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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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Hidden Gems in Newport News
Hidden Gems in Newport News

If your preferences lean more toward authentic experiences than touristy hot spots, then check out this list of local favorites that are somewhat “off-the-beaten path.” Step away from the proverbial “...

12 Things You Need to Know About Newport News Park
12 Things You Need to Know About Newport News Park

In 1966, the City of Newport News created a watershed around Lee Hall Reservoir to protect the quality of its water. That watershed was developed into Newport News Park. Since then, it’s been a gem in...

50 Years of Love in Newport News
50 Years of Love in Newport News

Did you know that 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of theVirginia is for Lovers tourism slogan? To tie in with this special golden anniversary, we’re seeking stories about Newport News that date back t...

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