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Fun things to do in NEWPORT NEWS

If you hear the words “I’m bored”, then you’re clearly not in Virginia! Whatever they LOVE to do, you will find it here.

You will find beaches, mountains, incredible wilderness, and some of the oldest towns in the entire country…you ready?

Don't forget about those dinosaurs in Virginia with Dinosaur Land, or true hair raising thrills with Kings Dominion.  Kids can cool down at MANY water parks like Splashdown, and the retro Water Country USA.  Animals? Of course they have those! Virginia Safari Park is the ONLY drive through zoo in the state, and they have zoos galore.

Hit the water with Bay Country Kayaking, or why not through a bit of learning fun in there with museums like Virginia Air and Space Center and the fascinating Frontier Culture Museum.

And of course, the incredible wilderness! See it from new heights with Vertical Rock Climbing, or explore the state parks like Pocahontas State Park packed with incredible activities.  Did we mention you can also trek with Llamas? Check out Twincreeks Llama Trekking! 

There are so many fun things to do in Virginia, chances are you will be extending your family days out for much longer adventures! Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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  • Virginia Living Museum

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    (1 miles) Newport News

    Virginia's natural heritage comes alive through living exhibits that encompass all the state's geographic regions from the mountains to the ocean. Each exhibit tells a story.

  • The Mariners Museum

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    (2 miles) Newport News

    Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings and much more.

  • Rebounderz Newport News

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    (4 miles) Newport News

    A super fun and bouncy experience for anyone 3 and up!

  • Virginia Air and Space Center

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    (8 miles) Hampton

    Dozens of hands-on air and space exhibits await the whole family at this premiere interactive aviation gallery that spans 100 years of flight! With actual historic aircraft!

  • York River Charters

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    (11 miles) Yorktown

    Charter Boat Fishing and Sightseeing on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay convenient to Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, and Gloucester, VA.

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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    (14 miles) Williamsburg

    With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, ten main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the ticket to a ...

  • Water Country USA

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    (15 miles) Williamsburg

    Water fun in Williamsburg with this super cool water park, with interactive river adventures, geysers, and pools all set to a 50s and 60th surf theme! Let's surf safari in Virginia!

  • Bay Country Kayaking

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    (17 miles) Williamsburg

    Enjoy fun kayaking tours with Bay Country Kayaking - a family owned and operated kayak eco-tour company offering guided, narrated tours within Virginia - and fun for the whole family!

  • Virginia Zoo

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    (18 miles) Norfolk

    Meet over 350 amazing animals. Take a ride on the Zoo train. Explore gorgeous gardens or splash in fountains on pretty days. A fairytale family day.

  • The Chrysler Museum of Art

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    (19 miles) Norfolk

    Although renovations have closed the main building until Spring 2014, the Glass Studio and Historic Houses remain open.

  • Nauticus

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    (19 miles) Norfolk

    Maritime adventures in Norfolk with the USS Wisconsin, exhibits covering maritime history and 3D movies too!

  • Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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    (19 miles) Norfolk

    Cruise the waters of Hampton Roads Harbor and the Elizabeth River with these fascinating cruises on the Victory Rover

  • Pirate's Cove Williamsburg

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    (19 miles) Williamsburg

    Come visit award-winning Pirate's Cove-- the ultimate family attraction in Williamsburg! We are Williamsburg's premier miniature golf course, the only place for adventure and tales of true pirate ...

  • American Rover Sailing Cruises

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    (20 miles) Norfolk

    Venture into the smooth waters of Hampton Roads' historical harbor and rich maritime heritage. Day and evening cruises showcase the best of America's greatest seaport. Sail majestically by giant ...

  • Spirit of Norfolk Cruises

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    (20 miles) Norfolk

    Enjoy a range of lunch and dinner cruises, sightseeing cruises and speciality cruises around the spectacular Norfolk waterfront!

  • Norfolk Botanical Garden

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    (20 miles) Norfolk

    A beautiful and colourful 155-acres with thousands of plants of display, as well as a number of diverse gardens, including a children's garden

  • Beyond Bricks

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    (20 miles) Williamsburg

    It's playtime! Kids can create, play and explore in this indoor creative playroom perfect for infants to 12 years.

  • Childrens Museum of Virginia

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    (20 miles) Portsmouth

    Kids can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist and more in the roleplay settings, plus interactive fun: once your child has experienced standing inside a bubble, science will never be the sam!e Includes ...

  • Bounce House Williamsburg

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    (21 miles) Williamsburg

    We have over 30,000 square feet of indoor playground with bounce houses, obstacle courses, Go-Karts, Bungee Bounce, concession, and private party rooms for the birthday boy or girl. We are the ...

  • Beaverdam Park

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    (22 miles) Gloucester

    Gloucester's largest park (1340 acres) is located in the central part of the county and surrounds a 635-acre lake. Beaverdam Park is open 7 days a week year-round and only closes on Christmas Day and ...

  • Great Wolf Park Waterpark

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    (23 miles) Williamsburg

    Whether it's 10 degrees below or raining cats and dogs, it's always a balmy 84 degrees inside the resort's gigantic, 67,000 square-foot indoor waterpark. Bear Track Landing puts the emphasis on fun ...

  • Go Ape Freedom Park

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    (24 miles) Williamsburg

    Zip, swing, and climb through the trees! Go Ape Treetop Adventure is a highly interactive 2-3 hour outdoor experience featuring zip lines, tarzan swings, and awesome obstacles at heights of 40-50 ...

  • Go Karts Plus

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    (24 miles) Williamsburg

    Four great go-kart tracks! Strap yourself into the Super Stockarts for a race around a high-banked oval track in karts that look just like your favorite NASCARs! Be the captain of your own bumper ...

  • Virginia Beach Rock Gym

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    (24 miles) Virginia Beach

    Indoor rock climbing fun in Virginia Beach for all ages with rappelling, bouldering, and a realistically textured wall. Great to keep those kids active!

  • Cloud9 Trampoline Park

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    (25 miles) Chesapeake

    Over 10,000 square feet of connected, world-class trampolines in a 20,000sft facility. Our trampoline field features over 50 trampolines, including the famous angled wall trampolines, launching decks ...

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