- TripBuzz found 145 things to do with kids in or near Newport News, Virginia, including 120 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hampton, Williamsburg, Norfolk and Portsmouth.
- From Lazer Rush to Play A Round Golf & Games, the Newport News area offers 74 different types of family activities, including: Swimming Pool, Military Museums, Specialty Museums and Beaches.
- Located on the James River is the city of Newport News. Currently the fifth largest city in the state, it is home to over 180,000 residents. With shipbuilding, military, and aerospace and being the areas primary industries, the city also has a large tourist draw for its diverse cultural landscape. Points of interest include a historic railroad station, military museums and many art festivals held throughout the year.
At Play A Round Golf & Games, visitors can play a game of putt putt at one of the three miniature golf courses at the facility. The courses have sculptures of exotic animals arranged at various locations.
81% 27 votes
12650 Patrick Henry Drive, Newport News, VA 23602 MoreLess Info
Rebounderz of Newport News is an indoor trampoline arena that features games on the trampolines like dodgeball and basketball along with a foam pit. They also have an arcade and serve park food like pizza and burgers.
75% 8 votes
13564 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23603 MoreLess Info
Newport News Park Campsites offers year-round camping with 188 campsites, most of which include grills, electrical hook-ups and concrete pads. Newport provides picnic shelters, paddleboats and canoeing with each campsite loop having separate facilities buildings with hot showers and restrooms.
53% 40 votes
Riverpark Drive at Mercury Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607 MoreLess Info
Huntington Park Beach sits alongside the James River with a small beach, lifeguards, bathroom facilities and a public boat launch that is open all year. A large, updated playground called Fort Fun is also available for younger children.
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570 McLawhorne Drive, Newport News, VA 23601 MoreLess Info
Featuring the Hampton Roads region's only 50 meter indoor pool, the Brittingham-Midtown Aquatic Center features a variety of fitness equipment, a 14 foot diving well, and a retractable roof. The pool offers swimming lessons and hosts swim meets.
Offering a variety of entertainment, Peninsula Family Skating Center has activities for all ages. Along with skating, the facility offers skating lessons as well as Zumba exercise classes. Private parties are also welcome here.
A water park and indoor pool, the Ft. Eustis Aquatic Center is open to military personnel and their families. The adventure pool area includes a large slide and toddler pool, and the competition pool is 25 yards long.
92% 537 votes
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601 MoreLess Info
Living exhibits are kept within the Virginia Living Museum to depict the natural history of the state. All ecosystems of the state from the mountains to the marshes to the sea are covered by the animal exhibits, and guests can also view the Virginia skys at the observatory and planetarium.