The City of Newport News is a unique mixture of beaches, culture, history, nature and relaxation that offers something for every Virginia visitor. This southern coastal city puts you in the perfect position to reach the local coastline, and the downtown area has many attractions ranging from museums and aquariums to fine dining restaurants and local theater. For outdoor enthusiasts, Newport News is a great place to hike, fish, bicycle, paddleboat, camp and enjoy everything the Virginia coast has to offer. Looking for a place to stay? Click an area below for hotels in and around Newport News or view all metropolitan Newport News hotels.
Newport News is ideal for families visiting Virginia because of the wide range of activities for all age groups. Among the many museums, aquariums and other attractions that make the city a perfect spot to learn and have fun, the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
houses the Ella Fitzgerald Theater
; the Endview Plantation
and the Lee Hall Mansion
offer a view into Civil War history. The Peninsula SPCA Exotic Sanctuary and Petting Zoo
lets children get up close and personal with animals.
Newport News Park
is a great place to enjoy nature by going for a bike ride, boat trip, hike, jog, walk or picnic. With 32 parks
offering spectacular views of Virginia’s distinct seasons in bloom, nature lovers have endless possibilities to enjoy the local plant life and partake in some active recreation. The scenery ranges from beautiful beaches to the mighty James River
to a multitude of majestic tree-lined trails.
As far as nightlife goes, clubs such as Cozzy’s Comedy Club and Tavern
on Warwick Boulevard always draw a crowd. And if it’s fine dining you desire, Newport News will deliver. There is a host of great places for fresh seafood, as well as a number of eclectic dining options ranging from all-American to Irish to Chinese.
For a trip that offers an array of opportunities including gorgeous beaches, unique cultural venues, vibrant nightlife, and exceptional cuisine, Newport News is an excellent destination. Newport News is just one of the Norfolk area regions in which Extended Stay Hotels has properties. For information about Norfolk and other Extended Stay Hotels accommodations in the area, please visit the Norfolk Hotel and Traveler’s Guide
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