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Hampton Roads Top 20 Things To Do

Things To Do In Hampton Roads

When you retire to one of the beautiful Hampton Roads communities, you may find yourself needing some local entertainment-and lucky for you, the Hampton Roads area is filled with numerous activities for retired community members to enjoy!

Hampton Roads Lifestyle

Retiring to the Hampton Roads area is truly a dream come true. Not only do you have your pick of amazing retirement focused neighborhoods, but you also have a wide variety of activities to enjoy. From hiking and sports to rafting and clubs, there is something for everyone’s activity desire and level.

According to popular vote, the follow is the list of the Top 20 Favorite Activities to enjoy while living in Hampton Roads:

  1. Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  2. Busch Gardens Europe and Water Country USA
  3. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
  4. Children’s Museum of Virginia
  5. Chrysler Museum of Art
  6. Colonial Williamsburgh
  7. First Landing State Park
  8. Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
  9. Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement
  10. Lighthouses
  11. The Mariners’ Museum
  12. Nauticus & The Battleship Wisconsin
  13. Norfolk Botanical Garden
  14. Ocean Breeze Waterpark
  15. Virginia Air & Space Center
  16. Virginia Aquarium &Marine Science Center
  17. The Virginia Living Museum
  18. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
  19. Virginia Zoo
  20. Wright Brothers National Memorial

What do you think? Would you agree these are the Top 20 things to do in our area? Anything you would add to the list? I would add horseback riding, for sure. The Hampton Roads equestrian centers are some of the best, in my opinion, and I find that nothing is quite as relaxing as a wonderful horseback ride through our beautiful countryside trails.

Of course, the Hampton Roads shopping is really second to none, so anyone that loves to shop should check out the wonderful variety of unique local stores and specialty boutiques.

Enjoy working your way through the list! Remember, should you ever have questions about Hampton Roads real estate, simply contact me, your expert Hampton Roads REALTOR.

Until next time,


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