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To Newport News

Ships, History, And The Great Outdoors

Newport News' great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today. Located on the banks of the Hampton Roads harbor in southeastern Virginia, Newport News is located near Hampton, minutes from Williamsburg and a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. From this central Coastal Virginia location, you can experience ships, history and the great outdoors.

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Experience Black History Month in Newport News
Experience Black History Month in Newport News

Black History Month serves as a vital reminder of the resilience of African Americans who have contributed to many fields – from activists and civil rights pioneers to leaders in politics, science, bu...

No Hassle Thanksgiving Dinners
No Hassle Thanksgiving Dinners

No need to feel guilty … indulge in turkey without the turmoil this Thanksgiving. Give your kitchen (and yourself) a break by eating in or picking up your dinner at one of the Newport News restaurants...

Fabulous Fall Treks Through Newport News Park
Fabulous Fall Treks Through Newport News Park

With 7,711 acres, Newport News Park is the perfect setting for a little leaf peeping while on the park’s numerous trails – ideal for all skill levels. Whether your preference is walking, jogging or cy...

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