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Yorktown Battlefield

1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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A Scenic Drive through History!

Before visiting the battlefield, we went to the visitor’s center to watch the 12 minute movie and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amy C
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Surreal

Stepping into the trenches of the battlefield was something like no other!!! Breathtaking!!!! My... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Yvonne D
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“driving tour” (286 reviews)
“visitor center” (167 reviews)
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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
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+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before visiting the battlefield, we went to the visitor’s center to watch the 12 minute movie and to pick up the map and the audio tour CD. It was all so informative and really told the story as you drove the path.

Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stepping into the trenches of the battlefield was something like no other!!! Breathtaking!!!! My kids are history buffs and thought it was the coolest part of the trip! They do have guided tours but we didn’t do that this time.

Thank Yvonne D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have a group that meets for lunch at the Yorktown Pub monthly. It's a casual place. They have a good selection of burgers, sandwiches, and other entrees. My personal favorite is their New England style clam chowder. The wait staff is friendly and efficient,...More

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Advice: never hesitate to ask questions to the volunteers who work in the park. We learned about Slabtown, how and why the earthworks were removed and restructuring. And that those hills are filled with black snakes do stay on the paths. A great visit And...More

Thank stumbleabout
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This National Park site is amazing. The visitors center has an outstanding movie overview of the battle and all parties involved. The museum has George Washington's actual field tents. The drive through the actual sites of the battle gives time to contemplate the extent of...More

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the ride through this park. So much history! I recommend this park for everyone. Bring your children and let them see that freedom is not free!

Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family headed to the park for the day. Kids did the junior ranger program. We did a great tour with with an interpreter guide. Rode the trolley to the historical town. Walked the streets of the old town and toured the Nelson House. The trolley...More

Thank shelleyv24
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the audio tour (buy the CD from the visitor's center for $5). The signs at the stops are informative and the grounds are well maintained.

Thank Lisa I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The self-guided car tour is good. Since the battlefield stretches over quite some distance a car is necessary to see it all. You get a good look and feel for the deciding battle in the Revolutionary War.

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to see and understand the topography and geography of the battle that essentially ended the Revolutionary War. Our Ranger provided an excellent overview with great insights to the thoughts and rationale behind the decisions of many of the senior officers who fought...More

Thank Rick P
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Carla T
June 17, 2018|
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Response from shelleyv24 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center closes at 5pm but the park is open 6am until sunset. Also the historical town roads that are closed for foot traffic during the day open up to vehicles in the evening.
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Mineral2004
May 14, 2017|
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Response from BASLAD | Reviewed this property |
I was by myself so I could move along at my own pace. I did the visitor Center and took my time on the roads around the park, reading each sign. I spent at least 3 hours. I would highly recommend the American Revolution... More
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sonyaandfamily
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
The roads through the battlefield are standard 2-lane roads. As with other battlefields around the country, you stop, park, and walk to the point of interest. At several of the stops there are parking lots capable of... More
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