Hampton, Virginia is located on the southeastern end of the Virginia Peninsula, home to more than 135,000 residents. Hampton is the oldest English settlement in the United States and offers a variety of historical, cultural and recreational activities and attractions.
Hampton is located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay with hundreds of miles of shoreline and breathtaking views - not a bad way to get lost on a summer weekend. Drop by Grandview Island Grill, near the Grandview Nature Reserve, to take in a stellar view while listening to live music and indulging in southern fare, or visit Buckroe Beach, where you can rent kayaks and explore.
Hampton is also the birthplace of America’s space program and home to the Virginia Air & Space Center, which features more than 100 hands on exhibits that tell the story of space exploration. Locals, as well as vacationers describe the town as an urban waterfront village with endless sites, museums and attractions to discover.
With one of the lowest crime rates in the region, it’s no wonder Hampton has become one of the most popular cities in the area for families and business to plant their roots.