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A city with an old soul and youthful enthusiasm. A Coastal Virginia vacation destination with fascinating sights 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 vacationers and meeting attendees alike with charming hospitality, multi-faceted attractions and activities, and an atmosphere of discovery that you'll find pleasantly surprising.

Hampton's legacy as the city "First from the Sea, First to the Stars" is captured in this combination ticket.
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Fort Monroe Scavenger HuntAre you game for a scavenger hunt? Download the puzzle, and begin at the Casemate Museum!
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Historical Fort Monroe Picture Biking Scavenger HuntCome get some exercise, enjoy the outdoors, and see some historical views.
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Discover Hampton Smartphone Tour SeriesHampton Smartphone Tours feature a mix of history and local knowledge.
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Celebrate National Bike Month in Hampton This May with These Events!

Words on Wheels – Saturday, May 6th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Bring a group of friends and meet at 32 E. Queens Way (the McNider lot) to play Words on Wheels - a bikeable version of one of your favorite board games. Ride to participating businesses…


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Sandy Bottom Nature Park Hosts Easter Eggstravaganza

On Saturday, April 15, celebrate the arrival of spring at Sandy Bottom Nature Park during the Easter Eggstravaganza. The annual event, scheduled 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., will include the Easter Bunny, a children’s craft area, prizes, food vendors, and…


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Hampton Welcomes Fifth Annual Hampton Heritage Day April 15

The public is invited to join in commemorating the melding of the Native American, European and African cultures that have come together to shape our community at the Fifth annual Hampton Heritage Day, a free celebration taking place Saturday, April 15…


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