Skip to content

Best things to do in Hampton

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Science Museum
“Imaginations will soar at this hands-on, minds-on science center. Explore 100 years of flight with more than 30 aircraft, take the yoke at a number of flight simulators, and see awe-inspiring space-flight artifacts.”
15 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Fort Monroe is a Civil War fort just across the water from us. Great little beaches for family breaks. ”
23 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a huge shopping center and many other stores and restaurants around it.”
15 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This is a beach less than 3 minutes away with a park for kids, fishing pier, and it is a fun place to take family and friends. In he summer, there are concerts or other events.”
13 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
$$
“This is a MUST GO for authentic Mexican food. Featured on "Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives," it has amazing food you may not have tried before. Everyone who visits insists on returning to Jesse's!”
16 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to walk/run surrounded by trees. There is a visitor's center with snakes for viewing and a lake with a dog park nearby. There are trails ranging from .5 miles to about 3.5 miles and maps to help you decide which path you'd like to travel.”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little sea food restaurant right on the marina with great views of sunset. Watch out for the crowds though. ”
8 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Greenies atmosphere is relaxed and casual. They have great outdoor seating overlooking the water. Perfect place to grab a bite to eat or hit happy hour at the bar.”
13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This restaurant was featured on shark tank!! If you have a hankering for some soul food, then your taste buds will thank you. All menu items have a mango twist.....yum yum‼️”
7 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Beautiful day at the beach. chairs, umbrellas, bars, food and music. Also has pool and restrooms. ”
7 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Bustling local staple located in the heart of Downtown Hampton. Enjoy live music every week and a large outdoor deck. They also have a great Sunday brunch”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Great seafood and view at this waterside restaurant, just a short drive from the cottage.”
7 locals recommend
Stadium
5 locals recommend
Park
“This is a wonderful place for people of all ages! They have an array of different animals that you can pet and or feed! There's a huge playground for the kiddos, plenty of benches for resting, and several picnic areas! Best of all it's Completely FREE! Just make sure you bring plenty of quarters to feed the animals!”
9 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
$$
“I mean the food's not that incredible, but the spot is pretty chill and is on the water. (like physically over top of the water)”
16 locals recommend
Beach
“Live music Sunday evenings. Food trucks allowed Nice park for kids and lots of choices for things to do.”
8 locals recommend