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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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2022 Juneteenth Festivities
2022 Juneteenth Festivities

Juneteenth is a day that commemorates and celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves in January 1863, i...

Mother's Day 2022 Events in Newport News
Mother's Day 2022 Events in Newport News

Looking for something special to do this Mother’s Day? Well, look no further than Newport News! Below, you’ll find six ideas that your mother, grandmother, sister or any special woman in your life wou...

Getting to Know the Eateries Participating in Newport News Restaurant Week 2022
Getting to Know the Eateries Participating in Newport News Restaurant Week 2022

To commemorate National Travel and Tourism Week, Newport News Tourism is saluting our outstanding restaurants by holding the city’s 2022Newport News Restaurant Week in conjunction with Travel & Touris...

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