Hampton is Virginia’s hub for family fun on the Chesapeake Bay. Your adventure begins with a tour of the Hampton Roads harbor where colonial pirates roamed and the world’s largest naval installation is located today.
Your hands do the exploring at the Virginia Air & Space Center, with aircraft, space artifacts and awesome IMAX films. Rock-climb and practice your casting at Bass Pro Shops, presenting an enormous selection of outdoor sports gear. Cross the historic moat and climb the walls surrounding Fort Monroe. Explore six national historic landmarks and the oldest African American museum in the country at Hampton University. Plunge into the Chesapeake Bay at Buckroe Beach or charter a fishing excursion from the downtown piers.
Hampton’s restaurants, many within walking-distance of hotels, offer menus for every taste preference. And Hampton is located in the center of the Hampton Roads region, between Williamsburg and Virginia Beach.