Hampton: So Much to ‘Sea’

Trek the land, embrace the sea, or gaze into the stars—the world-class attractions are never far when you visit Hampton, Virginia!

The all-new Hampton Queen sets sail this spring! Climb aboard and take a tour of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and the awe-inspiring Atlantic Ocean.

Cast a line for an incredible time and watch your worries wash away at the beloved James T. Wilson Fishing Pier.

Play in the water, dip your toes in the sand, and soak up the sun—and the fun—at Buckroe Beach. Get your adrenaline pumping with a variety of water sports, including jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more! 

Take a tour of the world’s greatest natural harbor, charter a boat, visit one of our multiple marinas, and discover water-based fun as far as the eye can “sea!”

When not on the water, savor fresh seafood with breathtaking waterfront dining. Walk in the footsteps of history at “Freedom’s Fortress” Fort Monroe. Visit America’s first African American museum at the Hampton University Museum, and learn our community’s rich story at the Hampton History Museum. Last, but definitely not least, gaze into the stars at the Virginia Air & Space Science Center to explore the cosmos, meet the people behind “Hidden Figures,” and discover fun from infinity—and beyond!

From land, to sea, to space, get inspired by the history and adventure in Hampton! For special discounts and unique experiences, find available ticket packages at