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Colonial Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA
#1 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The historic Old Town Williamsburg is an absolute must see! Lots of history from the Revolutionary War era with loads of sites to see! Do yourself a favor and purchase a week long pass at the Visitor's Center to a...
Great trip!!! Learned a lot about life in the 1770’s, lots of great sights (especially the wonderful fireworks), and had lots of great food.
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George Wythe House Williamsburg, VA
#2 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Amazing Historic Site
It was very educational and as well as the other site the home was huge and beautiful.
Historic Jamestowne Williamsburg, VA
#3 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
We, an extended family from 84 to 8, enjoyed every bit...the NPS visitor center and intro presentation, the NPS museum, walking the site self-guided (2 Bald Eagles, too), the Archaeological museum, and best of all...
The park rangers and archaeologists are knowledgeable and love to share what they have learned about the area I highly recommend setting aside several hours to tour the on-site museum that contains thousands of ar...
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Colonial Parkway Yorktown, VA
#4 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The Colonial Parkway is a pleasant scenic drive that connects Yorktown (with its historic battlefields and York River) with Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, site of early settlement in America.
There are areas where you can pull off the main road as well and enjoy beautiful views of the James and York Rivers and several other wetland areas which attract many species of birds and their nesting sites, incl...
Bassett Hall Williamsburg, VA
#5 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The guide was extremely knowledgeable about this very interesting site.
Wow! What a view!
Governor's Palace Williamsburg, VA
#6 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
All sights in Colonial Williamsburg are excellent, but touring this palace and gardens was a highlight!
Very well done and recreated and it gives you a wonderful view into how the upper crust lived in Williamsburg in the late 16th, early 17th century.
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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Yorktown, VA
#7 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
This amazing site, which just opened a few months ago, blends the past with modern technology to give you an amazing education on the history of Yorktown, and the American Revolution.
I loved sharing the information with our 4th and 5th grade students when they study the Revolutionary War and get to see pictures of my visit to the actual historic sites and the well planned exhibit centers.
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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Williamsburg, VA
#8 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
... that is still active, you will be amazed at the simplicity and awed by the history behind the church from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson attending services to the largest colonial burial site in virginia.
Parch volunteers take visitors on tours that are informative and interesting, pointing out every possible detail about this historic site.
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Wren Building Williamsburg, VA
#9 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The view from the Wren building to the Capitol is spectacular.
What an amazing site to see.
The College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
#10 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The art museums are nearby, lots of shopping, beautiful views!
Many historic sites are a short stroll away.
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Jamestown Settlement Williamsburg, VA
#11 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The Jamestown Settlement visitor center is well-designed, so after buying your ticket in the lobby, see the informative film and give yourself plenty of time to view the excellent museum galleries that explain hum...
Located on the actual site of the settlement established in the 1600s, this state-run Jamestown historic site includes a museum, replica villages of both the Powhatan Indians and the Jamestown settlers along with...
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Jamestown Glasshouse Williamsburg, VA
#12 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
... of the remains of the actual furnaces is brilliant!! Really convenient on the way to Historic Jamestown Island, easy parking and walk up, and a beautiful location to take in the view of the river as well.
Nestled between the settlement and historic sites the glass house offers a glimpse at how things were made....but the real gem is the working glass works with glass blowing and shop where you an buy glasswares mad...
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Yorktown Battlefield Yorktown, VA
#13 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The family-friendly audio driving tour purchased in the gift shop is a great way to view the extensive earthen fortifications and Surrender Field while hearing the accompanying history.
The Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Centre is on the original site of the settlement at Yorktown and is an active archaeological site where they are still uncovering artefacts which they display in a lovely little mu...
Colonial Williamsburg Capitol Building Williamsburg, VA
#14 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
We took one of the general tours with our 9 year old twin boys, we are often reluctant to do tours because my husband wants to spend more time at a site and my kids grow bored - but this tour was perfect!
The Capitol is reconstructed on its original site and is operated and interpreted by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Public Hospital Museum Williamsburg, VA
#15 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
If you get tired there is a good cafe on site for a rejuvenating snack and drink.
A concise view of how the mentally ill were treated in early America
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Yorktown Victory Monument Yorktown, VA
#16 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The Yorktown Victory Monument is extremely tall (84 feet granite base,14 foot Liberty statute) and located on a beautiful site overlooking the York River.
Beautiful area of Yorktown at the monument and all within walking distance of many interesting historic sites
Riverwalk Landing Yorktown, VA
#17 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Enjoyed dinner at the Riverwalk Restaurant and the enjoyed the view and breeze on Riverwalk Landing.
Great place to eat, walk, take in the sights and just relax!
Saint Bede Catholic Church Williamsburg, VA
#18 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Parishioners have been asked to park off-site and take a trolley for the Easter Masses.
Not sure I would make a special trip to view the church but a great place to take the family to mass.
Colonial National Historical Park Yorktown, VA
#19 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The park includes museums, battlefields, nature walks, reconstructed forts, an indian village, games, bivouacs, piers, wildlife, river views, archaeological digs and historic commerce sites in Yorktown, Jamestown...
Easy walkabout near the other historic sites in the History Triangle of Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown.
Yorktown National Cemetery Yorktown, VA
#20 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
There are about 2,000 people buried here but 2/3 of this cemetery are unknown, with many graves unmarked and more than one soldier in a grave site.
Grave sites from revolutionary, civil and WW1.
The Gallery at York Hall Yorktown, VA
#21 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Moore House Yorktown, VA
#22 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Grace Episcopal Church Yorktown, VA
#23 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
The Everard House Williamsburg, VA
#24 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
US Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, VA
#25 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Mill Farm Christmas Trees and Berries Williamsburg, VA
#26 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Ideal site for photo ops for Christmas cards and other family memories.
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Williamsburg, VA
#27 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
St. George Tucker House Williamsburg, VA
#28 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church Williamsburg, VA
#29 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg
Calvary Chapel Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA
#30 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Greater Williamsburg