Williamsburg Area Attractions
While vacationing in Williamsburg you will enjoy a variety of fun things to do for adults and children of all ages. This one-of-a-kind historic destination offers hundred's of years of exciting history and world famous theme parks such as Busch Gardens & Water Country USA. Relive early American History while touring in downtown Williamsburg, the oldest and largest outdoor museum in America featuring 88 historical buildings to tour, including the Governors Palace, fully restored to their original architectural splendor. Special programs have been included into the daily schedule to portray age related scenarios. Puppet shows, arts & crafts and games are offered to many different age groups. The downtown historic Williamsburg area is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is currently hosting it's annual fall season event Howl-O-Scream. This European themed amusement park has several countries such as Italy, Ireland, Germany, France and England, all of them are currently decorated for Halloween with the scarriest ghosts, gouls and goblins you've ever seen. The park also has some exciting roller coasters, gourmet restaurants, challenging games and speality shops. Live shows are performed daily throughout the park by character actors and occasionally they host famous bands, singers & other well known performers.
Did you know that the Busch Gardens theme park is home to one of the fastest and tallest roller coaters in the World, "The Griffon", standing an amazing 205 feet tall and has a 90 degree drop straight down at 70 mph, you'll need to ride it to expierence the rest...The theme park is now open on weekends Fri-Sun for the 2014 Busch Gardens Howl O Scream event.
Water Country USA Williamsburg
For plenty of wet and wild fun in Williamsburg VA, just go for a splash at Water Country USA. You'll definitely stay cool and wet on a hot summer day at one of the largest water parks in the Mid-Atlantic region. Water Country offers 30 water rides, including a wave pool, high diving entertainment, restaurants and souvenir & clothing shops. Kiddy pools & special rides available for the small children fully equipped with shaded lounge areas for Mom and Dad. The Water Country USA theme park is currently closed but will re-open in May of 2014.
History repeats itself in the region of Jamestown Settlement . About 400 years ago the first permanent settlers in North America settled on the James River. See the excavations taking place or explore the fort.
Located about 10 minutes from historic colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown is a unique recreation of the 17th century, complete with three full scale replicas of sailing vessels dating to 1607. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beginning of our adventurous past. The Jamestown Settlement is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.
Yorktown Virginia is a small town with allot of significance to our American History. In 1781 George Washington led his troops into battle and won the American Revolutionary War. Lord Corn Wallis surrendered his army on Oct 19, 1781 to the American and French allies. Yorktown today is a part of the Historical Triangle and offers many different museums, colonial homes and a very scenic river front view, on Water Street. You will find small shops and dining along with 100's of years of History in Yorktown, Virginia. Historic Yorktown is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.