Best Things To Do in Williamsburg

For an American history lesson unlike any other, you've come to the right place. This town prides itself on its living history museums, which include Colonial Williamsburg and the cluster of sites around Jamestown. When you need a break from the past, plan a visit to the area's Busch Gardens or Water Country USA.

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Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Homes/Mansions, Sightseeing, Tours | Map It

Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: According to many, this site is like a Disney theme park for history fanatics. Like Disney's land and world ... read more»

Water Country USA
Amusement Parks, Swimming/Pools | Map It

Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: If you can stand the large crowds, you should be more than pleased with Water Country USA, say several recent ... read more»

Busch Gardens
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: One of the real perks of this theme park, located southeast of Williamsburg, is that it truly does have something ... read more»

Williamsburg Winery
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: Though this winery is only an approximate 10-minute drive south of central Williamsburg, travelers describe it as a decent daytrip ... read more»

Monuments and Memorials, Sightseeing | Map It

Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: You've probably heard the legends of the settlers that first arrived in the spring of 1607; of Captain John ... read more»

Yorktown Battlefield
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.0

Why go: With so many spots devoted to colonial and Revolutionary history in the Williamsburg area, what makes Yorktown Battlefield so special ... read more»

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