Reasons to Visit Williamsburg, Virginia

From historic tours and stunning coastlines to shopping adventures and theme-park fun, there's plenty to explore in Williamsburg, Virginia. 

One of Williamsburg's many breweries
One of Williamsburg's many breweries
Segway tours in Greater Williamsburg
Segway tours in Greater Williamsburg
Waterfront dining
Wining and dining on the waterfront
Boy petting ship at living museum
A boy pets a sheep at a colonial living history museum
Historic ship in Jamestown
Historic ship in Jamestown
Shopping in Williamsburg
Shopping in Williamsburg
One of Williamsburg's many breweries
Segway tours in Greater Williamsburg
Waterfront dining
Boy petting ship at living museum
Historic ship in Jamestown
Shopping in Williamsburg

Just a short drive from Washington, DC, the spirit of America is alive and well in Greater Williamsburg — where colonial meets cool. Come discover what makes this vibrant area among the New York Times's “52 Places To Go in 2019."

Explore the grounds of America's first settlement in Jamestown, or shop along the quaint streets of historic Williamsburg. Discover the sights, sounds and tastes of America's earliest days, or lace up your trainers to enjoy new world amenities and top-rated outdoor activities. Though Greater Williamsburg has long held distinction for its historic charm and landmarks, it’s the coastal beauty, emerging leisure activities and gracious hospitality that makes it a must-visit.

Make it a multi-day stay in Williamsburg’s city centre, and you’re sure to enjoy many of the region’s most exciting new restaurants, breweries and wineries — all within walking distance. Escape a hedge maze, thrill-seek at the theme park, play a round of golf or savour lagers and ales in a pub. Every day is yours to invent, and when the day is spent, settle into any one of the top-rated hotels that line the historic district. If you prefer the beach, calm waters and spectacular sunsets await in Yorktown, where Segway tours, fishing rods and boogie boards are in constant motion along the breathtaking coastline.

Whether the trail you forge is steeped in history or alive with a uniquely American hunger for new discoveries, it leads to Greater Williamsburg.

Find more on what there is to see and do in Greater Williamsburg! Request your free Visit Williamsburg official guide today!

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