Hampton Roads’ history dates back as far as 1607. Relive the early days of America by visiting the original Jamestown Colony, the battlefields of Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg. Or, brush up on your military history by touring the USS Wisconsin, one of the largest battleships ever built by the US Navy, located right here at Nauticus, a maritime museum on the Elizabeth River in downtown Norfolk.
For a once-a-year kind of experience, visit one of our many festivals and special events. Cajun food festivals, international dance expos, and vintage car shows, Hampton Roads has something happening nearly every weekend of the year, for every kind of person.