Area Activities

There is always something to do in Hampton Roads. Not only is Regent University near several historical landmarks, but its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay offer a wealth of activities for all ages.


From museums and art exhibits to theatre, concerts or sporting events, Hampton Roads offers something for everyone. Browse world-renowned paintings at Norfolk's Chrysler Museum of Art, climb aboard a war battleship at the maritime museum, Nauticus, and enjoy spectacular cuisine at restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk.


History buffs, thrill seekers and outdoor enthusiasts will all find fun opportunities just a short drive from Regent's campus. Historical landmarks, including Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg, offer a taste of Virginia's past. Sandy beaches, state parks and golf courses offer a chance to enjoy the outdoors, and amusement parks like Busch Gardens offer roller coasters and other rides, along with entertaining shows and unique shops and restaurants.

City Information

Want to learn more about the different cities in Hampton Roads? Explore the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach.



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