Located 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Virginia Beach is Norfolk, the cultural hub of the region. Spend the day exploring the NEON district, an acronym for New Energy of Norfolk, where you’ll find the nationally renowned Chrysler Museum of Art and Glass Studio. The Chrysler Museum houses an extensive collection of ancient and contemporary art, including one of the largest permanent displays of glass in the world, with more than 10,000 glass objects spanning 3,000 years. Adjacent to the museum is the glass studio, an educational facility where visitors can learn about the art of glassblowing. Sign up for a class and learn to make a paperweight, Christmas ornament, terrarium and more.