Awards and Recognition

  • World's Most Beautiful Beaches #6
    Forbes Magazine
  • Best Beach
    Eagle Tribune
  • 50 best beach towns
    Parade Daily Magazine
  • Best Summer Outdoor Attraction Seacoast Region
    NH Magazine
  • Top-Rated Beaches in NH U.S.
    Travel Awaits
  • Best State Park
    Hippo Magazine
  • #1 Boardwalk in the Country
    Coastal Living
  • Top 10 Values for Resorts in America
  • Hampton voted among Best American Towns

Upcoming Events


31dec8:00 pmFireworks **Special New Year's Eve Shoot**8:00 pm 169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, NH Event Organized ByHampton Beach Village District

Hampton Beach was rated in the Top 3 Cleanest Beaches in the United States and was rated in the Top 10 Values for Resorts in America.

Source: National Resources Defense Council Report. “Testing the Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches” ranked the nation’s Top 100 Beaches regarding water quality and safety.

Explore New England TV Ep. 30:
“Hampton Gone Wild,” Hampton, NH

Explore a side of Hampton, NH, that many visitors never get to experience—or even know exists! Featured are surfing, a tour of Hampton Beach State Park and RV campground, a visit to the Hampton Beach lifeguard headquarters, fishing for cod, haddock, and other groundfish; and a paddleboard experience in the beautiful and scenic Hampton Marshes. Click here to watch video.