About Hampton

A city with an old soul and a youthful enthusiasm. A Coastal Virginia vacation destination with fascinating sites to see and interesting things to do. A convention city with flexible facilities and a confident, can-do attitude. Situated in the middle of the Hampton Roads region and the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton welcomes vacationer and meeting attendees alike with charming hospitality, multifaceted attractions and activities and an atmosphere of discovery.

Discover the history, the attractions and the flavorful culture that make Hampton a city unlike any other.

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Museum releases new report on arrival of first Afr …

December 20, 2018

The Hampton History Museum has prepared a new report detailing the arrival almost 400 years ago of a small group of Africans at Point Comfort in Hampton.  The...

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Winter Whimsy at the Historic Hampton Carousel Dec …

November 8, 2018

Young and old alike can make new memories while enjoying festively adorned holiday horses and the historic Hampton Carousel decked out for the season, along with special carousel...

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Kick-off the Holiday Season with the 7th Annual Ph …

It’s a winter wonderland in Phoebus! Join us for the 7th Annual Phoebus Holiday Illumination Friday, December 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a special...

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Hampton Visitor Guide

Read all about what Hampton has to offer. From attractions, to valuable coupons, the Hampton Visitor’s Guide will help you plan the perfect visit.

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