Williamsburg, Virginia

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  • Williamsburg: Ultimate and Bone Chilling Ghost Tour

    1. Williamsburg: Ultimate and Bone Chilling Ghost Tour

    Embark on the ultimate, bone-chilling, haunted, and historical adventure of either 60 or 90 minutes through the ghostly streets of Colonial Williamsburg to experience up to 12 of the most haunted locations in town. After meeting your experienced and licensed tour guides, learn about the centuries-old history of one of the nation's oldest colonies and hear obscure and fascinating tales of eyewitness accounts that occurred at all of the haunted locations.  Follow the amazing storytellers as they bring you deeper through the eerily-lit colonial streets to Bruton Parish Church, over 350 years old, surrounded on all sides by a spooky cemetery. Continue on your journey to sites of grizzly bloodshed which took place in the streets of Williamsburg during the Battle of Williamsburg, and walk on the haunted ground where piles of hapless soldiers' lay buried — right beneath your feet. Stand in th...

    The guide was very entertaining with details about the people and history of Williamsburg.

  • Colonial Williamsburg: Self-Guided Walking Tour

    2. Colonial Williamsburg: Self-Guided Walking Tour

    On this self-guided walking tour where an app is your guide, narrator, and map all in one, explore Colonial Williamsburg, a beautifully restored colonial town full of actors living out the lives of 18th century Americans. Your tour begins at Colonial Williamsburg’s visitor center just north of the town center. As you walk south, you’ll learn about the earliest residents of Williamsburg and the Native Americans who called this place home when the first European settlers arrived. The first major landmark you’ll arrive at is the Peyton Randolph House, a gorgeous home dating back to 1715. Its former owner was a key revolutionary figure, though you might not have heard about him in school. Next, arrive at the Fife and Drum Building, where you’ll learn about the importance these simple instruments had during battles. If you’re lucky, you may also catch a performance of Colonial Williamsburg...

  • Williamsburg: Busch Gardens Ticket & Water Country Option

    3. Williamsburg: Busch Gardens Ticket & Water Country Option

    Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, is the world’s most beautiful theme park, as voted year after year since 1990. Wander through the classic European themed and artfully landscaped villages, resembling the Parisian streets of France, the hamlets of Scotland and the Oktoberfest celebrations of Germany. Explore all nine villages centered around six countries. Kids can sing with Elmo, feed a lorikeet and ride between mom and dad on a thrilling kid coaster all in the same day! After catching one of the many entertaining shows, head over to award-winning roller coasters inspired by Old World legends like the Apollo, the Griffin, and the Loch Ness monster. From virtual reality to carousels, everyone one in the family will find an activity they love and create cherished memories to think back on for years to come! Animal Exhibits: Spend some time at Highland Stables an...

    Had a great time but I do wish there was an option online for the quick que to be purchased with ticket. All in all, great time.

  • Williamsburg: Epic Culinary Tour with Tastings

    4. Williamsburg: Epic Culinary Tour with Tastings

    Take a fun walking tour through downtown Williamsburg, visiting 9 local eateries and restaurants in a single afternoon. Taste the specialty from each place as you discover hidden facts about some of the restaurants, and get an introduction to downtown Williamsburg’s culinary scene.  Come hungry, because this tour will have you sampling cheeses, beer, peanuts, frozen yogurt, and more. See how fudge is made at Kilwins, and then get to try their famous products. Taste some of the best mac and cheese on the planet at Blue Talon Bistro.  Head to the Wythe Candy Shop to try an assortment of chocolates, and  stop at Paul's Deli for some homemade pizza. Taste spices at Spice and Tea Exchange, and visit the Justified Bakery for samples of gourmet desserts. With a wide variety of foods to try, there is something to please any palate.

    Unique walking tour through the downtown area, learning the history, sampling local goodies, and getting samples & discounts to use for purchases.

  • From DC: Overnight Tour to Historic Williamsburg, Virginia

    5. From DC: Overnight Tour to Historic Williamsburg, Virginia

    This one-of-a-kind tour is an overnight excursion that takes you from Washington, DC to Williamsburg, VA, one of America’s most popular historic destinations.  You'll depart at 8:00 AM from Washington DC, with a comfortable 3-hour ride through Virginia to Williamsburg, home of the country’s beginnings. Upon arrival in Williamsburg, proceed to visit the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Here you’ll learn all about the story of the nation’s founding, from the end of the colonial period to the dawn of the Constitution and beyond. In the evening, you’ll have free time to try out one of Colonial Williamsburg’s historic taverns. After breakfast the following morning, you’ll visit one of the most historic sites in the USA, Jamestown Settlement. This city was founded in 1607 as the US’s first permanent English colony. You will arrive back in D.C. at around 5:30 PM.

  • From DC: Colonial Williamsburg and Historical Triangle Tour

    6. From DC: Colonial Williamsburg and Historical Triangle Tour

    The adventure begins with pickup from your accommodation in Washington, DC and heads to Jamestown, Virginia. Learn how Jamestown was the first English settlement in North America, as well as the original capital of the state. Explore historic Jamestown with your guide, and admire the remnants of Fort James. Next, visit the reconstructed Glasshouse of 1608 and walk in the footsteps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. Continue onto Colonial Williamsburg, and enjoy a guided walk through the world’s largest living history museum. Travel back in time as you stroll through this historic site, complete with costumed actors who bring this revolutionary town to life. Before heading back to DC, visit Yorktown and check out the battlefield where General George Washington fought in the Revolutionary War. At the end of a fascinating experience, soak up views of the Colonial Parkway on the return...

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Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 16 reviews

William, our guide, was awesome! He was very captivating and easy to hear amongst our group. I would highly recommend this tour and William as your guide.

Had a great time but I do wish there was an option online for the quick que to be purchased with ticket. All in all, great time.

We really enjoyed the Jamestown Settlement. It was all interesting to us.

Keel was helpful funny on time And very smart young man

William was a wonderful guide and great storyteller