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Beautifully maintained grounds, easy to navigate on foot. Park and walk the entire area. Peaceful, quaint, quiet. Lots of historical pieces, a fishing pier, public beach with lifeguard, lighthouse, cannons. Drive over to the Case,ate museum, and make sure to check out the military pet...More
We selected this based on a scattered rain forecast, an alternative to going to the beach. We were pleasantly surprised as we discovered lots of places to bike, a private beach, interesting architecture, fascinating history, a museum within the fort’s original walls, complete with a...More
I love old forts. Our visit did not disappoint. The museum is much larger than we expected. Our favorite part was the walking tour lead by the park ranger. He provided so much history about the forts usage through the years. This is a treasure!
I only had time to ride around the buildings and see the outside of the monuments. The views were impressive. There is a nice sidewalk and a nice beach area as well as a small play ground nearer to the inner buildings.
Stopped at Fort Monroe after taking the Miss Hampton II cruise. Really enjoyed the history of the fort. Also got our National park book stamped which was an added bonus. Take a few hours and visit, well worth the time.
A very large fort completely surrounded by a moat on the south end of the peninsula just across the Chesapeake bay from the Norfolk Naval base. Three bridges cross the moat & allow you to enter into the fort grounds. Walk around the top of...More
Always fun to drive through Ft. Monroe and see history close up. Beautiful nature setting with Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay right next to you! Older homes are beautiful to look at. Ospreys, pelicans, Canadian Geese flying over head!
I would like to echo the recommendation of stopping at The Deadrise for either lunch or dinner. The Big Fish Sandwich is very popular for lunch and their specials for dinner are very good as well. Get a table outside and... More
I would like to echo the recommendation of stopping at The Deadrise for either lunch or dinner. The Big Fish Sandwich is very popular for lunch and their specials for dinner are very good as well. Get a table outside and watch the sunset.