Things to do in Hampton NH

Hampton Beach is in Rockingham County, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Portsmouth. The community is a popular tourist destination and the busiest beach community in New Hampshire.

Hampton Beach has no boardwalk per se, but the ultra-wide sidewalk creates an asphalt boardwalk experience for visitors to strut their stuff.

Parking by the carload is available at Hampton Beach State Park (South Beach area) and Wallis Sands State Park. Fees are: $15.00 per auto.

DescriptionHampton 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. Wikipedia


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Hangout for card games, food & sports

Oceanarium featuring 1-hour biologist-led tours, aquariums, marine-mammal artifacts & a touch tank.

Swimming beach, boardwalk & boat ramps

The North Hampton Town Hall is located at 231 Atlantic Avenue in North Hampton, New Hampshire. Built in 1844, it was the town's first purpose-built municipal building, and continues to be used


North Hampton State Beach is a small state park located on the Atlantic Ocean in the town of North Hampton, New Hampshire. The park offers swimming at a sandy beach with a bathhouse. Metered

Biologist-led tours & a touch tank

This 521-acre park includes 3.8 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach, boardwalk over dunes & campgrounds.


Airy, rustic card room with tournaments, plus popular food options & sports on TV.

Beach park for swimming & picnics

Family-friendly park offering a sandy beach for swimming, picnic areas & a bathhouse.

Seasonal beach park with a bathhouse

State beach park, open Apr–Oct, featuring a sandy shoreline & a bathhouse with restrooms & showers.

Beach, surfing, and fishing

Seabrook Beach is a census-designated place in the town of Seabrook and partially in the town of Hampton in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. It had a population of 992 at the 2010 census.

Botanical garden on a former estate

Formal rose gardens, Japanese plantings & English perennials on a historic summer estate.

51 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM

Easygoing, counter-order seafood specialist in rustic environs with a fireplace & an on-site market.

325 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11:30AM

Sprawling choice for American cooking served in relaxed, kid-friendly environs with a bakery & pub.

105 Towle Farm Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11:30AM Wed

Farmhouse-style American choice with craft draft beer from the adjacent Smuttynose Brewing Company.

682 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 7AM

Cash-only · Comfort food · Quick bite

356 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM

No-frills counter serve providing a variety of familiar Mexican street eats in a colorful interior.

153 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM

Compact, modest family-operated restaurant preparing traditional Lebanese recipes.

379 Ocean Blvd

Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM Wed

High-end spot for seafood, steaks & a kids' menu in a restored 1920s home with ocean views & a bar.

442 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM

Comfort food · Small plates · Healthy options

20 L St

Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM

Western-themed joint offering American comfort grub, whiskey & frequent live country music.

325 Lafayette Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 4:30PM

Happy hour food · Happy hour drinks · Comfort food