Hampton, Virginia has many shopping options for visitors from its unique art galleries and boutiques to its more standard malls and shopping centers.  One shopping area that is popular among tourists, and is easily seen by foot, is Hampton's historic downtown district.  This area is full of quaint shops, cafés and restaurants and is a great place to get together with friends and family.  Many art galleries, independent book shops, clothing stores and wine and gourmet shops do business here, creating an atmosphere that has a little something for everyone. 

For a more straightforward shopping experience, the Coliseum Central has over 700 stores to choose from.  Located on Hampton's Cunningham Drive, this shopping area is easy to find and has ample free parking.   At the heart of Coliseum Central is the new Town Center.  Walkable, with outdoor areas, fountains, a theatre, and more, visit the Peninsula Town Center's website for special events calendars, hours, directions and a complete listing of stores.

Also in Hampton are the Phoebus Specialty Shops located near Fort Monroe.  This shopping center, located in a historic district, is full of antiques dealers and local artisans selling their creations.  Visit the website for more information.