Newport News

Newport News, Virginia

Newport News’ great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today.

reenact300x200Located 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 ideal Coastal Virginia location, you can experience ships, history, the great outdoors and more when exploring Newport News. From the area’s historical attractions and museums, Civil War re-enactments and natural parks to unique culinary experiences, performing and visual art opportunities  and year-round events and festivals, there are plenty of ways to vacation in Newport News and throughout Coastal Virginia.

To start your adventure in Newport News, take a look at one of our suggested itineraries here or browse our Visitor Guide and other brochures for ideas. Let us help you plan a perfect day in Newport News – including where to stay, shop and dine, plus more. We welcome you to visit and enjoy our many wonders!


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