-room: safe. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, pool, gym, children's programs. Credit cards accepted.
Virginia Beach, VA
The Naval Air Station, Oceana, on the northern edge of the city, is an impressive sight, home to more than 200 navy aircraft, including the F/A-18 Tomcat (the type of plane flown by the Blue Angels) and other planes assigned to the aircraft carriers of the Atlantic Fleet. From an observation park on Oceana Boulevard at the POW/MIA Flame of Hope Memorial Park, near the runways, you can watch aircraft take off and land. Non-Defense Department visitors can access the base only on the Hampton Roads Transit summer-only tours (photo ID required) or during the annual air show in September. Tours depart at 9:30 am and 11:30 am from the 24th Street transit kiosk on Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach and stop at an aviation historical park with 13 aircraft. www.nasoceana.navy.mil/Visitors.htm. Admission: Tour $7.50.
Virginia Beach, VA
At the northeastern tip of Virginia Beach, on the cape where the mouth of the bay meets the ocean, the historic Old Cape Henry Lighthouse is near the site where the English landed on their way to Jamestown in 1607. This lighthouse, however, didn't light anyone's way until 1792. Across the street to seaward is the replacement to the old lighthouse, but it isn't open to visitors. Be prepared to show a photo ID at the military checkpoint at the Fort Story base entrance. Admission: $4. Hours: Mid Mar.-Oct., daily 10-5; Nov.-mid-Mar., daily 10-4.
717 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA
The sea is the subject at the popular Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, a massive facility with more than 200 exhibits. This is no place for passive museumgoers; many exhibits require participation. You can use computers to predict the weather and solve the pollution crisis, watch the birds in the salt marsh through telescopes on a deck, handle horseshoe crabs, take a simulated journey to the bottom of the sea in a submarine, and study fish up close in tanks that re-create underwater environments. The museum is almost 2 mi inland from Rudee Inlet at the southern end of Virginia Beach. The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center has a nature trail—well worth it, but be sure to wear comfortable shoes. www.virginiaacquarium.com. Admission: Aquarium $11.95; combination ticket for aquarium and IMAX $16.95. Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily 9-7; Labor Day-Memorial Day, daily 9-5.
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