Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Carrollton Smithfield
20080 Brewer's Neck Blvd.
Carrollton, VA 23314
Phone: (757) 542-3091
Fax: (757) 542-3097
Aberdeen Gardens is a community that was planned for the resettlement of African Americans. Built in 1934, its construction included several houses, stores and gardens spread over 440 acres (180 hectares). This neighborhood is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
One of Hampton's sought after venue, the Hampton Convocation center pioneers as a multi-purpose center that features spacious event spaces for concerts, conventions, sporting events and other major events. It presents itself as a complete center for arts, sports, business and entertainment. As a part of the Hampton university, the center is a preferred community venue. Call for more details.
The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or the Naval Hospital Portsmouth, was constructed by architect John Haviland in 1827. This hospital is known to be the oldest operational hospital in the Navy medical system and is a nationally-recognized center for healthcare services, research and education.
Suffolk'S Executive Airport is one of the best kept airports that ensures every flight has a smooth takeoff and landing. Runways, taxi ways, hangers, departure lounges, fueling facilities, security and parking arrangements have to be seen to be believed. The 2-day Festival of Flight which takes place here each May attracts families in plenty, and gives kids a real hands-on education in the intricacies of aviation.
Temple Israel was founded in 1952 and rightly describes itself as a vibrant, egalitarian and conservative Jewish congregation. This is where one can come to witness traditional Jewish celebrations and festivals like the Shabbat, Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)and live events that take place in an average Jew's life. Offering even educational courses for those seeking information on Judaism, this temple is more than a place of worship.
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral owes its origins to one of the earliest Greek immigrants, George Christopoulos who raised money to set up a community parish where fellow immigrants could come together and worship. Serving more than 700 families, this church is truly living in every sense. Community events are organized for youth, adults and kids. Check website for details.
Home to one of the largest naval bases in the world, Norfolk enchants visitors with their rich history and burgeoning art scene. Its cultural heritage makes it a true gem of the American South.
This beautiful beach features pristine sand, clear water and clean surroundings with some good view of the picturesque shoreline and charming houses in the neighborhood. If you're looking for a quite place to lay beneath the sun, Ocean View is a terrific coastal destination, both beautiful and relaxing.
The largest US Navy base of its kind, the Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base is an important operating station that provides support and facilities to operating forces. It shelters military equipments and services, training and operations. For more details, do visit the website or call ahead.
Williamsburg is one prong of Virginia's Historic Triangle - it's an extremely popular tourist destination, due to its array of family-friendly activities which can be easily combined with educational trips for the kids. This is particularly resonant as Williamsburg was a key location in the Civil War; lovely old colonial architecture, beautifully preserved, abounds. The climate is good for year-round outside activities and there is a host of restaurants, hotels, museums and historical artifacts to discover. It is also being heralded as a romantic destination, with many hotels and guesthouses providing special romantic deals.
Matthew Whaley School’s construction is inspired from architect Charles M. Robinson's design, and the structure is a fine example of the Georgian Revival style. The school has been accorded a place of prominence amongst Williamsburg's landmarks owing to its distinct and impressive architecture, and was also added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
The Williamsburg Regional Library, which services the Williamburg, James City County and Upper York County regions, contains an impressive 150,000 volumes and collections. It has a theater, a gallery and a well-stocked area for kids. This space is located in the Williamsburg Municipal Centre and there is ample parking available for visitors.