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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“This is a huge shopping center and many other stores and restaurants around it.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Sandy Bottom is a beautiful natural park where you can hike, fish, rent canoes, paddle boats, and camp. They have a playpark and reptile exhibit on site. Boat rental is less than $10.00.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Zoo
“Mostly indoor Virginia animals. Nicely done. Hands-on activities. Outdoor boardwalk. Otters. Planetarium. Fun gift shop.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
“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. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“This is a wonderful place for people of all ages! They have an array of different animals that you can pet and or feed! There's a huge playground for the kiddos, plenty of benches for resting, and several picnic areas! Best of all it's Completely FREE! Just make sure you bring plenty of quarters to feed the animals!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Biggest mall on this side of Newport News offering plenty of shopping and eating places.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Stadium
  • 5 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“Popcorn, food, drinks and the most comfortable, full reclining seats make for a memorable movie experience. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“There are a variety of shows/musicals throughout the year, check out what they have going on!”
  • 4 locals recommend
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!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for breakfast and lunch, with traditional diner favorites and moderate prices.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“American pub food and many different beers served in a stylish setting with wood decor inspired by the taverns of London. Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“On Friday and Saturday nights, they have live bands to play music. The food and drinks are excellent, but can range between $8-15. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“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!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for breakfast and lunch, with traditional diner favorites and moderate prices.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“American pub food and many different beers served in a stylish setting with wood decor inspired by the taverns of London. Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Restored 1902s building with exposed original interior ceiling. Appetizers include fried green tomatoes. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend

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