While vacationing in Williamsburg you'll have a variety of fun things to choose from for the whole family to enjoy. Williamsburg offers live interpreters dressed in colonial costume, restored historic homes & museums, trade sites, interactive activities, outdoor concerts, colonial exhibits and much more. Special programs have been included into the daily schedule to portray age related scenarios. Puppet shows, arts& crafts and games are also offered to different age groups.
Open daily from 9am to 5pm. Click on the image for information about Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is one of the areas biggest attractions. The European themed amusement park in divided into several countries such as Italy, Ireland, Germany, France and England. Each country offers 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.
Did you know that Busch Garden's has one of the fastest and tallest roller coasters in the world called "The Griffon"? This 205 foot tall roller coaster has a breath-taking 90 degree drop straight down at 70 mph and that's just the beginning. You'll have to ride it to experience the rest. The Busch Gardens theme park will reopen in March 2018.
Water Country USA Williamsburg
Nearby Virginia Beach has the sand, but for plenty of wet and wild fun, you definitely want to visit Water Country USA. This huge water park offers more than 20 cool rides, including water slides, rafting slides, tubing slides, a lazy river and exciting high-dive shows performed daily. You'll also find great food, souvenirs shops and a few games.
Kiddy pools are available for small children and they have shaded lounge areas to relax in. Water Country USA is currently closed unitl May 2018.
History repeats itself in the region at the Jamestown Settlement, when approximately 400 years ago the first permanent settlers in North America settled on the James River. See the excavations taking place and explore the fort where live interpreters are dressed in costume performing in character.
Located less than 10 minutes away by car from downtown Williamsburg, Jamestown is a unique recreation of the 17th century, complete with three full scale replicas of sailing vessels dating all the way back to 1607. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beginning of our adventurous past at Jamestown. Open daily from 9am to 5pm. Click on the image for information about the Jamestown Settlement
Yorktown Virginia is a small town with many years significant of American History. In 1781 George Washington led his troops into battle and won the American Revolutionary War. Lord Corn Wallis surrendered his army on Oct 19, 1781 to the American and French allies on what is now called "Surrender "Field".
Yorktown is a part of the Historical Triangle and offers several museums to tour, restored colonial homes and a very scenic river front view on Water Street. You'll also find a beautiful beach to relax on and a boarkwalk with few souvenir shops and some great restaurants in Historic Yorktown. The museums in Yorktown are open daily from 9am to 5pm. Click on the image for information about Historic Yorktown
Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours
Jamestown Discovery boat tours is one of the areas newest and exciting attractions. Climb aboard the new 28 passenger luxury pontoon boat for a memorable and picturesque view of the James River and the rich history of the Jamestown Island & Settlement. Sunset tours, historical tours and nature tours are available for Private Charters, Special Events or Tour Groups.
The "Jamestown Discovery" is owned and operated by Master Captain Corey J. Fenton, a local native and long-time waterman of the James River and it's surrounding waters. We hope to see you aboard our spacious U.S.C.G certified pontoon boat, soon". - Capt. Corey J. Fenton. Click on the image for information about Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours