Newport News, VA Professional Review and Guide
"Located between Colonial Williamsburg and Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Newport News stretches some 25 miles along the mighty James River. It is the home of the Newport News Shipbuilding, one of the world’s largest shipyards and one of Virginia’s largest employers. A vacation in Newport News will take you through more than 250 years of maritime heritage and military history. There’s plenty to see and do.
Fine dining is available in a variety of traditional and ethnic restaurants. Add more than 30 special and annual events, 15 city parks, a five-mile walk on the picturesque Noland Trail, and a hundred-and-one waterborne activities, and you can expect a great vacation. This eTrail provides detailed information on sights, events, entertainment, shopping, dining, accommodations, and transportation in this area of Virginia."