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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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Newport News Welcomes New Competitive Racing Event
Newport News Welcomes New Competitive Racing Event

NASCAR on two wheels. That’s often how a crit is described. Short for criterium, a crit is a popular bicycle race that takes place on city streets; hence, there are many sharp turns. The course is co...

11 Reasons to Visit Huntington Park
11 Reasons to Visit Huntington Park

It is safe to say that Huntington Park is a hidden gem in Newport News. This park is located near the intersection of Warwick and Mercury boulevards, is nestled at the base of the James River Bridge. ...

It's National Hot Dog Month: Where to get your fix in Newport News
It's National Hot Dog Month: Where to get your fix in Newport News

Who knew that July was National Hot Dog Month? It was in 1957 that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce gave July this official designation. So let’s jump on the hot dog bandwagon and celebrate July the way i...

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