- The list below includes 171 free or cheap things to do in or near Hampton, Virginia, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and History Museums.
- From Buckroe Beach & Park to Sandy Bottom Nature Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hampton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport News, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Portsmouth.
Spread across 208 acres, the Windsor Castle Park serves as a riverside recreation area. There are several hiking trails and a mountain bike trail in addition to opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and picnicking.
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Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, VA 23690 MoreLess Info
Part of the National Park System, Yorktown National Battlefield is a historic site of a major Revolutionary War conflict. The park features historic and nature centers, and offers a variety of educational programs.
A water park and indoor pool, the Ft. Eustis Aquatic Center is open to military personnel and their families. The adventure pool area includes a large slide and toddler pool, and the competition pool is 25 yards long.
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Newport News, VA 23604 MoreLess Info
The history of the United States Army transportation methods from colonial times to the present are put on display at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the logistical support of the Army during conflicts.
The past of Isle of Wight County is chronicled within the Isle of Wight County Museum. Most of the collection centers around the ham, agricultural, and water industries of the area, but there are also prehistoric fossils and Native American artifacts.
Featuring 16 lanes and manual scoring, Victory Lanes Bowling Center provides duckpin bowling for individuals and leagues. The center has a snack bar with food and drinks, a jukebox and arcade game machines.
Located in downtown Smithfield is an informative site known as the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Visitor Center. Sample itineraries, historic walking tour maps, and information about local attractions, restaurants, and lodging options are freely available.
Smithfield Farmers Market offers many different types of locally grown foods, including produce, meats, and herbs. Various other edibles and handcrafted items are also available. Live music is provided during each market, and pets are welcome.