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What a Beautiful Drive

Driving the parkway in the fall is a must. The colors were amazing as were the views. I wish that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Evil_E207
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Savannah
Beautiful Drive

The leaves were changing colors which made the picturesque drive even better. This is a must see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daveyboysju
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Yorktown, VA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Driving the parkway in the fall is a must. The colors were amazing as were the views. I wish that all my drives looked like this. A sight that must be seen to be appreciated!

Thank Evil_E207
Reviewed 1 week ago

The leaves were changing colors which made the picturesque drive even better. This is a must see drive that will create a peaceful feeling.

Thank Daveyboysju
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Colonial Parkway takes you from historic Jamestown to historic Yorktown passing through and under historic Williamsburg along the way. This unmarked highway is loaded with beautiful scenery from trees, to creeks, rivers, ponds, farms, tunnels, etc. An absolutely beautiful, unspoiled drive in this historic...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been many years since I had been on this beautiful parkway and I wasn't disappointed! It is as lovely as always. Just a little disappointed the foliage hadn't turned colors!

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beautiful James and York Rivers next to the historic Colonial Parkway is a real treasure. Open land or wooded the Colonial Parkway is picture perfect. Driving down the Colonial Parkway every mile being a history lesson.Drive the Colonial Parkway in Virginia and see if...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area visiting Yorktown and Jamestown, it is worth your time to drive the Colonial Parkway between the two instead of using the nearby interstate. The cobbled road is two-lanes through beautiful forests and, as there are no stoplights, you can...More

Thank tx32f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect way to travel between Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. The low speed limits (35 or 45 mph) make it easy to pull off the road at designated locations where signs describe the historical significance of the area. Particularly good in the...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling through time on the trail of Virginia's Colonial History? Take the Colonial Parkway not the crowded roads of today. You will enjoy the shady-wooded trek and the quiet, reflective mood created on the Parkway.

Thank buhlgl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited in Oct and it was NOT crowded at all. We spent about 4 hours here and it was a gorgeous day to stroll thru the village and shops.

Thank Floridaskimmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Parkway is beautiful, but we didn't like the fact that there are no lines on the road..some people were not sure where to drive and kept going into the middle of the three lanes on the road...kind of confusing. We saw so many deer...More

Thank Tracey M
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mary-ellen a
15 August 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
The Parkway runs right past the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor's Center. However, you will be be around the middle of the parkway as Yorktown is one end and Jamestown is the Other. This is considered the historic Triangle... More
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Brenda I
22 June 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...of course. It is open year round and locals use it to avoid I-64 when it gets jammed up or they want a peaceful, easy drive. There are a lot of historical markers and pull-offs. I great place to go star gazing as the... More
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Maureen C
29 March 2017|
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Response from Rich M | Reviewed this property |
We typically cycle from Yorktown to Williamsburg, grab a bite at the Wine @ Cheese shop at Merchant's Square, then return back to Yorktown for Ben & Jerry's
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