See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.
Date: December 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 N MAIN ST
SUFFOLK, VA 23434-4427
Cost: $8 adults; $6 seniors (60+), military, and children 9-12.
The Great Dismal Swamp is anything but dismal. The narrated Swamp Safari, one of Suffolk’s most popular attractions, fills up quickly. This four-hour tour is led by a biologist specializing is the unique habitat of the Great Dismal. Learn about the history, lore, vegetation and wildlife with this adventure that includes a brief walk to Lake Drummond. Sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. A small snack and beverage is provided. This tour is not recommended for very small children. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 to reserve your spot.
Date: December 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Time Details: Departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center (524 N. Main Street)
Location: Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Address: Suffolk, VA 23434
Cost: $10 adults; $8 seniors (60+), military, and children ages 3-12