Destination guide

Lively Hampton will entice you

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hampton. Renowned for its boating, camping and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Virginia Air and Space Center and Virginia War Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Hampton

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hampton a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lamberts Point Golf Course (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Virginia Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Riverfront Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Cypress Point Country Club (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hampton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hampton is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Norfolk Botanical Garden (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Buckroe Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • King-Lincoln Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Huntington Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Pagoda and Oriental Garden (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Hampton

Fly into Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Hampton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,740 holiday lettings near Hampton. From 601 Houses to 693 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hampton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hampton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hampton:

  • Buckroe Beach: 19 holiday homes
  • Cantamar at Morning View: 17 holiday homes
  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 590 holiday homes
  • Northwest: 43 holiday homes
  • Oceana Naval Air Station: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hampton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hampton History Museum: 221 holiday lettings
  • Darling Stadium: 221 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Air and Space Center: 223 holiday lettings
  • Boo Williams Sportplex: 200 holiday lettings
  • War Memorial Stadium: 213 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 601 Houses in Hampton. Our other popular types of Hampton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 693 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 89 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 89 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 994 holiday homes with pool available in Hampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.