- 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
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16920 Southall Plantation Lane, Charles City, VA 23187 MoreLess Info
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790 is a painstakingly restored and maintained historic building. Regular tours of the house and surrounding gardens are available.
49% 41 votes
14501 John Tyler Highway, Charles City, VA 23226 MoreLess Info
Serving as the home of President John Tyler from 1842 until his death, the Sherwood Forest Plantation is considered a national historic landmark. The house and grounds are open daily for self-guided tours.
Kittiewan Plantation overlooks Kittiewan Creek and the James River. The plantation is a working farm with a museum that houses various memorabilia including the collections of an extensive set of 19th and 20th century kitchen and food preparation items.
The steamboat era of the Chesapeake Bay is preserved and put on display at the Steamboat Era Museum. Rather than just focused on steamboat items and artifacts, the collection observes the people who were involved with this time and how their lives changed because of it.
81% 91 votes
170 White Fences Drive, Irvington, VA 22480 MoreLess Info
Several award-winning wines are made at The Dog & Oyster - The Vineyard of the Hope & Glory Inn. Guests enter the site through the two notable 40-foot corkscrews that stand on either side of the driveway before entering the main building for tastings.
Both beginners and more advanced golfers can enjoy the challenges offered at the Golden Eagle Golf Club. The setting is within a wooded landscape that has been carved around a 50-acre lake which can be seen from most holes along the course.