About Hampton Roads

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The Coastal Virginia – Hampton Roads region continues to draw visitors year after year. There’s so much to see and do year ’round that you’ll be definitely be glad you came. Visit the Birthplace of English-speaking America, roam the Historic Jamestown settlement. Colonial Williamsburg is home to the nation’s largest living history museum, its actually a colonial town itself, one of the most popular destinations in the world! Nearby attractions include Colonial National Historic Park, James River Plantations, Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Kingsmill Resort & Spa.

Twenty-nine miles of Gorgeous Atlantic Oceanfront are accessible on the expanded white sands of Virginia Beach with its famous boardwalk which hosts events year round. Enjoy outdoor activities as well as these popular sites Cape Henry Lighthouse, Old Coast Guard Station, Mount Trashmore Park, False Cape State Park, and First Landing State Park where the english first landed before moving up-river to Jamestown.In Norfolk, port off the Cruise Norfolk, where ocean liners dock. Visit the Battleship Wisconsin, with tours given by Navy Personal. Home to the Largest Naval Station in the World the Naval Station Norfolk is the world’s largest naval station, supporting 75 ships and 134 aircraft alongside 14 piers and 11 aircraft hangars, and houses the largest concentration of U.S. Navy forces.

Newport News’ is a great location filled with history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, which has shaped the city into the diverse gem that 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 the central Coastal Virginia Location you can experience so much. Newport News has one of the largest city-run parks in the United States ( Newport News Park) it offers a wide range of activities for residents and tourists alike. With many residents employed at the expansive Newport News Shipbuilding, the joint U.S. Air Force-U.S. Army installation at Joint Base Langley–Eustis, and other military bases and suppliers, the city’s economy is very connected to the military.