Welcome to Williamsburg, Virginia, where you will step back in time and experience the Colonial lifestyle of the 1600’s.
Here you will walk among 88 original buildings and hundreds of reconstructed homes, shops and public buildings. Visitors will see all residents and shop owners in period clothing as they recreate the life of this important colonial city.
If you love history, romance and American heritage, you will be thrilled with your visit to Colonial Williamsburg. Attend a speech by Thomas Jefferson or Patrick Henry. Listen to their reasons for the call for independence. Take an evening stroll on the candle-lit streets. Walk the cobblestone roads through the city, located just 150 miles south of Washington, D.C.
The Visitor Center will help you make the most of your stay and point you in the right directions to take in all the attractions.
And when you need a break from the colonial life, visit Williamsburg's Busch Gardens amusement park or Water Country USA for 21st century thrills.
Don't miss a day nearby at the Jamestown Settlement, the site of the first English settlement in the New World. Visit the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the Revolution.
You will want to come back again and again to this wonderful family destination.
Things to do:
The list is long of all the attractions offered in Williamsburg, Virginia.
A few highlights include the haunted dinner theater experience that will give even the toughest visitor a fright.
Join a bus tour of the historic sites in and around Williamsburg.
Learn more about the history of the city at the Williamsburg museum.