In Hampton Roads and across the country, beer festivals have been a hallmark of spring and summer — from the mostly local Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival to the left-field collaboration beers of the overnight Common Grounds festival in Virginia Beach. It was tipsy, and it was glorious.
Hampton Roads is the region around coastal Virginia that includes Hampton, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News. It’s accessible by three airports and is a few hours from Richmond. The region is not far from Williamsburg if you want to add to your trip.
Even long before bridges made them easy to reach, Virginia beaches were attracting tourists from Washington D.C. and other communities on the eastern coast. Virginia offers something for everyone
Emancipation Oak is perhaps one of the most iconic trees in all of Virginia. This Live Oak, located on the campus of Hampton University, has born witnessed to some of the most significant moments of our state’s history.
A year ago, Hank and Henry Morgan were scurrying around War Memorial Stadium making sure the last coats of paint were applied and the final nails were driven just days before the Peninsula Pilots started another Coastal Plain League season.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams’ Something in the Water music festival was crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but his generosity in Hampton Roads is having an even greater impact for people in need.
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