Newport News, VA

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Newport News which includes night scenes, theater scenes and modern architecture
This coastal Virginia town has beautiful parks, a fascinating history and a bustling downtown filled with museums, restaurants and theaters.

The history and prime location of Newport News make this coastal town one of Virginia's most popular destinations.

Regardless of your age or interest, theVirginia Living Museumis likely to have an exhibit that will delight you. See animals up close at the aquarium and aviary. Explore interactive exhibits at the science center and planetarium. Enjoy beautiful weather while you stroll on the elevated boardwalk outdoors, where you will see indigenous animals, coastal birds and lush native gardens.

The Mariners' Museumisone of the world's largest maritime history museums.View tens of thousands of artifacts ranging from ship figureheads to steam engines the exhibits could keep you busy for days. The museum also has a vast collection of maritime paintings.

Catch a show or take a class at thePeninsula Fine Arts Center. This institution has a variety of dance, theater and music programs.

The quaintHilton Villageis actually a memorial to a pioneering movement in urban planning. This neighborhood in the style of an English village was built during World War I as a response to housing demands for employees of the town's booming shipbuilding industry. Spend the day enjoying quaint shops, restaurants and cafés lining the streets of Hilton Village.

Newport News has 36 city parks. Newport News Parkis one of America's largest city parks. Walk or bike along its miles of trails that meander through shady forests and green meadows. Rent a boat to paddle around the park's ponds or reserve a campsite for the evening.

Newport News is a great place to visit any time of year. From its central coastal location, it is minutes to Williamsburg and just a short drive to Virginia Beach. Whether you want to spend a day touring its many museums or exploring its natural beauty, this town is one not to be missed.

Where to stay in Newport News

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newport News South, VA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newport News South, VA
3 out of 5
1069 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA, 23602
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
$63
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Newport News. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.3/5 (1,003 reviews)
"Was very impressed and appreciative of the quick response to a problem with unlocking the room door."

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newport News South, VA
Comfort Suites Airport
Comfort Suites Airport
2.5 out of 5
12570 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA, 23602
The price is $89 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$89
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this beach hotel in Newport News. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (925 reviews)
"My room was nice & clean"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Comfort Suites Airport
Holiday Inn Newport News - Hampton, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Newport News - Hampton, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
980 Omni Blvd, Newport News, VA, 23606
The price is $88 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$88
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Newport News. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (873 reviews)
"Everything was very nice, and everyone was very friendly."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

Holiday Inn Newport News - Hampton, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
❤️Ice Ice Baby❤️Downtown Newport News!
❤️Ice Ice Baby❤️Downtown Newport News!
Newport News, VA
Stay at this apartment in Newport News. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Newport News City Hall and King-Lincoln Park are located nearby. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Good clean place to stay.
"Stayed for 3 days and liked the vibe at this hidden gem! Great brewery right next door. I will definitely stay again."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

❤️Ice Ice Baby❤️Downtown Newport News!
Cozy Cheeful Family Friendly 5 Bedroom Rancher
Cozy Cheeful Family Friendly 5 Bedroom Rancher
Newport News, VA
Stay at this vacation home in Newport News. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Fort Eustis and U.S. Army Transportation Museum ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great stay!
"Beautiful new construction in a very convenient location. Kitchen is well equipped and there were plenty of linens, soap, shampoo and conditioner, laundry detergent, clean dish sponge and dish soap. Cute children’s furniture, toys and books. Owner was very available."

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Cozy Cheeful Family Friendly 5 Bedroom Rancher
Vacationers Dream Location- All-in-one<br>Theme parks & adventure
Vacationers Dream Location- All-in-one<br>Theme parks & adventure
Newport News, VA
Stay at this vacation home in Newport News. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions U.S. Army Transportation Museum and Fort Eustis are ...
4/5 Very Good! (7 reviews)
House was perfect size for our group
"House was nice amd clean, however previous renters caused damage which limited us to not being able to use the fire pit. Didn't receive the code for the home amd had to call to get it. Not enough towles were provided and had to request more. Owner was friendly and helpful when needed."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Vacationers Dream Location- All-in-one<br>Theme parks & adventure
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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