A year has come and gone and it’s time to gear up for the second annual Newport News One City Marathon (OCM) slated for Sunday, March 13, 2016. Similar to the inaugural OCM race, runners will explore the City’s length beginning at Newport News Park and travel south finishing at the Newport News Victory Arch. If you missed last year, as a runner or spectator, you won’t want to again! From cheering on marathoners at neighborhood wave stations to the One City, One Celebration party and activities, it’s an experience like none other. Registration is now open for interested runners here so sign up ... read more
There’s something special about eating – and drinking – like a local when visiting a location. And because we want you to feel at home, whether it’s your first time or 87th time in Newport News, we’ve put together a list of places you’ll want to add to your itinerary. Some pay homage to the area’s history, while others simply will satisfy your hunger for at least a week! But enough small talk, see for yourself below: CRAFT 60 ALE HOUSE Craft 60 is a concept restaurant with exceptional food, great drinks, and outstanding atmosphere. Smoke a cigar on the patio, grab a specialty beer or glass of ... read more
No matter what kind of outdoor adventure you are looking for, Newport News offers it all! What’s more,our moderate climate coupled with our excellent location makes Newport News the perfect place to explore year-round. Discover the exhilarating experience of mountain biking, a romantic paddleboator canoe ride, or a challenging round of championship golf. Enjoy the chance to meet a variety of wild furry friends and the opportunity to experience a peaceful picnic at sunset, overlooking the mighty James River. These endless photographic opportunities and more await you in one or more of our 30+p... read more
Want to know about attractions in Newport News and the Coastal Virginia area or the best shopping and dining areas? Just ask our friendly, knowledgeable travel counselors! They have up-to-date information on special events, fairs, festivals concerts and much more. The counselors stand ready to assist you and to help make the most of your Newport News experience. Also, they can supply you with a variety of information including a Visitor Guide, maps, admission fees and hours, and lodging options. For your convenience, you can purchase attraction tickets at the Newport News Visitor Center. Ask ... read more
Newport News is a fitting location for all things related to the sea. After all, it is home to The Mariners’ Museum and Newport News Shipbuilding, and it’s here that working watermen export their harvest to other parts of the country. Spend a few days learning about our fascinating maritime heritage! Check out our Sip, Savor & Sea Itineraryfor some great suggestions.