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Best things to do in Newport News

Shopping Mall
“Lovely outdoor mall that is very well manicured with plenty of restaurants to choose from. Includes many small stores as well as Target, and Movie Bistro.”
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Zoo
“Mostly indoor Virginia animals. Nicely done. Hands-on activities. Outdoor boardwalk. Otters. Planetarium. Fun gift shop.”
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Movie Theater
“Get a taste of marine history including the Merrimac and the Monitor and the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War. A new exhibit of the America's Cup includes a huge catamaran from the 2013 America's Cup. I still remember the fascinating Ship Model Gallery from my childhood. It made quite an impression --tiny ships in great detail. Admission is only $1 from Memorial Day to Labor Day. ”
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Park
“Great place to walk/run surrounded by trees. There is a visitor's center with snakes for viewing and a lake with a dog park nearby. There are trails ranging from .5 miles to about 3.5 miles and maps to help you decide which path you'd like to travel.”
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Shopping Mall
“Biggest mall on this side of Newport News offering plenty of shopping and eating places.”
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Park
“Free, great for families, petting zoo, animals & trees, working farm, hands on, near to Convention Center & Coliseum, easy access from I-64 & I-664”
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Stadium
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Bowling Alley
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“This place is epic! Definitely worth a trip with Uber. The place is a Dine in Movie Theater/Bar/Bowling Alley/Pool Table and chill spot. It is great. Not too far away and great for parties/gatherings!”
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Movie Theater
“Popcorn, food, drinks and the most comfortable, full reclining seats make for a memorable movie experience. ”
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Performing Arts Venue
“There are a variety of shows/musicals throughout the year, check out what they have going on!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“Exilant place to shop for quality groceries. Less than 5 miles away for organic, high quality grocery shopping.”
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Cocktail Bar
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“On Friday and Saturday nights, they have live bands to play music. The food and drinks are excellent, but can range between $8-15. ”
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Park
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Park
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Big Box Store
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Bar
“Great place to meet for seafood and drinks. The atmosphere is friendly and upbeat. You must try their signature drink, Larry's Rum Runner”
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