Located in the eastern United States, Newport News boasts a rich historical background and offers visitors an abundant selection of entertainment and good eats. Come see the diverse creatures at the Virginia Living Museum, or wander through the Newport News Park Discovery Center where nature exhibits make learning fun. Enjoying Virginia's natural beauty is easy to do when walking through the 550 acres of Mariner's Museum Park or visiting the Newport News Park, a 1,500-acre park designed for runners, walkers and nature lovers.
Traveling in and around Newport News is easy with the Hampton Roads Transit public bus service that makes stops around the city as well as the Amtrak that provides transportation via train. The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is conveniently located fifteen minutes from the city's downtown area.
Because this peninsular city was settled in 1621, historical sights and artifacts can be found across the city. After experiencing a day of history and nature, you may want to venture out into the nightlife with Cozzy's Comedy Club & Tavern, the Ferguson Center for the Arts, which features the Virginia Symphony, or an assortment of restaurants that include a variety of cuisine.
Newport News weather changes with the seasons, so you may expect light snowfall in the winter months, a cool and rainy spring, a hot and humid summer and moderate temperatures in the fall.