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Staff Picks: Best-Kept Secrets for Quiet Beauty

We can't get enough of these hidden gems throughout Newport News that are perfect places for taking in a little quiet beauty. Here's a look at some of our staff's favorite places to soak up the sun and scenery!

Hilton Fishing Pier
“Hilton Fishing Pier is located in a quiet, quaint neighborhood where I often go to relax with friends. I often take my grand-puppies for a walk and we always meet lots of local fishermen.” -- Cindy Brouillard, Director of Tourism[/caption]
"Who could get tired of this view?? The fountains at City Center are so pretty and serene. Taking a stroll around them is totally refreshing to me." -- Andrea Moran, Tourism Specialist
Becky - Huntington Beach selfie
"My kids and I love going to Huntington Park Beach to enjoy the sunset. We kick off our shoes to feel the sand between our toes while we watch that big ball of fire sink into the James River!" -- Rebecca Cutchins, Media Relations Manager
"There's something tranquil about being surrounded by nothing but grass and trees for as far as the eye can see. I love coming to Riverview Farm Park for a quick getaway from the business of the city. I'm able to drift into my own little world for a bit." -- Jocelyn Lewis, Digital Marketing Coordinator


"The water is my playground. I absolutely love taking my kayak out at Newport News Park and paddling for hours. Being unreachable for a brief moment is exactly what I need after a long week." -- Danielle Gage, Visitor Center Distribution Assistant

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