City of Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism

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DESTINATION INFORMATION

Welcome to Newport News, Virginia! Centrally located on the East Coast, our city offers a unique combination of small to mid-size convention accommodations, including a variety of hotels, motels, and Bed and Breakfast, world-class attractions, excellent transportation access, and resort amenities, all at moderate prices. Best of all, we are in the middle of Hampton Roads and Tidewater Virginia, the birthplace of American history and maritime adventures with warm sunny beaches and inviting natural parks that beckon to be explored. Newport News is The Ocean, The Ships, The Wars and The History of America, all in one central vacation destination! For more information on all there is to see and do, visit Newport News Tourism.

# of Hotels 30+
# of Hotel Rooms: 4,000
Sports Facility Guide: http://www.newport-news.org/things-to-do/sports.php
Major Attractions: Mariners’ Museum/USS Monitor Center, Virginia Living Museum, Virginia War Museum, Lee Hall Mansion, Endview Plantation, Fort Eustis US Army, Transportation Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Ferguson Center for the Arts
Airports/distance: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF)/4 miles
Norfolk International Airport (ORF)/25 miles
Richmond International Airport (RIC)/64 miles
Rail Stations/Distance: Newport News (NPN)/5 miles
Recently Hosted Events: National Softball Association World Series
Virginia Senior Games
United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Region District and Adult Sectional District(Junior, Adult and Senior)
USA Swimming District and Regional Championships
Colleges & Universities: Christopher Newport University
Sports Teams: Peninsula Pilots (Coastal Plain League)