Where Fun is Just the Beginning
In Newport News, life is good for people of all ages. Waterborne activities, seasonal events, sports, museums, fabulous shopping, fine dining, theater and the arts—it would take hours to talk about all the possibilities for fun and entertainment. Fact is, there’s so much in Newport News to enjoy, the problem is where do you start?
Newport News has six community parks totaling over 9,000 acres, including Newport News Park, the largest municipal park east of the Mississippi and over 7,000 acres larger than Central Park. The City is also filled with several privately owned parks such as The Mariners’ Museum Park, home to the 5-mile Noland Trail. There are boundless outdoor adventures to be had.
From museums to performing arts and historic site to visual arts, there are abundant cultural options in Newport News. The Ferguson Center for the Arts is one of the premiere performing arts venues in the region, bringing a full line up of highly acclaimed acts each year. The Virginia Living Museum houses over 250 native species to Virginia and provides visitors and locals with a wide variety of educational opportunities.
We’re home to a unique urban landscape offering a stable economy, highly skilled workforce and low cost of doing business, topped off with great lifestyle amenities:
- Fine dining
- Abundant shopping
- Arts and entertainment choices
- World-class museums and public art
- Outdoor activities
- Public boat docks
- And much more