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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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Things to do in Newport News October 22 - 28, 2020
Things to do in Newport News October 22 - 28, 2020

October 22nd Red Cross Blood Drive The Mariners’ Museum and Park -October 22; 10 a.m. Join The Mariner’s Museum and Park as it partners with the American Red Cross to serve as a host site for a much-n...

With a Hammer in Hand: D.I.Y. Workshops in Newport News
With a Hammer in Hand: D.I.Y. Workshops in Newport News

This post is for all you folks who love the feeling of creating something with your own two hands. Whether you’re a talented artist/woodworker, or a complete novice who enjoys getting crafty every now...

What's New in Newport News Tourism
What's New in Newport News Tourism

WANDERLOVE RECOVERY GRANT The road trip invites visitors (and residents, too!) to experience the wonderful mix between “urban” Newport News and its nearby “rural” neighbor of Smithfield. “Although va...

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