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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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Fall in Newport News: A Photo Essay
Fall in Newport News: A Photo Essay

As we near the peak of fall in Newport News, we’d like to take a moment and take in the beauty of this season in our city. With over 32 parks in the city's 68.71 square miles, we enjoy this beautiful ...

Honoring Our Veterans in Newport News
Honoring Our Veterans in Newport News

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” -Maya Angelou There’s no better time than Veterans Day to thank those who are serving or have served in the military. E...

10 Reasons to "Fall" for Newport News: Festivals & Events
10 Reasons to "Fall" for Newport News: Festivals & Events

If there is one magical time of year in Newport News, it's the fall season. The trees dress gloriously in bright hues of red, green and yellow along our trails. Not to mention the fun wave of festival...

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Events

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26th Annual Celebration in Lights

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Events

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45th Newport News Fall Festival

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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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