About Norfolk


Let's have a look around into background of Norfolk
  • County: Independendent City
  • State: Massachusetts 
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 42.3583333
  • Longitude: -71.0602778
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
     

Weather in Norfolk

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to October (Fall Season)

Location

Located in the Commonwealth of the state of Virginia in the U.S. The population was 242,803 according to 2010 Census which grew up to 247,189 according to 2015 census. This had made it the second- most populous city after the neighboring area of Virginia Beach. 
 

Distance from Norfolk center to Airport

Boston Logan International Airport acts as the primary commercial airport for the city with general aviation needs being handled by Beverly Municipal Airport, Hanscom Field and Norwood Memorial Airport.

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 9 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and Portuguese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Boston Logan International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – MBTA Bus Service ; Taxi – Boston Cab Association

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Wrentham,
  • Medway,
  • Walpole

Emergency Contact Numbers in Norfolk city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 617-222-3200
  • Cab: +1 617-536-3200 (Boston Cab Association)
  • Airport: +1 800-235-6426 (Boston Logan International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 617-726-2000 (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Boston.

  • Mariners At Red Sox, Fenway Park
  • Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series: Elisa Hamilton, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Stir: Beth Morrison Projects Presents Nico Muhly & Anthony Roth Costanzo

Tourist Attractions

  • Massachusetts State House
  • Faneuil Hall Historic Site
  • The Paul Revere House

Theatre & Concerts

  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
  • New England Conservatory Jordan Hall
  • The Concert: A Summer Soirée, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Visit Top Restaurants in Norfolk

  • Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Ocean Prime - Boston
  • Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Boston

Top Shopping Centers in Norfolk

  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Brattle Book Shop of Boston
  • New Balance Factory Store

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • James P Kelleher Rose Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pão De Queijo  - Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Truffle Mac n Cheese - Ocean Prime - Boston
  • Au Gratin potatoes - Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Boston

Sports Club

Home of Boston Red Sox (Major League Baseball), Boston Bruins (National Hockey League) and the Boston Celtics (National Basketball Association).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 1.93 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $ 3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2,677.68
  • Cheap meal: $ 15.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.61 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $ 65.00

Information about New York

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport
  • Rail: New York City Subway.
  • Road: Bus – MTA Regional Bus operations (RBO); Taxi – Yellow Taxicabs

Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (Busiest Airport for International Passengers of North America), Newark Liberty International Airport (4th Busiest US Gateways), and LaGuardia Airport.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km (JFK)
  • Driving Time: 38 Minutes (JFK International Airport)
  • Languages: Of 800 languages spoken in New York City English is followed by 51 percent followed by Spanish and then Chinese.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  
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