- Our list of the best things to do in Hampton, Virginia, features the top 209 nearby activities — including 97 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hampton, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Hampton, VA , followed by 186 popular activities in nearby cities, including Norfolk, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Yorktown, Cape Charles, Suffolk, Smithfield and Williamsburg
Considered to be quiet and family-oriented, the Sandbridge Beach is an alternative to the very busy Virginia Beach. The waves are normally easy and the water is relatively shallow, giving even young children a swimming experience in addition to numerous animal watching activities.
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1341 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457 MoreLess Info
One of the largest private collections of World War I and World War II military aircraft in the world is housed at the Military Aviation Museum. Most of these planes are still airworthy and are regularly flown throughout the year in museum demonstrations.
The Great White Lodge has hotel rooms, an indoor water park including a special area for toddlers, and a special kid's spa. Visitors can also play with shadows, play miniature golf and participate in many other activities.
Located at Great Wolf Lodge, MagiQuest is described as the world's largest live action game. Players use magic wands to help solve mysteries in this interactive role playing game that leads guests on quests and adventures throughout the site.
98% 310 votes
5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 MoreLess Info
Located in Freedom Park is the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course. The site offers the standard adventure for those over 10 years old with two tarzan swings, five ziplines, and 37 crossings along with a new junior adventure for younger children.
When you are ready to take a break from the history of Williamsburg, stop by Go Karts Plus for a day of action-packed fun. This premier sports park features 4 different tracks, a rollercoaster, bumper cars and more to insure you leave with a smile.
Filled with native birds like osprey, York River State Park offers visitors a wetland area to explore by an extensive trail system and canoe. The park features a fossil beach that has ancient shells and barnacles from the prehistoric era.
89% 9 votes
1733 Indian Creek Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322 MoreLess Info
Located within a 763-acre park, the Northwest River Park Campground is a popular camping location among nature enthusiasts. The campground features 66 campsites and two rental cabins available for use.
91% 247 votes
4005 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 MoreLess Info
The completely natural environment at the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge offers many outdoor activities along Virginia Beach. Visitors are able to fish, bike, and hike within designated segments of the area.