Fort Monroe National Monument
VISIT Fort Monroe National Monument:
Fort Monroe National Monument was established on November 1, 2011.
|Address||41 Bernard Road, Fort Monroe, VA, 23651|
|Hours||5:00 AM–12:00 AM all days, closed holidays|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Fort Monroe National Monument. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Fort Monroe National Monument is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Fort Monroe National Monument are October, November, June & July.
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Fort Monroe National Monument Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Fort Monroe National Monument is visited.
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Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Fort Monroe National Monument.
|Colonial National Historical Park||19 mi|
|Petersburg National Battlefield||60 mi|
|Richmond National Battlefield Park||66 mi|
|Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site||73 mi|
|Wright Brothers National Memorial||76 mi|
|Fort Raleigh National Historic Site||81 mi|
|George Washington Birthplace National Monument||88 mi|
|Assateague Island National Seashore||96 mi|
|Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park||109 mi|
|Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields National Military Park||109 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Fort Monroe National Monument, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|The Colonies Military||Hampton, VA more||1 miles|
|Gosnolds Hope Park||Hampton, VA more||5 miles|
|Bethel Military||Hampton, VA more||9 miles|
|Little Creek RV Military||Virginia Beach, VA more||10 miles|
|First Landing State Park||Virginia Beach, VA more||15 miles|
|Cape Henry RV Military||Virginia Beach, VA more||17 miles|
|Newport News City Park||Newport News, VA more||18 miles|
|Fort Eustis Military||Newport News, VA more||19 miles|
|Ocean Pines RV Military - Oceana NAS||Virginia Beach, VA more||21 miles|
|Kiptopeke State Park||Cape Charles, VA more||22 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Fort Monroe National Monument:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Fort Monroe National Monument, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Fort Monroe National Monument.
|Richmond International Airport||RIC||Richmond, VA||66 mi|
|Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport||DCA||Washington, DC||134 mi|
|Washington Dulles International Airport||IAD||Washington, DC||148 mi|
|Baltimore/Washington International Airport||BWI||Baltimore, MD||151 mi|
|Raleigh-Durham International Airport||RDU||Raleigh/Durham, NC||158 mi|
|Philadelphia International Airport||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||206 mi|
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||279 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Fort Monroe National Monument.
|Norfolk International Airport||ORF||Norfolk, VA||10 mi|
|Newport News Williamsburg International Airport||PHF||Newport News, VA||14 mi|
|Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport||SBY||Salisbury, MD||102 mi|
|Coastal Carolina Regional Airport||EWN||New Bern, NC||139 mi|
|Charlottesville Albemarle Airport||CHO||Charlottesville, VA||141 mi|
|Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field||LYH||Lynchburg, VA||161 mi|
|Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport||SHD||Staunton/Waynesboro/Harrisonburg, VA||166 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.