Taste of Newport News, Virginia

Day One:
Jump aboard the Civil War Bus Tour with Michael Moore, Registrar for Lee Hall Mansion, who will guide your group along the civil war trails of the Union and Confederate armies.  

Next stop is The Mariners’ Museum, home to the premier Civil War attraction in the country—the USS Monitor Center.  

Feast on succulent signature seafood dishes and enjoy the ambiance of Rockefeller's Restaurant, located in the Newport News Marriott at City Center.  

Day Two:
Start the day with a walk through Newport News Park!  The largest municipal park east of the Mississippi River offers a wide variety of activities.  Share a little Deer Talk with a Newport News Park Ranger and learn about “where the wild things are.”

At the Virginia Living Museum, explore Virginia's natural heritage from the mountains to the sea with living exhibits that look back at you.

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the acoustically-superb theatres at the Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University.  Just a short drive down the Cultural Corridor, you’ll find the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.  Diverse artworks, dynamic exhibitions and original works by local artists are part of this ever-changing art world.  

Visit Newport News' own “Margaritaville”…Cheeseburger in Paradise.  Your group will have a fun-filled evening at this “island oasis”!

Day Three:
After a day of shopping, stop in and learn all about wine and cheese pairings at Wine for Cheese.  This quaint, unpretentious shop is much more than meets the eye as you’ll surely be educated and entertained!  

Enhance your culinary skills with a Chef from Mitty’s Ristorante, located in the Omni Newport News Hotel.  Your group will enjoy a cooking demonstration followed by a fabulous dinner.