Hampton’s Most ‘Instagrammable’ Locations

Instagrammable – “visually appealing in a way that is suitable for being photographed for posting on the social media application Instagram.” 

Lucky for you, Hampton is filled with “Instagrammable” locations for you to find during your visit. Get a photo in front of all the murals in Downtown Hampton, or head to Phoebus for a photoshoot with a small-town feel. Make sure to tag @VisitHamptonVa, so we can see all your beautiful smiles and photos.   

Hampton’s Instagrammable Places:

Downtown Hampton Murals

Located by The Historic Post Office, Blue Skies Gallery, Salvage Boys, and Fika Coffeeshop, these colorful works of art will light up any photo. These murals show off the unique talents of local artists like Dathan Kane who painted the black and white “Next Door” mural at Salvage Boys.

Phoebus Clock Tower

A trip to Hampton is not complete without visiting historic Phoebus. With rich and diverse historical influences over the last 400 years, Phoebus has blossomed into a unique, colorful crossroads community that thrives today. The Phoebus clock tower located on Mellen Street is the perfect landmark to share your trip to Phoebus with friends and family.

Fort Monroe National Monument

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At Fort Monroe, the options for an instagrammable photo are endless. Stop by the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, Chesapeake Bay Waterfront, or wander through the largest stone fort in the United States. You might even get lucky enough to catch a dolphin or barge floating in the Chesapeake Bay! 

Sandy Bottom Nature Park 

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Hampton’s largest park, at 456 acres, is filled with locations for the perfect photo. From canopied walkways to piers, and reflective lakes, you are going to have to spend a few hours taking in all of its beauty. During all times of the year, Hampton’s largest public park shows off for photos, so it is always an ideal time to get your instagrammable photo. 

Waterwalk Path at Central Park

This four-mile out and back trail takes you from Air Power Park to Bluebird Gap Farm. Along the way, you will find the perfect spot to photograph birds, water, and the sunset over the Hampton Coliseum. 

Bluebird Gap Farm 

Located at the end of the Waterwalk Path, Bluebird Gap Farm has over 100 animals for you to visit. Pigs, cows, horses, peacocks, and more animals patiently waiting to greet you. Open year-round, with free admission, it is the perfect location for the whole family to visit. Pro tip! The animals love to smile for selfies. 

Downtown Hampton Waterfront 

Head over to the Hampton Waterfront and Hampton River at golden hour, for the best lighting and a spectacular sunset. Feeling hungry after? Visit the restaurants on Queens Way to refuel after an exciting day of capturing fabulous shots. 

Have fun exploring Hampton!