Area Activities

The Hampton Roads area (comprised of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach) is home to approximately 1.6 million people and is 31st in the nation's population ranking. 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 from football to golf, and racing to hockey.

For a list of various 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.