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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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12 Reasons to "Fall" for Newport News: Autumn Festivals & Events
12 Reasons to "Fall" for Newport News: Autumn Festivals & Events

Autumn in Newport News is enchanting. The variety of festivals and events that occur in the fall are a perfect way to relish cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and seasonal treats. To help you expe...

Summertime in Newport News Calls for Frozen Treats
Summertime in Newport News Calls for Frozen Treats

It’s not just ice cream we scream for – any ice-cold beverage or cool confection will do when you’re hoping to turn your internal thermostat down a few notches! Below you’ll find a few of the gems New...

Newport News Welcomes New Competitive Racing Event
Newport News Welcomes New Competitive Racing Event

NASCAR on two wheels. That’s often how a crit is described. Short for criterium, a crit is a popular bicycle race that takes place on city streets; hence, there are many sharp turns. The course is co...

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