We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Things to do in Newport News

All
Museums
Amusement
Outdoors
Cultural
Sports
Landmarks
Performances
Name
Ranked #1 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
An excellent nautical musuem located in Newport News, Virginia.
Map | Visitor photos (171)
Ranked #2 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Aquariums; Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a loggerhead turtle and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change... more » Owner description: View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a loggerhead turtle and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Touch live spider crabs and fossilized dinosaur tracks. It's all at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, where living exhibits depict Virginia's natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Experience a steamy cypress swamp and cool mountain cove. Explore the underwater world of the Chesapeake Bay and the underground realm of a limestone cave. See flying squirrels, stingrays and other creatures of the night. Touch famous Bay creatures. Kids will especially enjoy the Touch Tank with its sea stars and horseshoe crabs. Enjoy hands-on activities. See spectacular views of the sun from the observatory and travel the universe in the state-of-the-art digital planetarium. Outdoors, stroll the boardwalk to view coastal birds, beavers, otters, coyotes, endangered red wolves and other animals in naturalized habitats. Butterfly Garden, Virginia Garden and landscape plantings display one of the most extensive displays of native plants in Virginia. Learn how to live, build and garden green in the Conservation Garden and Green Living House. « less
Map | Visitor photos (102)
Ranked #3 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #4 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Parks; Biking Trails

Newport News Park has something for every type of outdoor enthusiast.  It is the largest municipal park east of the Mississippi at over 8000 acres.  Some of the highlights include... more »

Map | Visitor photos (59)
Ranked #5 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Specialty Museums
Map | Visitor photos (54)
Ranked #6 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Military Museums
Map | Visitor photos (22)
Ranked #7 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Specialty Museums
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #8 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Historic Sites
Living history museum recounts how America's Civil War had shaped the country's culture, lifestyle, economy and technology.
Map | Visitor photos (5)
Ranked #9 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Historic Sites
Map | Visitor photos (5)
Ranked #10 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Owner description: Make plans to begin your adventure at the Newport News Visitor Center. Here our well-trained travel counselors stand ready to... more » Owner description: Make plans to begin your adventure at the Newport News Visitor Center. Here our well-trained travel counselors stand ready to assist you with your itinerary and to help you make the most of your Newport News experience. The counselors can supply you with a variety of information including a Visitor Guide, directional maps, attraction fees and hours, accommodation information, and special event happenings. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #11 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #12 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Explore the visual arts at Pfac with an ever-changing array of exhibitions, programs, and events for kids and adults. Our... more » Owner description: Explore the visual arts at Pfac with an ever-changing array of exhibitions, programs, and events for kids and adults. Our Hands On For Kids gallery has self-guided activities year-round and Paint Days on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first weekend of the month is free, with volunteer-led family activities on Saturday. Join us on the third Thursday of the month for Art After 5, Pfac’s free live music, poetry and art happening. Show us your creative side; there is something for everybody. Art is what you make it! « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #13 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Ranked #14 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map
Ranked #15 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Ranked #16 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #17 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #18 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Visitor photos (7)
Ranked #19 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Map
Ranked #20 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Ranked #21 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Map
Ranked #22 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Historic Sites
Map
Ranked #23 of 23 attractions in Newport News
Category: Dams
Map
Trusted travel advice about Newport News