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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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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...

Eat Like a Local: The Best Burgers & BBQ
Eat Like a Local: The Best Burgers & BBQ

There is no better way to get a taste of a city’s local “vibe” than by sampling its cuisine. In a series of upcoming blogs, we will offer suggestions on how to “Eat Like a Local” in Newport News. From...

Free and Almost Free Things to do in Newport News
Free and Almost Free Things to do in Newport News

No need to break the bank when exploring Newport News. There are plenty of free and almost free things to do throughout the city this summer. We’ve compiled a list of activities below that you’ll want...

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45th Newport News Fall Festival

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Events

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Destination: Dinosaur!

Roaring, stomping animatronic dinosaurs are back! Journey back millions of years to the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods

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