Hampton Then V. Now

Then and Now Hampton has always been a diverse, developing city. With over 400 years of history, Hampton has seen a lot of change over the years as it has continued to grow. Take a trip back in time to...

Family Fun Activities in Hampton

Hampton is filled with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. The next time you are visiting Hampton for a sporting event, conference or meeting, or vacation check out these spots to make your trip extra special.  Virginia Air...

Looking Back at 2021 in Hampton

2021 brought growth, new businesses, and exciting new projects to Hampton. From new coffee shops to the groundbreaking for a new Aquaplex that will open in summer 2022, Hampton continues to grow and create new experiences for visitors and residents....

11 Things to do During Winter Break

The holiday season has arrived. Traveling home for the holidays, or needing something to do with the kids over winter break? We’ve got you covered with 11 fun activities to do in Hampton. Can you cross everything off our list? ...

2021 Holiday Happenings in Hampton

The holiday season has arrived in Hampton! Starting now, there is a full schedule of fun events happening all season long. Break out your ugly sweater, get your hot cocoa ready, and come celebrate the holidays with us in Hampton!...

Hampton’s Most ‘Instagrammable’ Locations

Instagrammable – “visually appealing in a way that is suitable for being photographed for posting on the social media application Instagram.”  Lucky for you, Hampton is filled with “Instagrammable” locations for you to find during your visit. Get a photo...

8 Fall Fun Activities to do this Season in Hampton

Fall in love with Hampton this Autumn. From a self-guided walking tour at Fort Monroe to a fall photoshoot at Sandy Bottom Nature Park, there is so much fun to be had. Grab your Pumpkin Spice latte, and continue reading...

Hampton Coffee Shops: Stay Caffeinated During your Visit

Stay caffeinated during your visit to Hampton with a trip to one of Hampton’s local coffee shops. Located all around Hampton, you can always find a place for your morning or midday pick me up.  Hampton Coffee Shops:  Sweet Beans ...

Stay in Style: Magnolia House Inn Bed & Breakfast

Since 2006 Joyce and Lankford have been welcoming visitors to the Magnolia House Inn Bed & Breakfast and Wedding Chapel. Close to Downtown Hampton, local restaurants, and shops, it is the perfect place to stay for a weekend getaway, anniversary,...

Support Hampton’s Black-owned Businesses

In August 1619, the first enslaved Africans landed at Old Point Comfort. Since then, the history of the first Africans lives on through Hampton’s heritage, residents, and business owners.   August is also National Black Business Month and we want to...