The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2000
(First Paragraph) If Virginia is for lovers, then Hampton Roads is for lovers of vacations. From the historic streets of Colonial Williamsburg to the surf and sand of modern-day Virginia Beach, this region offers visitors a wide variety of enticing attractions.
Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University, "Part 5: The State of Tourism" (2000). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 159.