Irvington Is the Best Place for Weekend Trips From Norfolk, VA

Are you looking for a change of pace from life in the city? If so, your search ends here. Allow us to introduce you to our storybook, “tiny but tony” town in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Irvington is the paradise of your dreams, except better. Not only is it only 80 miles away (less than two hours via car), but Irvington is also home to the highly acclaimed Hope and Glory Inn! Read on to learn more about why it’s the best destination for weekend trips from Norfolk, VA, and plan the ultimate getaway today.

We want to help you experience our small town that Coastal Living Magazine named one of the “20 Best Places to Live on the Coast.” That’s why we created a free Vacation Guide to Irvington, Virginia! Check out this digital resource now to discover the variety of activities, attractions, and events our area has to offer. 

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3 Reasons to Visit Irvington for Weekend Trips From Norfolk, VA

1. Award-Winning Accommodations

First and foremost, you’ll need a place to stay in Irvington for your visit from Norfolk. Luckily, the Hope and Glory Inn is here to provide you with luxurious accommodations, friendly service, and unforgettable experiences that you can’t find anywhere else. 

Let the feeling of relaxation wash over you as you arrive and admire the beauty inside and out. Then, take a dip in the salt-water pool, delight your taste buds with wine and oyster pairings at our vineyard, feel the cool breeze aboard True Love as we take you on a tour of Carter’s Creek, and so much more. The list goes on at our remarkable lodging destination that has been voted the No. 1 bed and breakfast in Eastern Virginia every year since the inception of the Best of Virginia contest in Virginia Living.

Note: The Hope and Glory Inn has received numerous awards and accolades over the years. Visit our media page to see more!

2. Small-Town Charm

In addition to staying stylish, sophisticated, and swanky at the Hope and Glory Inn, you can also get out and explore everything the surrounding area has to offer. There’s a surprising number of attractions for a town of only 415 people! Best of all, many of the top-notch restaurants, boutique shops, and historical sites are within walking distance of our inn.

3. Stunning Saltwater Scenery

No matter when you visit Irvington, you can rest assured that a vast amount of beauty will be here waiting for you. Gorgeous flowers fill the area in spring and summer, a collage of colors decorate the trees in autumn, and winter adds light layers of glistening snow to already stunning landscapes. 

Did we mention all of the remarkable water scenery? It’s the No. 1 reason why our area is such a beautiful paradise. Experience it by swimming in our soothing pool, soaking in our serene garden bath, or gliding across the water on True Love. You’re just a short distance to inviting, wide-as-the-sky water views and beaches where you can unwind, perfectly undisturbed.

Plan Your Weekend Getaway to the Hope and Glory Inn

The bed inside Cottage 6 at the Hope and Glory Inn

It’s time to put Norfolk in your rearview mirror and head to the Hope and Glory Inn for one of the best weekend getaways in Virginia! After all, you don’t always get to go on vacation, so you should make the most of each and every opportunity. Browse our available accommodations now and reserve your favorite for the experience of a lifetime. You won’t regret it!


Summer Lodging & Dining Special!

Stay & Dine

Book between now & May 31 two nights (Thursday-Sunday) this Summer along with a dinner reservation for 2 in our fine dining restaurant The Colonnade and receive a $50 credit to your folio upon check out!