Newport News in Virginia is a paradise for history enthusiasts. Nestled on the banks of the Hampton Roads Harbor in Virginia, the city offers rich history and spectacular outdoors to the tourists. On your trip to Newport News, visit Virginia War Museum Newport News and step back in time to learn about American military history. Relax or indulge in fun-filled activities like hiking, camping, fishing, and canoeing at Mariners' Museum Park. Also, check out Mariners' Museum. Newport News also homes Fort Eustis and Christopher Newport University.
Best Attractions to Visit in Newport News
- Mariners' Museum unfolds a captivating collection of around 35,000 maritime paintings, artifacts, figure heads, ship models, decorative arts and more from around the world. Visitors can shop for exclusive souvenirs from the museum shop and dine in at the Compass Cafe.
- Step back in time to learn about American military history at Virginia War Museum. Trace the development of the US military from 1775 to the present through collections of artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and more.
Free/Cheap Activities in Newport News
Revel in the beauty of nature at Newport News Park. Featuring woodland areas, meadows, and lakes, the park is famous for camping, boating, and fishing!
Have a look at the natural heritage of the state, from mountains to the sea at Virginia Living Museum. The museum offers 250 living species, native to Virginia through exhibits, discovery centers and interactive hands-on exhibits.