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SHIPS, HISTORY, AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Newport News' great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today. Located on the banks of the Hampton Roads harbor in southeastern Virginia, Newport News is located near Hampton, minutes from Williamsburg and a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. From this central Coastal Virginia location, you can experience ships, history and the great outdoors.

Virginia State Parks

You'll find plenty of programs, events and activities at Virginia State Parks. Our 38 parkshave thousands of campsites, hundreds of cabins, more than 500 miles of trails and convenient access to Virginia's major waterways. Beaches, picnic shelters, lodges, meeting facilities, festivals, concerts, nature programs, cultural happenings... the list goes on. From Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, there's something for everyone atVirginia State Parks.

Virginia Living Museum

View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a moray eel and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Touch live horseshoe crabs. Relive the age of the dinosaurs. It’s all at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, where living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Visitors experience animals native to Virginia in habitats, discovery centers and interactive exhibits. The Virginia Living Museum showcases Virginia’s natural and living resources to encourage understanding and protection of our natural world.

Nancy's Calico Patch

Nancy's Calico Patch has been in the business of helping you grow your creativity for 27 years.
We feature BERNINA Sewing and Embroidery systems- the finest in the world-wide market today.
You will find a tremendous selection of high quality cotton fabrics, books, patterns, threads, quilting and embroidery notions and supplies, sewing storage and Horn cabinets.

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