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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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Take a Driving Tour of Outdoor Art in Newport News
Take a Driving Tour of Outdoor Art in Newport News

Itching to get out of the house? Use your car as your own personal “escape” shuttle to discover some cool outdoor art in Newport News! Before you head out, though, take a few minutes to download the N...

The Next Best Thing to Getting Out in Newport News: Museum Edition
The Next Best Thing to Getting Out in Newport News: Museum Edition

We may all be stuck at home for a while, but that doesn’t mean we can’t visit some of our favorite Newport News attractions – virtually, that is! Here are a few ways to still get your museum “fix” fro...

Things to do in Newport News March 12 - 18, 2020
Things to do in Newport News March 12 - 18, 2020

March 13th Civil War Discussion: USS Congress The Mariners’ Museum and Park -March 13; 12:30 p.m. Visit the Museum on Friday afternoon to enjoy lunch in the Mariners’ Park Café and stimulating Civil W...

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