Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Hampstead

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hampstead. Well-liked for its bird watching, boating and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Hampstead

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hampstead a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castle Bay Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Halyburton Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hampstead

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Hampstead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southside Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Topsail Island (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Ogden Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Wrightsville Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Airlie Gardens (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (18 mi / 29 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hampstead

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hampstead, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,060 vacation rentals around Hampstead. From 1,244 house rentals to 63 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Hampstead?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hampstead:

  • Ocean City Beach: 496 vacation rentals
  • Shell Island: 227 vacation rentals
  • River District: 92 vacation rentals
  • South End: 345 vacation rentals
  • Airlie: 37 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Hampstead?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hampstead. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sloop Point Plantation: 2,074 vacation rentals
  • Poplar Grove Plantation: 1,595 vacation rentals
  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club: 1,956 vacation rentals
  • Castle Bay Country Club: 1,892 vacation rentals
  • Surf City Pier: 1,678 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hampstead listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hampstead?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,244 Houses in Hampstead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hampstead include:

  • Cottages: 63 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 522 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 63 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hampstead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 689 vacation rentals with pool available in Hampstead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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