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Things to do in Williamsburg

 

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Historic Jamestowne
Ranked #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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Ranked #2 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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Ranked #3 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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Ranked #4 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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Ranked #5 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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Ranked #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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Ranked #7 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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Ranked #8 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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Ranked #9 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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Ranked #10 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 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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Ranked #11 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
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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Ranked #12 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #13 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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Ranked #14 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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Ranked #15 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Parks
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Ranked #16 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Golf Courses
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Ranked #17 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites
The first mental institution in North America.
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Ranked #18 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #19 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #20 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #21 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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Ranked #22 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #23 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #24 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
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Ranked #25 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Shops
The Craft House sells authentic reproductions of Colonial goods and furniture.
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Ranked #26 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Dinner Theaters; Performances
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Ranked #27 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Williamsburg's Premiere Practice Facility-Driving Range, Batting Cages and Mini Golf. Also featuring a fully stocked pro shop... more » Owner description: Williamsburg's Premiere Practice Facility-Driving Range, Batting Cages and Mini Golf. Also featuring a fully stocked pro shop displaying top apparel and equipment from industry leading sports manufacturers. Full deli featuring the freshest Boar Head meats, Sports bar with 4 large flat screen Tv's with Surround sound. « less
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Ranked #28 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #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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Ranked #30 of 51 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Trails
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