Clarion Inn & Suites By Hampton Convention Center
1809 W Mercury Blvd
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: (757) 838-5011
Fax: (757) 838-7349
Before you begin touring Hampton, make a visit to the Visitors Center on Commerce Drive. The knowledgeable and helpful staff will give you first hand tips. Trust the specialist to make the right travel itinerary according to your needs and desires. Make sure you secure the Hampton Day Pass Value Card that will avail you many offers and benefits. Also pick up the Official Hampton Visitors Guide with valuable tips and pictures. There is even a virtual flip book that will equip you with basic information on Hampton before you make a visit here.
Located in Virginia, this landmark is city public park and a petting zoo. It was opened in the year 1966 in the name Old MacDonald’s farm. It resembles a farm is home to various farm and wild animals habitable in the Virginia region. The park allows petting where the visitors can buy and feed food to the animals. The park includes a picnic area, a small lake, a playground, and houses various antique farm equipment. Events include storytelling and performance sessions every Friday and a Halloween special as well.
Aberdeen Gardens is a community that was planned for the resettlement of African Americans. Built in 1934, its construction included several houses, stores and gardens spread over 440 acres (180 hectares). This neighborhood is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
Air Power Park is an open air museum featuring vintage airplanes and space crafts. Spread over 15 acres (6.070 hectare), this park features air and space vehicles from the 1950s and 1960s. Apart from the museum, this park houses a playground for children. This is a must-visit place for the science enthusiasts.
The Hampton Public Library was started in 1926. It was a landmark decision to establish a free library in the county, and the Hampton Library was the first of its kind. The collection is diverse and features everything from special collections and local history to multimedia files and movies for everyone. The library hosts local events and activities for all age groups.
A drive through downtown Hampton offers a chance to spot several local landmarks, one on them being the Hampton City Hall. Completed in 1939, this historic building features elements of the then popular Art Deco style characteristic of the times. The building features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mill Point Park is a level wooded park and features a small stage and amphitheater for local events that take place here. This park features tracks for walking making it ideal for a relaxing evening walk. Enjoy a pleasant outing with your family and friends as you visit Mill Point Park.
Spread across 456 acres (184.537 hectares) of land, Sandy Bottom Nature Park is a great spot for environmental education. Built over garbage dumps and borrow pits, this park is an attempt by the government for preserving wildlife and environment. This beautiful park looks over the Sandy Bottom lake and is ideal spot for a day out with your loved ones and friends.
If reading is your favorite hobby, then Main Street Library is a must visit place. This library houses a variety of books from different genres. Be it romance, fiction, thriller, mystery, religion, study, self help or others, this library has something according to your likes.
Huntington Park is a beachfront park offering an array of recreational activities. It is home to the Fort Fun playground, as well as several fishing piers and boating docks.
Enjoy a relaxing day as you fish with your friends at Bethel Park. This park is known for its scenic views and boating facilities. You can even camp at this park or play ball games on the playground it houses. In case you get hungry, this park also provides the facilities of barbecue grills.
Beechlake Park is a small yet scenic park. This park is known for its nature trails and hiking activities. This beautiful park is open through the year, and is popular for its walking and running trails. The park is ideal for a family day out and it welcome pets on leash.