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#1 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the... more » Owner description: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the site of James Fort has changed our understanding of the struggles and triumphs of early 1600s life in Virginia. Living history programs and an archaeology museum tell the story of this dramatic rediscovery. The site is jointly administered by the National Park Service and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation on behalf of Preservation Virginia. « less
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#2 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous... more » Owner description: Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous American sons of colonial Virginia: Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. « less
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#3 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: A vast collection (8,000 objects) from 17th, 18th and early 19th century America are on display at the DeWitt Wallace... more » Owner description: A vast collection (8,000 objects) from 17th, 18th and early 19th century America are on display at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. « less
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#4 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites
The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.
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#5 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: 19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich... more » Owner description: 19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. « less
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#6 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: The Sir Christopher Wren building, the oldest college building in America, is one of several historical attractions on the... more » Owner description: The Sir Christopher Wren building, the oldest college building in America, is one of several historical attractions on the campus of this second-oldest university in the U.S., which boasts four U.S. presidents among its graduates. « less
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#7 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites
Home of Mr. and Mrs. John Rockefeller Jr. decorated in 18th-century furnishings.
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#8 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
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#9 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience... more » Owner description: Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our art museums, unleash your kids' inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave. « less
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#10 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks

Busch Gardens is an action-packed European-themed adventure park boasting more than 350 acres of fun-filled world exploration. Guests can combine family-friendly experiences and... more »

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#11 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#12 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays and performances and shows... more » Owner description: Located in Merchant's Square of Colonial Williamsburg, the Kimball Theatre hosts live plays and performances and shows independent films in a beautiful historic venue. « less
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#13 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Amusement/ Theme Parks

Water Country USA entertains guests with some of the world's largest, greatest, state-of-the-art water rides and attractions, spectacular entertainment, shopping and... more »

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#14 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Thirty-six holes of championship golf include the Gold Course, a demanding shotmaker's design, and the Green Course, an... more » Owner description: Thirty-six holes of championship golf include the Gold Course, a demanding shotmaker's design, and the Green Course, an eminently playable layout with a handful of water hazards. « less
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#15 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Golf Courses
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#16 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Fifty-four holes of golf, designed by award-winning architect Dan Maples, is touted to be a true player's course, challenging... more » Owner description: Fifty-four holes of golf, designed by award-winning architect Dan Maples, is touted to be a true player's course, challenging the skills of pros and amateurs alike. « less
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#17 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: State Parks
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#18 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Parks
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#19 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Owner description: Eco Discovery Park is your year-round destination for bike and kayak rentals. Bike or paddle areas where America’s founders... more » Owner description: Eco Discovery Park is your year-round destination for bike and kayak rentals. Bike or paddle areas where America’s founders once traveled; from Jamestown to Williamsburg and areas in between.We are located across from Jamestown Settlement and offer bike and kayak rentals, a full-service marina and a marina store stocked with cold beverages, snacks, ice cream, bait, tackle and boat supplies.Our close proximity to the Virginia Capital Trail and Jamestown Island make us the perfect location for a leisurely bike ride. If a longer mileage ride is your cup of tea, we have opportunities for you also. Take a ride on the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown and back —your chance for a long bike ride along the scenic York River. The cycling opportunities in our area are endless!If you prefer a quiet paddle along the historic Powhatan Creek, we are your kayak rental destination. Paddle the waterway where Captain John Smith and others traveled as they settled on Jamestown Island. Enjoy the peace and quiet as you view the many birds native to our area. Experience the natural beauty that surround Jamestown; explore by land or water; enjoy eagles, ospreys and herons in their natural habitat. « less
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#20 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites
The first mental institution in North America.
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#21 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
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#22 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas
Themed historic programs, daytime and candlelight tours for young and old.
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#23 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#24 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Owner description: As Williamsburg's newest family attraction, Beyond Bricks provides your master builder with an endless supply of educational... more » Owner description: As Williamsburg's newest family attraction, Beyond Bricks provides your master builder with an endless supply of educational and creative fun! Come play with the largest LEGO(R) collection in Hampton Roads and take building with LEGO(R) bricks to the next level! « less
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#25 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Movie Theaters
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#26 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Trails
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#27 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Dinner Theaters; Performances
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#28 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Owner description: Welcome to “The Comedy Club of Williamsburg”! We invite you to join us for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter. You may... more » Owner description: Welcome to “The Comedy Club of Williamsburg”! We invite you to join us for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter. You may have heard our headliners on XM Serious Satellite Radio and the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. You may have seen them on shows such as Comedy Central, David Letterman, and Americas Got Talent. Many of our Headliners appear on major stages in N.Y. and Vegas! « less
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#29 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Museums; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for everyone. Interactive exhibits, an amazing Vortex... more » Owner description: With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for everyone. Interactive exhibits, an amazing Vortex Tunnel, Virginia's only Impossible LaseRace, Atomic Rush, stunning 4D movies, and a candy shop with 150 different flavors. Now open -Catfish Cove mini golf! « less
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#30 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Shops
The Craft House sells authentic reproductions of Colonial goods and furniture.
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