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Address: Colonial Willamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
Phone Number: 757-897-9600
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Excellent guide!

We found John Sutton on TripAdvisor and are so happy we booked him. As others have done, we spent a whole day touring Jamestown and Yorktown. He really did make the history and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Central Texas
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Central Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We found John Sutton on TripAdvisor and are so happy we booked him. As others have done, we spent a whole day touring Jamestown and Yorktown. He really did make the history and the people come alive for us. We would never have gotten as much from visiting these sights on our own and we learned so much. If you... More 

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Southfield, Michigan
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We spent all day Tursday with John doing historic Jamestown and Yorktown. The stories never stopped and desire for more grew with each new story. We'd do it again at the drop of a cannon ball...oops hat!

1 Thank chasnave
Jupiter, Florida
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89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I found John on the internet and couldn't of been happier with the result. Spring for a private tour with John and then go back and spend more time with the things that really interest you. His insight and historical stories will keep you wanting more. Very responsible and punctual. We had a group of five and thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

1 Thank dsalmasian
Port Deposit, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have been a teacher for 17 years in Maryland. I have taken my 5th grade class on an overnight Williamsburg-Jamestown field trip for the past 12 years. About eight years ago I met Mr. Sutton as our Williamsburg Ghost tour guide. He has become the highlight of our trip. He had my kids engaged from their first steps off... More 

4 Thank david b
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73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went on a 2 hour private tour of Colonial Williamsburg with John Sutton. He knows his history and we enjoyed our tour very much and learned a lot, too. We highly recommend him -- he's personable, entertaining, and very smart, too. He really helped us to understand what was going on in Colonial Williamsburg during that time.

1 Thank Fayebird
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

John met us on time, and the rest was history.... Literally! This guy knows his stuff! My kids were fascinated (as was I) with his Jamestown tour. He has 100 stories each one made you go -wow! Interesting, not preachy. Just a few of the cool facts we learned - why nautical speed is measured in "knots", and Why does... More 

2 Thank Heatherlamneck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have been very fortunate to have traveled around the world. We have had many private guides, however, John stands out as one of the most superior. His knowledge, enthusiasm, storytelling ability , and his visual aids make the tour of Jamestown one of the most memorable tours we have experienced. Thanks, John!

1 Thank Wendy G
Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Met john on Wednesday evening for a ghost tour through colonial williamsburg. What a treat it was. He had lots of stories, of ghost sightings as well history of the area. We took several pics which my son has shown us with images and spots that we wonder if they are the ghosts! We also enjoyed our visit with Emma!... More 

1 Thank november728
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My company employs John with Colonial Tours for private tours for VIP guests and families. His knowledge of the history of Williamsburg and Jamestown is both informative and entertaining. His "insight" in to the life of our fore fathers really puts you in the moment of their experiences and their time in history. I have attended John's tours with our... More 

Thank 518Diane_W
Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Our family of 14 which included 7 grandparents and parents and 7 children ages 1,2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 had a terrific experience with John Sutton as our tour guide both during our visit to Williamsburg and in advance of our trip providing ideas to consider as we were planning our visit. He was helpful in guiding our choice... More 

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