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Perfect day trip!

Beautifully maintained grounds, easy to navigate on foot. Park and walk the entire area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Outstanding national park with a great museum. Amazing trails and views of the bay and waterways... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
James C
Brooklyn, New York
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“fort monroe”(56 reviews)
“chesapeake bay”(19 reviews)
“hampton roads”(15 reviews)
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41 Bernard Rd, Hampton, VA 23651-1001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully maintained grounds, easy to navigate on foot. Park and walk the entire area. Peaceful, quaint, quiet. Lots of historical pieces, a fishing pier, public beach with lifeguard, lighthouse, cannons. Drive over to the Case,ate museum, and make sure to check out the military pet...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding national park with a great museum. Amazing trails and views of the bay and waterways. Amazing experience and a must see for all visitors.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We selected this based on a scattered rain forecast, an alternative to going to the beach. We were pleasantly surprised as we discovered lots of places to bike, a private beach, interesting architecture, fascinating history, a museum within the fort’s original walls, complete with a...More

1  Thank eacjrivera
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Love the setting at Fort Monroe. Beautiful grounds, the beach, walking path, concerts on the green, lovely buildings and fascinating history. We visit often.

1  Thank Susan V
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We couldn't believe that this fort was still used in 2011 as an active military base. We walked all around the top of it and thru the museum it's a must see and free

1  Thank gwebb765
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I love old forts. Our visit did not disappoint. The museum is much larger than we expected. Our favorite part was the walking tour lead by the park ranger. He provided so much history about the forts usage through the years. This is a treasure!

1  Thank PLMT
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I only had time to ride around the buildings and see the outside of the monuments. The views were impressive. There is a nice sidewalk and a nice beach area as well as a small play ground nearer to the inner buildings.

1  Thank E7855OXlisac
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Fort Monroe after taking the Miss Hampton II cruise. Really enjoyed the history of the fort. Also got our National park book stamped which was an added bonus. Take a few hours and visit, well worth the time.

1  Thank Greatsmag
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A very large fort completely surrounded by a moat on the south end of the peninsula just across the Chesapeake bay from the Norfolk Naval base. Three bridges cross the moat & allow you to enter into the fort grounds. Walk around the top of...More

1  Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Always fun to drive through Ft. Monroe and see history close up. Beautiful nature setting with Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay right next to you! Older homes are beautiful to look at. Ospreys, pelicans, Canadian Geese flying over head!

2  Thank Greenakrz
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Margaret J
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Response from Randy C | Reviewed this property |
I would like to echo the recommendation of stopping at The Deadrise for either lunch or dinner. The Big Fish Sandwich is very popular for lunch and their specials for dinner are very good as well. Get a table outside and... More
19 July 2015|
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Response from 922PaulE | Reviewed this property |
No charge at all. The fort and museum are free. Enjoy!