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 happy, and we want you to be happy. Hampton is ready for you, and we have the perfect ideas to help you plan your getaway! 

Sea to the Stars Ticket 

Hampton’s 400-year legacy as the city “First from the Sea, First to the Stars” is captured in this combination ticket that mixes history, adventure, water recreation and pure fun! The special value allows you to explore Hampton’s attractions at one low price. You will set sail on the Miss Hampton II (starting in April), explore over 400 years of history at the Hampton History Museum, and reach for the stars as you explore the Virginia Air and Space Science Center. Purchase your tickets now, and start dreaming of your trip to the stars. 

400 Years Forward Tour

Plan a three-day weekend and explore our African American heritage tour! Experience historic museums, Fort Monroe National Monument, and sites that illustrate the perseverance of the human spirit. In 2019, Hampton commemorated the 400th anniversary of the first African landing in English North America. Now, you can experience Hampton’s rich African American heritage sites on the 400 Years Forward tour.

Culinary Experience

With Hampton’s coastal heritage, you can find fresh and local restaurants throughout the city. Local watermen and farmers bring the freshest ingredients from the docks and farms to your table. From craft breweries to incredible family and chef–operated restaurants, you’ll have many options to choose from for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. 

Toast the Coast

Beer, wine, and cider lovers rejoice! Hampton is home to five breweries, a cidery, and a wine bar. With a wide range in variety, there is something for everyone over 21 to enjoy. With the Toast the Coast trail, you can also get special promotions by visiting all the breweries from Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, and Smithfield. Gather a group of family or friends to create a fun weekend and taste the coast together! Always remember to drink responsibly. 


Wishing for warm days on the beach? Start planning your vacation to Hampton, and get excited to splash around in the water or build a sand castle. With four public beaches located on the Chesapeake Bay, Hampton is the perfect place for you to visit for your summer vacation. 

Start Planning your trip to Hampton: 

Click here for a list of places to stay!
Request or Download a copy of our Visitor Guide!
Give our Visitor Center a call! 800-800-2202

We’ll see you this spring and summer!