Evening Colors in Hampton

The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and vibrant sunsets are lighting up the Hampton night sky. Located on the James River and the Chesapeake Bay, Hampton is the perfect backdrop for the setting sun. Keep scrolling to find our favorite places to enjoy these epic views.

Downtown Hampton 

Located on the James River, Downtown Hampton is defined by its waterfront. With a multitude of piers and marinas, we are sure you can find your special place to watch the sunset. Sit back, relax, and take in the magical view over our favorite city.

Buckroe Beach

Buckroe Beach is set on beautiful white sand along the Chesapeake Bay. Three quarters of a mile long, it is the perfect place to enjoy mother nature’s glorious spectacle. Not only is Buckroe Beach perfect for sunsets, early risers can also enjoy a breathtaking sunrise.

Fort Monroe 

With 656 Acres located on the southern tip of the Virginia Peninsula, the sun falls below the horizon over the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Fort Monroe’s continental park gazebo, wharf fishing pier, seawall, and outlook beach create plenty of room to enjoy the sunset and social distance at the same time.

Sandy Bottom Nature Park

Escape to a quiet area of Hampton, and view the setting sun over the lakes at Sandy Bottom Nature Park. Peaceful and calming, this sight is sure to put your mind at ease.

Grandview Nature Preserve 

Indulge in the tranquility of nature with a sunset at Grandview Nature Park. Located in northeast Hampton on 475 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks, and Chesapeake Bay beachfront, this corner of Hampton creates a peaceful scene to end your day.