Extended Stay America - Newport News, VA
The City of Newport News, Virginia is a unique mixture of beaches, culture, history, nature and relaxation that offers something for every Virginia visitor. This southern coastal city puts you in the perfect position to reach the local coastline, and the downtown area has many attractions ranging from museums and aquariums to fine dining restaurants and local theater. For outdoor enthusiasts, Newport News is a great place to hike, fish, bicycle, paddleboat, camp and enjoy everything the Virginia coast has to offer.
Newport News is ideal for families visiting Virginia because of the wide range of activities for all age groups. Among the many museums, aquariums and other attractions that make the city a perfect spot to learn and have fun, the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center houses the Ella Fitzgerald Theater; the Endview Plantation and the Lee Hall Mansion offer a view into Civil War history. The Peninsula SPCA Exotic Sanctuary and Petting Zoo lets children get up close and personal with animals.
Other museums and cultural attractions include the Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center, USS Monitor Center / Mariner Museum, United States Army Transportation Museum, Virginia Living Museum and Virginia War Museum. Kids and adults alike can catch an IMAX movie at the Virginia Air and Space Center or visit the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center where curious minds can gain an appreciation for the local marine life.
Newport News Park is a great place to enjoy nature by going for a bike ride, boat trip, hike, jog, walk or picnic. With 32 parks offering spectacular views of Virginia's distinct seasons in bloom, nature lovers have endless possibilities to enjoy the local plant life and partake in some active recreation. The scenery ranges from beautiful beaches to the mighty James River to a multitude of majestic tree-lined trails.
As far as nightlife goes, clubs such as Cozzy's Comedy Club and Tavern on Warwick Boulevard always draw a crowd. And if it's fine dining you desire, Newport News will deliver. There is a host of great places for fresh seafood, as well as a number of eclectic dining options ranging from all-American to Irish to Chinese.
For a trip that offers an array of opportunities including gorgeous beaches, unique cultural venues, vibrant nightlife, and exceptional cuisine, Newport News is an excellent destination. Newport News is just one of the Norfolk area regions in which Extended Stay America has properties.