20 days in Norfolk & Cebu Island Itinerary

20 days in Norfolk & Cebu Island Itinerary

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20 days in Norfolk & Cebu Island Itinerary

Start: Newport News, United States
Drive:  45​min
1
Norfolk, United States
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  29​h
2
Lapu Lapu, Philippines
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Moalboal, Philippines
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Oslob, Philippines
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + ferry:  5​h 30​min
5
Malapascua Island, Philippines
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Newport News, United States

6
nights
Norfolk, United States

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norfolk: Richmond (Maymont, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, & more), Williamsburg (Water Country USA, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, & more) and Yorktown (Moore House & Yorktown Battlefield). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Charles Beach, pause for some photo ops at Armed Forces Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Norfolk road trip tool .

Newport News to Norfolk is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Norfolk are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Richmond, Yorktown, Cape Charles
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Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

4
nights
Lapu Lapu, Philippines

Get out of town with these interesting Lapu Lapu side-trips: Cebu City (Magellan's Cross, Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, & more) and Gilutongan Island (in Cordova).

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lapu Lapu trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norfolk to Lapu Lapu. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Philippines Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. In July in Lapu Lapu, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Moalboal.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cebu City, NTJ Watersports Cebu, Gilutongan Island
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary ©
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary

2
nights
Moalboal, Philippines

The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
On the 26th (Fri), head off the coast to Pescador Island and then admire the sheer force of Kawasan Falls. On your second day here, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moalboal road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lapu Lapu to Moalboal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oslob.

Things to do in Moalboal

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kawasan Falls
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kawasan Falls ©
Kawasan Falls
Pescador Island ©
Pescador Island

1
night
Oslob, Philippines

A vacation in Oslob offers a picture-perfect island paradise for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Oslob Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalog Falls, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oslob holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Moalboal to Oslob takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Oslob sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Oslob

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Tumalog Falls ©
Tumalog Falls

4
nights
Malapascua Island, Philippines

Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
Malapascua Island is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Guimbitayan Beach, kick back and relax at Langub Beach, and steep yourself in history at Japanese Wreck Marine Sanctuary.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Malapascua Island trip planner .

Getting from Oslob to Malapascua Island by combination of bus, taxi, and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Langub Beach ©
Langub Beach
Carnasa Island ©
Carnasa Island

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