Newport News, Virginia Information
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. The population hovers around 180,700, ranking it fifth in population in the State. The city is located on the Peninsula side of Hampton Roads in the Tidewater Region, next to the Atlantic Ocean. It primarily serves as one of the business centers on the Peninsula.
Newport News, Virginia Details
The overall cost of living is slightly less than the US average here, and promisingly, job growth over the next 10 years is predicted to be 34.72%.
There is extensive public transportation available. The city is served by three airports and miles of waterfront port facilities and docks. Amtrak runs four trains a day and the city is served by its regional bus system, Hampton Roads Transit. In addition, Greyhound provides transportation between cities.
There are 32 city parks to enjoy in the area. The largest is Newport News Park, the second largest city park in the United States. It offers 188 campsites, 30 miles of trails and a discovery center, which offers a historical and educational view of the park. In addition, the park offers an archery range, a disc golf course, and an aeromodel flying field. For geocaching buffs, the park offers over 50 geocaches in the park. Endview Plantation is another City park. This 18th-century plantation is now a historical site used for military reenactment. For fishing, yet another park, the Hilton Pier Ravine is visited frequently by locals and is known for its Croaker and Trout during the summer months.
The city maintains 8 sports facilities and community centers. There are youth and adult leagues in a wide variety of sports like football, softball, basketball, and more. High School Football is big here and plays a large role in the city’s culture. The John B Todd Stadium houses five high schools’ worth of football games. Collegiate level sports can be found just outside of the city and include NCAA Division I and NCAA Division III. The Atlantic Ten Conference has been headquartered in the city since 2009.
Typical of the rest of Virginia, the culture in this area is rich with Southern heritage. There are a number of American Civil War battle sites and historical plantations that have been preserved. The Mariners museum has approximately 36,000 artifacts recovered from the USS Monitor. The Virginia War Museum offers a chronological journey through various periods of American history. The museum also has a supply of artifacts dating back to the Jamestown Settlement period of the state’s history. Another interesting perspective is found at the Army Transportation Museum where a large collection of nearly 100 military vehicles can be viewed on the grounds of Fort Eustis.
For natural history explorers, the Virginia Living Museum houses more than 250 species of animals found in statewide. This outdoor museum hosts a number of events and planetarium shows. Two red wolves reside at the museum as part of a federal Species Survival Plan.
If outdoor activities, museums, and natural history aren’t enough, there are plenty of other activities in the area to choose from. With hundreds of restaurants and bars to choose from, one can indulge in nearly any culinary specialty. The Circa 1918 kitchen and bar located in the historic Hilton Village is a favorite. Serving creative American cuisine such as Dry Roasted Suffolk Piggie or Braised Octopus Leg, and melted leek and smoked tomato saute, this five-star rated restaurant is sure to please. The Fin Seafood Restaurant is the place to go for the freshest seafood, and The Melting Pot Peninsula touts itself as offering “a dining experience like no other in Newport News”. This Fondue restaurant is a great place for a romantic date or a bite to eat with friends.
Craft beer and fine wine enthusiasts will love the Coast Trail, which has a listing of breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the area. Participants are encouraged to pick up a guidebook at the tourism office and start collecting stamps along the tasting journey.
Lastly, shopping abounds in Newport News. The Marketplace at Tech Center offers the stores like Carters, Ulta, Starbucks, and others. A more upscale experience can be found at City Center at Oyster Point which features Ann Taylor, Loft, The Perfect Setting, and a number of other higher-end retailers and eateries. Finally, the historic Hilton Village presents all you would expect in a quaint setting. Here you will find eclectic, locally owned boutiques filled with a wide variety of merchandise in a planned English-village-style neighborhood listed on the national registry of historic places.
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