As you might expect in a city with more than 400 years of history, Hampton offers a treasure trove of fascinating sites to explore.
Visit attractions spanning a timeline that begins with the arrival of three sailing vessels in 1607, extends through the colonial and Revolutionary War period, includes significant Civil War developments and continues through America's journey to the stars.
Discoveries have been integral to Hampton since it was founded in 1610, making it the oldest continuously occupied English settlement in the United States. Hampton is also the original home of NASA, the agency responsible for leading America into the exploration of outer space.
From the sea to the stars is a reminder of Hampton's remarkable qualities, which create a thoroughly rewarding place to visit for business and pleasure. Whether you're here for a just few hours or for several days, you're sure to experience a "This is Hampton" moment that will stay with you for a long, long time.
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! Explore many Hampton's attractions at one low price.
Are you game for a scavenger hunt of Fort Monroe? Simply download the puzzle, grab your GPS and begin at the Casemate Museum! Once you have the answer, redeem it for an award at the Hampton Visitor Center.