Monday, June 24, 2024

Take a free ride to shopping, attractions and other Hampton destinations. Here’s how

HAMPTON — The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau on Monday announced the addition of the Hampton Scuttle Bus, a new shuttle linking Hampton hotel guests and visitors to shopping, dining, attractions, and recreation in Coliseum Central, Downtown, Phoebus, Fort Monroe, and Buckroe Beach.

Beginning July 13, the free shuttle will offer regularly scheduled pick-up at Hilton Garden Inn (to include guests of Springhill Suites); Holiday Inn Express (to include guests of Quality Inn); Courtyard by Marriott (to include guests of Days Inn, Red Roof Inn, Best Western); Embassy Suites (to include Hampton Roads Convention Center visitors); Hampton Inn (with Country Inn & Suites pick-ups upon request); and the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel. Stops include Peninsula Town Center, Hampton Visitor Center/Hampton History Museum, Virginia Air & Space Center, Phoebus, Fort Monroe- Outlook Beach and Casemate Museum, and Buckroe Beach, among others.

 The Hampton Scuttle Bus will operate Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For a full operating schedule, click here.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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