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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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Things to do in Newport News November 26 - December 2, 2020
Things to do in Newport News November 26 - December 2, 2020

November 27th Nature Nights Holiday Lights Virginia Living Museum -November 27; 5:30 p.m. Enter an outdoor trail glittering with lights and holiday spirit. Take a nature walk on the outdoor trail and ...

Things to do in Newport News November 19 - 25, 2020
Things to do in Newport News November 19 - 25, 2020

November 19th Virtual Lecture: Tucker Thompson The Mariners’ Museum and Park -November 19; 6 p.m. Join award-winning TV commentator, producer, and America’s Cup host, Tucker Thompson, for a sneak peek...

Fabulous Fall Treks Through Newport News Park
Fabulous Fall Treks Through Newport News Park

Autumn brings pleasant temperatures, beautiful foliage, and a variety of ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Newport News. With 7,711 acres, Newport News Park is the perfect setting for a little leaf ...

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