The historic cities of Newport News and Hampton, VA are situated on a peninsula surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay to the east and the Hampton Roads to the south. Two bridges connect the cities from the south; they are the I-64 and the I-664.
Newport News and Hampton, VA are located about 30 miles southeast of Williamsburg, VA and about 35 miles northwest of Virginia Beach.
Historic points of interest in Newport News include the Endview Plantation, James A. Fields House, Lee Hall Mansion, Newsome House Museum and the Virginia War Museum. Other attractions in Newport News include the Mariners' Museum, The Virginia Living Museum and the U.S. Army Transportation Museum.
Hampton, VA is home of NASA Langley Research Center, and the Hampton University. The main point of interest in the city is the Virginia Air and Space Center.
Hotels and motels in Newport News and Hampton, VA are located along the I-64 and provide easy access to local attractions.