Newport News

Newport News, Virginia

Newport News is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 180,719. In 2013, the population was estimated to be 183,412, making it the fifth-most populous city in Virginia. Wikipedia

The area’s historical attractions and museums, architectural and historical landmarks, sporting opportunities and natural parks are exceptional enough to attract experts, but they’re available for everyone to enjoy. Website:

The Mariners’ Museum
Whether you’re a boat lover, a historian, an adventurer, or an artist – the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia has enough to satiate the hobbyist and intellectual pursuits of just about everyone.

Virginia Living Museum
Our state’s natural heritage is the star at the Virginia Living Museum. Here, visitors can see red wolves, bald eagles, a loggerhead sea turtle, fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors.