Williamsburg Virginia - Nearby Attractions

Colonial Williamsburg

a living history museum that has several hundred restored or re-created historical buildings from the 18th century when the city was the capitol of Colonial Virginia

Jamestown Settlement/Yorktown Victory Center

a recreation of the original settlement and a Powhatan Native American village

Busch Gardens & Water Country USA

amusement park is themed to a variety of European country themes


Fort Monroe

originally guarded the navigation channel between the Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads

Hampton History Museum

exhibitions, lectures, cultural presentations, educational activities, oral histories, and other programs, are part of the overall strategy to share the full story of our past and learn from it to understand the present

Hampton University Museum

oldest African American museum in Virginia with galleries dedicated to African American, African, Native American, and Pacific Islander art and artifacts

Virginia Aquarium

exhibits that focus on life in the rivers of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay, and the marine waters just off of Virginia

Farther afield . . .


primary plantation of Founding Father  and President Thomas Jefferson (just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia)

Mount Vernon

primary plantation of Founding Father and President George Washington (south of Washington DC and Alexandria, Virginia)

Washington DC, Arlington Cemetery and Monuments

monuments and memorials honoring American forefathers and heroes


Virginia's Eastern Shore and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel

national seashore and popular outdoor recreation area