Learn About, Explore Hampton’s Historic Black Churches

Following the Civil War, many African Americans in Hampton received their education in concert with religious studies through the programs of the American Missionary Association, a philanthropic society dedicated to teaching people of color. But while the presence of the...

Virtually Tour Hampton’s Black Heritage Sites

We invite you to virtually visit Hampton, Virginia’s Black history and heritage sites! You can now virtually explore the Hampton University Museum, Historic Fort Monroe, and Hampton History Museum. Explore these locations wherever and whenever you want to learn more...

Experience the Hampton Black History Driving Tour

Celebrate Black history by taking a driving tour of Hampton Virginia’s rich African American heritage sites. The 400 Years Forward driving tour explores the largest stone fort in the U.S., one of the “Great Trees of the World” and a...

Plan Your Vacation to Hampton Today!

Are you daydreaming of warm summer days and soaking up the sun on the beach? Today is your day to dream and plan your spring and summer vacations! 57% of American workers say anticipating or planning a vacation makes them...

New Year, New Goals: Getting Fit in Hampton

After you have fueled your body with delicious and healthy meals, you can focus on your New Year’s resolution to be more active! Go for a walk, join a class, or sign up for a paddling tour with Shored Up...

How to Have a Happy and Healthy 2021 in Hampton

2021 is here! A new year brings new resolutions to eat healthier and be more active, and we are here to help. Having a healthy lifestyle helps to boost the immune system, and gives you more energy to explore the...

Hampton’s top 2020 small business, attraction developments

We are in the final stretch of 2020. Despite all the odds, there were many positives for Hampton’s businesses and attractions this year. New businesses opened, the Waterwalk trail was completed, and some of our favorite attractions received exciting upgrades! ...

Hampton For The Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing! Hampton is spreading Holiday joy from Coliseum Central, to Phoebus, and Buckroe Beach. Grab some Hot Cocoa, sing some carols from the comfort of your car, and explore these locations at your leisure....

Hampton Holiday Shopping Guide

The Holiday season has arrived! As you begin your holiday shopping, stay local and support local shops. With adorable boutiques, spas, jewelers, and more you will find the perfect gift right here in Hampton! These 11 shops will bring holiday...

Your Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal in Hampton

Having a small family celebration this year, but you don’t want to cook a full feast? Hampton restaurants have you covered with delicious meals and treats you can pre-order to help create a stress-free Thanksgiving. Order your complete dinner from...