6 days in Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore & Houston Itinerary

6 days in Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore & Houston Itinerary

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Newport News
— 4 nights
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Houston
— 1 day

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Newport News

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Your inner history buff will appreciate Barker House and Yorktown National Cemetery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chick's Beach and Grommet Island Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport News: Williamsburg (George Wythe House & Silver Hand Meadery), Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum (in Virginia Beach) and Historic Edenton State Historic Site (in Edenton).

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newport News online tour planner.

Houston to Newport News is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Newport News is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in March: high temperatures in Newport News hover around 58°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Newport News

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Barker House ©
Barker House
George Wythe House ©
George Wythe House
Historic Edenton State Historic Site ©
Historic Edenton State Historic Site

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, and then visit Theater District.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

You can fly from Newport News to Houston in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport News to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newport News in March, expect Houston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart ©
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Theater District ©
Theater District

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