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Beaches · Theaters · Dolphin & Whale Watching

Popular things to do in Hampton

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Beach
Hampton Beach State Park
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Aquarium
Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Other
Hampton Airfield
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Brewery
Smuttynose Brewing Company
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 14,976 at the 2010 census. Located beside the Atlantic Ocean, Hampton is home to Hampton Beach, a summer tourist destination.The densely populated central settlement of the town, where 9,656 people resided at the 2010 census, is defined as the Hampton census-designated place (CDP) and is centered on the intersection of U.S. 1 and NH 27.HistoryFirst called the Plantation of Winnacunnet, Hampton was one of four original New Hampshire townships chartered by the General Court of Massachusetts, which then held authority over the colony. "Winnacunnet" is an Algonquian Abenaki word meaning "pleasant pines" and is the name of the town's high school, serving students from Hampton and the surrounding towns of Seabrook, North Hampton, and Hampton Falls. Add Hampton and other destinations in United States to your travel plans using our United States road trip planning site.

Side trips from Hampton

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Historic Walking Area
Marginal Way Walkway Ogunquit
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Gloucester
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Distillery Tour
The Maine Brew Bus Portland
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Art Museum
Peabody Essex Museum Salem
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Hampton

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Historic Site
Tuck Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Huckleberry's Candies
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
North Beach
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Aquarium
Blue Ocean Discovery Center
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Kid-friendly things to do in Hampton

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
2.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Water Park
Casino Cascade Water Slide
2.7
Duration: 2 hours

Casinos in Hampton

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Casino
Ocean Gaming Casino
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

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