Williamsburg VA Attractions | Historic Attractions, Theme Parks & Other Events
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Watch history come to life! Experience 18th-century America at Colonial Williamsburg, the nation’s largest living history museum. Visit Jamestown Settlement’s galleries, film and outdoor interpretive areas, and Historic Jamestowne, the original site where John Smith and company established the first permanent English colony in the New World. Travel to Yorktown Battlefield, Yorktown Victory Center and Historic Yorktown to learn more about the Revolutionary War’s most decisive battle. This is America’s Historic Triangle, and there’s no better place to have fun exploring our nation’s rich history.
Coasters. Shows. Fun.
Big thrills are big fun—and you’ll find both in Williamsburg. Ride world-class roller coasters at Busch Gardens, the European-themed park with 350 acres of fun rides, children’s attractions, animal shows and live entertainment.
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Plantation on the James River Berkeley is the most historic plantation on the James River. Visit the site of the first official Thanksgiving (1619), as well as the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison and President William Henry Harrison.Learn More
Visit Busch Gardens for excitement and thrills on your next Williamsburg vacation. Explore six European themed countries and countless pulse-pounding thrill rides at Busch Gardens in Virginia.Learn More
Experience the American Revolution in the 21st century with a visit to historic Colonial Williamsburg. Explore, discover and enjoy all that Colonial Williamsburg has to offer. Purchase tickets online today.Learn More
Founded in 1607, Historic Jamestowne offers a wealth of activities to bring you back in time to the first permanent English settlement in North America. Discover our past at Historic Jamestowne.Learn More
A revolutionary riverfront treasure. Before the cannon fire on the battlefields and the forming of a new nation, there was Yorktown. Learn More
Immerse yourself in the world of America's first permanent English colonists with a visit to Jamestown Settlement. Historic Jamestowne comes to life with special tours and interpretive programs.Learn More
Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum and 4-D Theater provides year round entertainment. Our Museum features 11 galleries with over 350 exhibits.Learn More
Home of President John Tyler, 10th President of the United States. One of America's most complete plantation grounds.Learn More
Now this is a plantation. What does Shirley Plantation have to offer that no other plantation can? We tell the story of the Hill-Carter family, eye witnesses to eleven generations of American history.Learn More
Founded in 1693, the College of William and Mary is the nation's second oldest college.Learn More
Just three miles from Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country USA is the mid-atlantic's premier water park. Come experience thrilling water rides or relax on one of the parks free lounge chairs.Learn More
The Williamsburg Botanical Garden is located in Freedom Park, a two-acre ellipse that will be seen by visitors approaching the parking area.Learn More
Wines produced here are appealing to a broad range of wine lovers from the occasional wine drinker to the enthusiast. Guided tours and tastings available.Learn More
See where American independence was won at the Yorktown Battlefield, administered by the National Park Service as part of the Colonial National Historical Park. Learn More
Join the Alliance and step back into history aboard this 105 foot gaff-rigged schooner. The Alliance sails from Yorktown Virginia in the summer months and Caribbean Islands in the winter months. Learn More
The story of the American Revolution unfolds. To gain an understanding of events that led to America's war for independence and the impact of the war upon ordinary men and women, start your tour here.Learn More
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