- TripBuzz found 141 things to do with kids in or near Smithfield, Virginia, including 134 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk and Williamsburg.
- From Smithfield Skate Ltd to Windsor Castle Park, the Smithfield area offers 77 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, History Museums and Historic Sites.
- Famous for the curing and production of Smithfield ham, the city of Smithfield, Virginia is a popular tourist destination for dining. Aside from it's business economy, the city is home to a charming, small town residential community that welcomes visitors to enjoy a slower pace of life. Historical homes and estates, the waters of the Pagan River and independent shops and cafes make up most of the city's landscape.
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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.
Offering a view of the Nansemond River, Sleepy Hole Park has a 5-acre freshwater lake that can be used for fishing along with trails for hiking. The park has volleyball and horseshoe courts, picnic shelters and a playground.
Held within the fort itself is Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum. It chronicles the military history of the fort, including the restored room where Jefferson Davis was briefly held as a prisoner following the Civil War.
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2803 Oak Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607 MoreLess Info
The Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center works to preserve the legacy of Joseph Newsome. African American history and culture is put on display through interpretive exhibits and areas that address current issues.
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.
The site that now holds the Sandy Bottom Nature Park shows how much a location can change with the proper restoration and development. Visitors are able to view the Sandy Bottom Lake and its elusive creatures which live in the wetland marshes from the new 10,000 square foot nature center.
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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.
AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24 is a movie theater that features amenities including stadium seating, theatre rentals, closed captioning, assisted listening devices, and wheelchair access. The cinema gives discounts to military personnel.