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Colonial Williamsburg

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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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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.
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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Reviewed yesterday

As you wander through Colonial Williamsburg, you will have the opportunity to interact with docents who make 18th century come alive

Thank Madeline103119148
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoy returning to Colonial Williamsburg often. So much history here. Everyone should visit the history of our nation. Our founding fathers were so wise

Thank Bill W
Reviewed yesterday

We love strolling through the streets of Colonial WIlliamsburg. This was my first December visit. I loved all of the old time decorations. The town is simply beautiful this time of year. We checked out the gardens and what was growing this time of year....More

Thank flionlady
Reviewed yesterday

We walked around and saw everything there in two days. We made reservations ahead for dinner and I highly recommend doing that. However, you can check back and see if there's another time slot due to cancelations. There is a lot of walking, so wear...More

Thank UpstateNYer_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited for 3 days. Pros: Great place, very educational. Lots of neat buildings and character interactions. Gives you a great feel for the time period. Cons: a lot of 20-30 min tours in the big buildings. The only way to just walk freely through...More

Thank moe603
Reviewed 3 days ago

For the first time in 34 years and many visits, we purchased tickets, and did not regret it ! We enjoyed the shops and houses we never visited and had a great time.

Thank OJ1961
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

American history meets shops full of junk from China. Obviously we can not make a kids 1800 felt hat in the USA?

Thank SiouxFallsMike
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not our first time to Williamsburg but the first time in December. Loved all the shops decorated for the holidays. Specialty candy, bakery and peanut store got us in the Christmas spirit. We were there after 6 p.m. on a Sunday. Once past the area...More

Thank Sprout211
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this trip we came for the Grand Illumination. I have not been to Williamsburg in over 20 years and it was spectacular! The colonial actors made you feel as if you had slipped into a Christmastide moment of time. It was glorious! The...More

Thank caensley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Williamsburg in the winter and it was a wonderful time. I always enjoy walking the area.

Thank lisabG7806SJ
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Melissa C
28 November 2017|
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Response from FLChristianMom | Reviewed this property |
The Williamsburg Inn serves a Christmas buffet.
8 November 2017|
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Response from Bibby36 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry this was my first time in the area. Call the property and ask for a manager. They will direct you to the most appropriate person to answer your questions?
6 November 2017|
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Response from consolef | Reviewed this property |
Walking and carriage tours.