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Ranked #1 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Go Ape Treetop Adventure & Treetop Junior (NEW for 2013!)Go Ape! Treetop Adventure:Scramble up cargo nets, traverse across... more » Owner description: Go Ape Treetop Adventure & Treetop Junior (NEW for 2013!)Go Ape! Treetop Adventure:Scramble up cargo nets, traverse across rope bridges and take-off on zip lines 40-50 feet above the ground! Go Ape is a highly interactive 2-3 hour treetop adventure where you’ll explore the forest canopy via 5 ziplines and awesome obstacles. Treetop Adventure Limitations: Supervision ratios must be met: 1 adult for every 2 kids between the ages of 10 and 15 and 1 adult for every 5 kids between the ages of 16 and 17. Minimum age: 10 years old. Minimum height: 4ft 7in. Maximum weight: 285 lbs (subject to harness fit)Go Ape! Treetop Junior:Junior Tarzans can swing through the treetops and enjoy a fun-filled experience of tree-to-tree crossings, obstacles, and 2 ziplines at heights of 20 feet above the ground!Treetop Junior Limitations:• Supervision ratios must be met: 1 adult for every 6 kids age 6 and older, and 1 adult for every 2 kids younger than 6 years old. All ages Minimum height: 3ft 3in. Maximum weight: 285 lbs (subject to harness fit) « less
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Ranked #2 of 37 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 Preservation Virginia. « less
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Ranked #3 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums; 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 #4 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.
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Ranked #5 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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 #6 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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 #7 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums; 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 #8 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Home of Mr. and Mrs. John Rockefeller Jr. decorated in 18th-century furnishings.
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Ranked #9 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Ships; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; 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 #11 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
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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 #12 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Amusement 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 #14 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Nature and Parks
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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Ranked #15 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Golf Courses; Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #16 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #18 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: ; National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The first mental institution in North America.
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Ranked #20 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Historic Sites; Bar/ Clubs
An elegant historic tavern in Colonial Williamsburg.
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Ranked #21 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 37 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 #23 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #25 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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 #26 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #27 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: This Century Art Gallery exhibits a wide variety of contemporary paintings, sculpture, and crafts by outstanding regional and... more » Owner description: This Century Art Gallery exhibits a wide variety of contemporary paintings, sculpture, and crafts by outstanding regional and national artists. The Gallery, adjacent to Merchants Square and the Historic Area in Williamsburg, Virginia, occupies a unique 1920 Sears Roebuck house that was modernized in the 1980s.The gallery also leases a 1,400 sq. ft. space in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center to conduct its expanding art education programs. Classes and workshops for adults and children are held at the facility on a continuing basis. The gallery is open Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Mondays. It is free and open to the public. « less
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Ranked #28 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
A 55,000-foot indoor waterpark.
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Ranked #30 of 37 attractions in Williamsburg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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