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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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Where to Enjoy Sweets with your "Sweet" in Newport News
Where to Enjoy Sweets with your "Sweet" in Newport News

Whether you're celebrating the "month of love" with your favorite people or taking the time to treat yourself, there's always room for dessert. We've rounded up some local favorite spots to treat you...

20 Reasons Why Groups Should Visit Newport News in 2020
20 Reasons Why Groups Should Visit Newport News in 2020

We’re excited to share with you our list of 20 things to look forward to in 2020 for students, adults, and seniors visiting Newport News next year: 1. Historic Garden Week – Join us in Newport News in...

Newport News Commemorates "American Evolution"
Newport News Commemorates "American Evolution"

How many of you were aware that 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of four milestones in Virginia’s history? In 1619, the following occurred: 1. The first representative legislative body met.2. The firs...

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American Adventure Exhibit and Maze

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Events

In Newport News

Destination: Dinosaur!

Roaring, stomping animatronic dinosaurs are back! Journey back millions of years to the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods

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