Hampton, Virginia Hotels and Travel Guide
Founded in 1610, Hampton, Virginia is one of the oldest cities in America. If you’re looking for Hampton hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
Whether you are traveling for business, trekking through America’s most historical sights, or just searching for a place to play on the beach, Hampton has what you are looking for.
A few minutes from the Extended Stay America hotel are Hampton University and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Established in 1868 in the wake of the Civil War, Hampton University is a private college whose alumni include scientist and educator Booker T. Washington.
With just over 450 beds, Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center is affiliated with several local universities and serves a 25-county area encompassing both Virginia and North Carolina.
Located on Hampton Roads Bay, Fort Monroe serves as both an active Army base, home to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, and a national historic landmark. The site has been militarily strategic since Colonial times and today hosts the Casemate Museum, depicting much of the area’s history.
Six miles north of the Extended Stay America hotel is Langley Air Force Base, home of the 1st Fighter Wing, the 480th Intelligence Wing and the headquarters of the Air Combat Command.
Recreation opportunities abound in Hampton. Just minutes away is one of Virginia’s oldest attractions, the family-friendly Buckroe Beach, eight acres of sand by Chesapeake Bay. Bring the family and enjoy the on-site playground, bbq grills, or just basking in the sun. Paddleboat and kayak rentals are also available.
One of the most popular attractions in Hampton is the Virginia Air and Space center. The interactive facility lets visitors explore with exhibits like the Apollo 12 Command Module and DC-9 passenger jet, as well as “wing walk” on a Jenny bi-plane. What’s more, the facility hosts riveting 3D IMAX films in its Riverside IMAX Theater.
NASCAR fans can visit Langley Speedway, a paved short track that annually hosts several NASCAR Whelen All-American Series events. Adventure-seekers gravitate to the track on Wednesday nights with their street-legal cars for one-on-one drag racing!
Golf at The Hamptons Golf Course promises excitement for the novice and experienced golfer alike. Consisting of three distinctly different 9-hole courses, you choose whether you want a walk in the woods, a stroll by a lake or the challenge of a Scottish links-style course.
For a great Hampton, Virginia hotel, the Extended Stay America Hampton - Coliseum Hotel is a terrific choice.