Hampton is situated at the top of the escarpment north of Toowoomba. This quaint town is surrounded by forests and striking natural beauty and is home to a thriving art community. Hampton has rich volcanic soils and a temperate climate which makes it one of south east Queensland's most productive food bowls.

The Hampton Visitor Information Centre is located in a charming historical cottage. Travellers are invited to stop to enjoy the fresh mountain air and gather information of the many attractions of the region. Chapman Park is a designated overnight rest area for caravans and motor homes and is within easy walking distance of Flavours Café and Gallery, a general store and Hampton Court Antiques.

The Hampton High Country Food & Arts Festival is held each May and attracts approximately 5,000 people to the region. The festival celebrates the vibrant local community and its creative and culinary assets.

From Hampton it is easy access to the Ravensbourne and Crows Nest  National Parks, and nearby Lakes Cressbrook and Perseverance.