Destination guide

Lively Hampton will entice you

The area's festivals and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to 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-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Hampton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hampton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,714 holiday lettings around Hampton. From 520 houses to 718 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Willoughby Spit: 191 holiday homes
  • Cottage Line: 66 holiday homes
  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 623 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 67 holiday homes
  • Sea Cottage Addition: 97 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hampton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park: 417 holiday lettings
  • Langley Air Force Base: 377 holiday lettings
  • Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum: 521 holiday lettings
  • Hampton University: 437 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Air and Space Center: 431 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hampton listed on 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. offers 520 Houses in Hampton. Our other popular types of Hampton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 718 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 94 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 926 holiday homes with pool available in Hampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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