Located in southeastern Virginia, the Tidewater and Hampton Roads region and its vacation rentals are situated in towns and cities scattered along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay.
With over 40 kilometres of coastline and a number of beaches, popular activities in the Tidewater and Hampton Roads region include sunbathing, swimming, surfing, boating, and paddling, as well as hiking, biking, and golfing in the surrounding areas.
Steeped in American history, the Tidewater and Hampton Roads region is considered to be the gateway to the Historic Triangle, which comprises Yorktown, Jamestown—the first permanent English settlement in the Americas—and colonial Williamsburg, the site of the nation’s largest living history museum. In addition to these attractions, the coastal area is also home to hands-on attractions for kids, including the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton, the Children’s Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth, and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Centre in Virginia Beach. The region hosts weeklong visits by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus each year, providing entertainment to locals and visitors alike.
The Tidewater and Hampton Roads region offers an array of natural, outdoors, and cultural attractions, as well as a variety of facilities and rental accommodation options, and is accessible from the International Airports of Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia’s capital city.+ More