About the Area
Hampton Roads

The Hampton Roads area (comprised of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach) is home to more than 1.6 million people and is one of the top 35 largest metropolitan areas in the nation. This appealing vacation destination draws about 2.7 million visitors each year.

Not only is Regent University near numerous historical landmarks, including Jamestown and Williamsburg, but its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay ensure that you will find the perfect excuse for a study break or family day any time of the year from a variety of cultural, social, recreational, and sporting events.


The Hampton Roads area is full of history, culture, and fun. Click here for a list of concert venues, theaters, museums, and cinemas.


Whether you are a spectator or competitor in your sport of choice, Hampton Roads offers a wide variety of local and college sports, such as football, golf, racing, and hockey.

For a list of sports teams and venues, fitness centers, and golf courses click here.


Are you a history buff? How about a beach bum? Maybe a thrill-seeker?

Click here for a list of recreational activates ranging from harbor tours to beach house rentals, and historical sites to theme parks.

City Information

Want to learn more about the different cities in Hampton Roads? Click here for a list of local city websites.