Newport News Attractions

From historical landmarks in Colonial Williamsburg, to museums and cultural attractions, to theme parks, and beachside fun, the list of things to do in Newport New is endless.At Comfort Suites Airport, you are minutes from renowned Virginia attractions.
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Ferguson Enterprises. Ferguson Enterprises is one of the largest employers in Newport News. They are the largest distributors of plumbing supplies and pipes, valves and fittings and heating and cooling equipment. The have over employees 22,000 nationwide. 

Continental Automotive is located directly behind the Comfort Suites Airport. .

City Center at Oyster Point. City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News is a distinctive open-air community of luxury apartments, modern office buildings, designer shopping and elegant restaurants. Visit .

Port Warwick. Port Warwick is a planned development in the heart of Newport News that celebrates the spirit of community. Dozens of boutique shops, delicious restaurants, office buildings and Styron Square for concerts and live entertainment are surrounded by beautiful residential properties. Visit .

Christopher Newport University. Christopher Newport University, situated in the heart of Newport News, is a small liberal arts college of fewer than 5,000 students. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 80 academic majors. Christopher Newport University was recently praised by the Washington Post as an “undiscovered gem.” The private college is known for its small class sizes, top rated faculty, and public university price tag. Visit .  [Top]

Ferguson Center for the Arts Ferguson Center for the Arts. Ferguson Center for the Arts is state-of-the-art performing arts venue located on the Christopher Newport University campus. The Center attracts musicians, dance troupes, comedians, international orchestras and more. Among the noted performances are The Joffrey Ballet, Soweto Gospel Choir, George Carlin, country star LeAnn Rimes and Tony Bennett. Visit
The Mariners’ Museum. The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News is one of the largest maritime history museums in the world. View thousands of seafaring artifacts, many of which are thousands of years old. One of the most popular exhibits is the Miniature Ships of August F. Crabtree exhibits. The International Small Craft Center houses approximately 150 watercraft from 36 countries.  The opening of the Monitor Center, home of the famous Ironclad artifacts is a must see.  Visit .

The Virginia Living Museum. The Virginia Living Museum showcases live animals from all regions of Virginia. The museum offers visitors the rare opportunity to see thousands of species under one roof. In addition to the Chesapeake Bay Aquarium, the James River Exhibit, and the Appalachian Mountain Cove, The Virginia Living Museum also features a planetarium and an observatory. Visit .

Jefferson Commons. Jefferson Commons a brand new shopping district, is adjacent to the Comfort Suites Airport. It is home to over 385,000 square ft with 50 shops and restaurants, including Ulta Cosmetics, Pier One Imports, Ross Dress for Less, Off Broadway Shoes, Trader Joes, Kohl's Department Store and TJ Maxx

Patrick Henry Mall. Located just a mile from the Comfort Suites Airport, Patrick Henry Mall is the area's newest regional mall. There are over 120 store, services and dining opportunities. Macy's, Dillard's and J C Penny's are the anchor department stores.  [Top]
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Fort EustisFort Eustis. Fort Eustis is a 9,000-acre military facility and is the site of the US Army Transportation Corps and Transportation Corps Regiment. Fort Eustis was founded in 1918 and is situated on Mulbery Island in Newport News. Visit .

Langley Air Force Base. Langley Air Force Base is home to the 1st Fighter Wing, one of the largest fighter bases in Air Combat Command. The 1st Fighter Wing actively participates in military deployments around the world. Visit .

NASA Langley Research Center. NASA Langley Research Center was established in 1917 as the first civilian aeronautics laboratory in the country. Extensive research on aviation safety, aeronautics technology, and atmosphere is conducted at NASA Langley Research Center. Visit .  [Top]

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. The Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is a U.S. Navy base. The Station provides storage for weapons and ammunition and is a loading facility for US Atlantic Fleet ships. Visit .

USCG Training Center Yorktown. The Unites States Coast Guard Training Center is responsible for training thousands of U.S. Coast Guards every year in order to protect and serve the United States at home and abroad. Visit .

Fort Monroe. Fort Monroe has a centuries’ old history as a military fortification, including involvement in the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Today, Fort Monroe serves as home to the army Training and Doctrine Command that combines soldier training with the development of new weapons systems. Visit .

Virginia Beach Amphitheater. Virginia Beach Amphitheater is host to major national acts such as Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffet, Cold Play, Dave Matthews Band, Kenny Chesney and Janet Jackson.  [Top]
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Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg is the world’s largest living history museum, encompassing 301 acres of restored and reconstructed buildings. Colonial Williamsburg was the capital of Britain’s largest and wealthiest New World colony. Costumed interpreters relive the lives and days of the people who resided here in the 18th century. Visit .

Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a European-themed amusement park for the whole family. Thrilling roller coaster rides, 10 stages for live performances, animal attractions like the Budweiser Clydesdales and Jack Hanna’s wild preserve, and a children’s play area are among the exciting features at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Visit .

Water Country USA. Water Country USA is the largest water park in the mid-Atlantic. Enjoy exciting water slides, a water obstacle course and the Island Quest dive show featuring scuba divers and acrobats. Water Country USA is located in Williamsburg. Visit .

Prime Outlets WilliamsburgPrime Outlets Williamsburg. Shop till you drop at the Prime Outlets Williamsburg. This outlet center features over 90 designer stores and is ranked among the top 10 shopping outlets in the industry. Shopped up an appetite? No problem! Prime Outlets Williamsburg offers plenty of restaurants and eateries. Prime Outlets Williamsburg is pet friendly. Visit .  [Top]

Williamsburg Pottery Factory. Williamsburg Pottery Factory offers discount pottery from around the world spread over acres of property. The factory also sells ceramics, stemware, plants and flowers, and artwork. Collectable Williamsburg Pottery is crafted onsite. Visit .

Hampton Roads Convention Center. The Hampton Roads Convention Center is a sprawling facility offering 344,000 square feet of conference and exhibit space with 35 meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit hall. The Center can accommodate up to 14,000 people. An outdoor terrace serves nicely for twilight receptions with beautiful views. Visit .

Hampton Coliseum. The Hampton Coliseum in Hampton is a multi-purpose arena that attracts national and internationally recognized performers. It also plays host to the Annual Atlantic OceanHampton Jazz Festival each June. Team locker rooms, banquet facilities and conference space are also available. Visit .

Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Ocean is an endless sea of recreational opportunities. Sailing, swimming, fishing, and surfing are just a few sports you can enjoy. Visit .  [Top]
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Comfort Suites Newport News Airport
12570 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23602
Phone: 757-947-1333  Fax: 757-947-1330


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