Williamsburg is the perfect destination to experience over 300 years of exciting history and enjoy world famous theme parks at Busch Gardens and Water Country. Step back in time for a stroll along the cobble stone streets at the famous Merchants Square Shopping Center, located in downtown Williamsburg, where you'll find some of the finest shops and boutiques in the area. Visit the nearby Premium Outlets Mall for name brand stores or the world famous Williamsburg Pottery Factory Outlet for great deals on just about anything. Williamsburg also offers a wide variety of delicious foods served at our local restaurants & colonial taverns.
Relive American History while touring downtown Colonial Williamsburg, the largest outdoor museum in the USA. There are original and restored 18th Century buildings, many open to tour, including the Governors Palace that was fully restored to reveal it's architectural splendor. Visit trade sites and talk to live interpreters dressed in colonial Costume. Children and adults may participate in special daily events, arts & crafts and live reenactments from periods of our nations history. While your in the Williamsburg area, you'll want to visit nearby the Jamestown Settlement and Historic Yorktown. Stand in the field where Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington on Oct. 19, 1781 during the revolutionary war in Yorktown or step aboard a full size replecia of the first ship that sailed into Jamestown over 400 years ago on May 14th, 1607. Tour inside the local museums and view the artifacts on display that reveal the secrets to the first permanent English Settlement in America.
This spring at Busch Gardens Williamsburg the Vikings are taking over in France with their new wooden roller coaster called the "InvadR". This family thrill ride is the parks first wooden coaster and is already crowd favorite. Fly over Invadr's nine air-time hills, including a 74-foot plunge that reaches speeds of almost 50 miles per hour. Grab your family and run for the hills aboard InvadR. This European themed amusement park exciting roller coasters, gourmet restaurants, challenging games and specialty shops. There are also live shows performed daily throughout the park by character actors and also host famous bands, singers & other musicians from around the world. The Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg is now open for 2017.
If you're planning a family vacation for spring or summer, be sure to stop in for a splash at Water Country USA, the largest outdoor water park on the east coast. This awesome park has exciting wet rides that will keep you cool on a hot summer day. There are giant water slides, dive shows, a lazy river, great food, and some nice shops with cool souvenirs. Water Country also features a huge wave pool surrounded by comfortable lounge chairs if you want to work on your tan or just relax on your vacation. Water Country USA is closed for the season but will re-open on May 20th, 2017.
Come and explore the rich history and amazing attractions Williamsburg Virginia has to offer. Early reservations are always recommended during spring break, peak summer months and all major holidays. Contact us today for more information about Williamsburg vacation packages or to receive a free rate quote on your Williamsburg vacation rental. If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 1-800-229-1665 to speak a reservationist.
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