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Colonial National Historical Park

1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Worth the drive from Williamsburg

Along the same lines a Williamsburg but on a smaller less commercial scale. A delightful place to... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Northampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
History revisited

Really enjoyed visiting this national treasure of history. To see and stand on the ground where... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Midland, Texas
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An area of southeast Virginia where the following major historical sites/towns are linked by a 23-mile road: Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“visitor center” (10 reviews)
“carriage ride” (2 reviews)
“island drive” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Along the same lines a Williamsburg but on a smaller less commercial scale. A delightful place to walk around and take in the past. Plenty to see and a beach thrown in!

Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Really enjoyed visiting this national treasure of history. To see and stand on the ground where early settlers first immigrated was really moving.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Having visited over many decades, this was a return trip with two granddaughters, now 9 & 11 who were here two years ago. They knew they wanted to visit the palace, the wig maker, and the Milliner for sure. It is good to take the...More

Thank vtcc64
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was the second trip my family has made here. Both times we were able to spread our visit out over a few days. The package deals offered by our hotel made it a good value. Looking at the pricing separately, it seems kinda expensive....More

Thank amy m
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to follow history and to walk around. There are several period correct restaurants that can put you back in time. Allow at least half a day to get the most of it. The meals can be expensive but they will be unforgetable.

Thank alex l
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Colonial Williamsburg has much fulfilled and unfulfilled potential. What they do well they do superbly. They know how to make history come alive and in doing so they don't have to force it to make it relevant, it just becomes transparently, totally relevant. They know...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I loved this place but I think it could do more. As an international visitor it was impossible to use an app. I missed a good map and guide source. They need a rental audio guide and they need a big contextualising film like st...More

1  Thank J0anneM
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have been visiting Colonial Willamsburg since 1964. Every year That I return I find something new to learn. Whether you visit the palace, capital building, Barret Hall, eat at a tavern or take a carriage ride there is something for everyone here.

Thank Birdman45
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Colonial Williamsburg was reconstructed using original foundations and plans of each building, street and businesses. The actors portraying the people of the time are very good at what they do. You get the feel of what it was like to live during the period of...More

Thank T5184AQtimp
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Loved this historical park. As a history teacher, I loved every moment of walking the streets of historical Williamsburg. I loved how people are in character in all of the shops and streets. You feel like you stepped back in time...

Thank Sandy S
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Janet A
5 January 2015|
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Yes, that is definitely doable. My suggestion though would be to get an early start. Sounds like a good travel plan....have fun!!!