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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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Road Trip: Where Urban Newport News Meets Rural Smithfield, VA
Road Trip: Where Urban Newport News Meets Rural Smithfield, VA

Making firm travel plans might be a little challenging right now, but consider this: Short, scenic trips by car allow you to pick and choose where you go and what you do, based on your interests. That...

Globetrotting Closer to Home: Top Staycation Ideas in Newport News, Virginia
Globetrotting Closer to Home: Top Staycation Ideas in Newport News, Virginia

For most of us, it’s nearing three months since we’ve been asked to shelter-in-place. By now, our desire to get out of the house has reached epic proportions. So as lockdown restrictions begin to loos...

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...

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