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Williamsburg Walking Tours

441 Prince George St., Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-634-2452
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Ranked #6 of 30 Activities in Williamsburg
Type: Walking tours
Owner description: Our one-hour Ghostly Tales tour takes you through Williamsburg's historic area in the evening. You will be introduced to the historic importance of... more » Owner description: Our one-hour Ghostly Tales tour takes you through Williamsburg's historic area in the evening. You will be introduced to the historic importance of each site visited, you will hear of the local ghostly legends that surround them, and of recent encounters with the spirits that reside there. Our Walk About History is a 1/2-hour introduction to the history of Williamsburg - its historical importance, its development in the 18th century, glimpses into daily life of the colonial inhabitants, and its modern restoration. An excellent choice if you have limited time to visit Williamsburg, or are looking for an in-depth orientation before touring the town on your own. « less
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Williamsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've enjoyed the walking your for all the facts I learned. Did you know williamsburgs award winning oak was only 60-70yrs old. Joey knows. He has the greatest knowledge of any of the guides I've followed through the downtown area. If you have a free night and Joey is available, you'll never spend the early evening more entertained. Check out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We recently enjoyed an evening Ghost Tour with WWT and hosted by Trish. We met at 6:30 (shortly before dark in Oct ) and the tour lasted an hour. The walk included visits to residences of many influential colonists, all with an interesting tale in their own time and still today! Trish has unbound knowledge of this piece of Virginia... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Saturday evening 5 of us (3 women; 2 men) took this tour. What a blast! Our guide, Trish, was delightful. Her knowledge went far beyond what you usually find on a tour like this. Her presentation was relaxed and fun. We had such a good time and were so impressed with Trish, that we are going to go back to... More

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Del City
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Williamsburg. Learned some new history and enjoyed the stories that were told during the tours. My wife had to use a scooter as cannot do much walking and even she said it was a great visit. There are lots to see so our recommendation would be to purchase the 3 day pass. It is well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Of all the ghost tours out there, this one is for the history buffs. Our guide Joey, a current W&M student, was incredibly knowledgable and entertaining. I was a former student at the college (and have been on several ghost tours in the past) but I learned more on this tour than any other. I personally don't believe in ghosts... More

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited many historic buildings in the historic district. The rebuilt governor's palace, the Capitol building and especially the church where many noted persons of the time sat in the pews. George Washington, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Harrison to name a few.

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Took the Ghost Tales Tour with Trish and she was great! Very interesting and informative. Made the tour open minded enough for believers or non-believers of the paranormal. Gave stories with several options as to what could be occurring. Very informed in the local history that accompanied the stories. Although unable to enter some of the Colonial Williamsburg buildings the... More

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WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this review

We certainly appreciate your kind comments. We try to make all of our tours -- Ghostly Tales, Walk About History, African American History in Williamsburg, and the seasonal tours at Christmas and Valentine's Day -- as interesting and informative as possible. We believe our depth of research and interaction with guests serve to set us apart from other tour companies,... More

Pipestem, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Every American should visit Wiliamsburg, Virginia. There is so much history there. This is a wonderful trip for school-aged children. I do think the children should be at least 8-10 to really enjoy the tour- lots of walking. Smaller groups are better; more interaction with the guides.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I took a tour with Joey. He was very engaging, and was able to answer all of our questions about the city's history. The only negative was the tired toddler that slowed the group down. I would definitely recommend Williamsburg Walking Tours for those over 6. It has something to offer for both history buffs and ghost hunters!!

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I loved it. It was a wonderful experience. I highly recommend. Must spend 2 days. Great for school kids

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