Norfolk is America’s favorite hometown, survey says

Crews put the finishing touches on the new Waterside District Sunday, April 30, 2017. Credit: WAVY/Kevin Green

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk snagged the number one spot as America’s favorite hometown in a recent travel survey.

The online survey, conducted by TRAVEL + LEISURE, said “Virginians from Norfolk raved about the amiable year-round weather, the approachable residents, and its under-the-radar vibe.”

Norfolk Scope Arena in March 2017 during the MEAC championships. WAVY-TV 10 Photo

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