Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Newport News

The area's museums and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Newport News. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Mariner's Museum, Virginia War Museum and Lee Hall Mansion are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Newport News

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Newport News a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Water Country USA (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Riverfront Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lamberts Point Golf Course (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Williamsburg Winery (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Newport News

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Newport News

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newport News is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Norfolk Botanical Garden (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Huntington Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Newport News Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • King-Lincoln Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Carrollton Nike Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Newport News

Fly into Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Newport News Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newport News?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 838 holiday lettings around Newport News. From 178 Houses to 65 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Newport News?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Newport News:

  • West Ocean View: 21 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 52 holiday homes
  • Cottage Line: 57 holiday homes
  • Buckroe Beach: 19 holiday homes
  • Chic's Beach: 24 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newport News?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newport News. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center: 344 holiday lettings
  • Mariners' Museum and Park: 341 holiday lettings
  • The Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center: 297 holiday lettings
  • Christopher Newport University: 343 holiday lettings
  • Fort Eustis: 597 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newport News listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newport News?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 178 Houses in Newport News. Our other popular types of Newport News holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 395 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 65 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newport News?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 453 holiday homes with pool available in Newport News. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.