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Hampton, Virginia 700 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, Virginia 23669
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Things to Do in Hampton, VA: Beaches, Theme Parks and Museums

Situated in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton, Virginia is an original destination with a charming coastal vibe, exciting attractions and historic treasures. Explore beautiful beaches and parks, a historic fort, museums, and family attractions like Busch Gardens and the historic Hampton Carousel. Hampton travel destination, fit for endless exploration, pulse-pounding adventure and relaxation by the sea. Home to NASA's Langley Research Center and Virginia Air & Space Museum, Hampton is also the birthplace of America's space program. Center your Hampton experience at our downtown waterfront hotel and discover endless exploration, natural beauty and relaxation on the beautiful Virginia Coast

Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum and National Monument

Take a self-guided waking tour of the largest stone fort in all the United States, explore hand-on exhibits and a pristine beach at this national historic monument in Hampton.
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Buckroe Beach and Park

Enjoy fishing, swimming, picnics, soaking up the sun, biking and walking trails, water sports, concerts, and outdoor movies at this beautiful beach and park along the Chesapeake Bay.
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Virginia Air & Space Center

See more than 100 incredible hands-on exhibits, the Apollo 12 Command Module and striking films on advanced 3D IMAX® Theater, when you visit the Virginia Air & Space Center.
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Hampton History Museum

Explore a vast array of incredible artifacts and 10 fascinating galleries, chronologically ordered from colonial days to modern life, at this fascinating history museum.
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Hampton Convention Center

Discover 35 flexible event spaces, a grand ballroom and 344,000 total square feet of versatile exhibit and convention space at the beautiful Hampton Convention Center.
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Hampton Carousel

Enjoy an enchanting ride on one of the country's only 170 antique wooden merry-go-rounds, when you visit the famous Hampton Carousel near the city's lovely downtown waterfront.
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Hampton Coliseum

See live concerts, premier comedy shows, pulse-quickening motor sports, along with Disney on Ice, Ringling Circus and other family-friendly events at Hampton Coliseum.
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Hampton University

Experience a progressive education program, a successful athletics program and one of the leading African-American colleges in the world, when you visit historic Hampton University.
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Busch Gardens

Get your heart pumping with thrilling roller coasters, unique water rides and exotic animal encounters at Busch Gardens, voted the world's most beautiful theme park.
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