Local Area Attractions
Have A Revolutionary Vacation! Bring your family to Williamsburg and make your vacation one for the history books. Discover adventure in America’s favorite family destination, where historical attractions, museums and the cultural arts combine with theme parks, restaurants and shopping. This is America’s Historic Triangle, and there’s no better place to have fun exploring our nation’s rich history. Big thrills are big fun—and you’ll find both in Williamsburg at Busch Gardens and Water Country USA!
At Colonial Williamsburg, you'll find living history in a town much as it was in the years before, during, and after the American Revolution. During your visit, meet interpreters of all ages who will help you understand life in the 1700s. For a list of their special events and activities, click here. Visit their website learn more about what you can expect during your stay in Colonial Williamsburg!
The first permanent English settlement in the New World is recreated here! Features full-size replicas of the three ships which arrived in 1607, reconstructed James Fort, Indian village and museum exhibits For events and schedules Check Here. For more information visit: www.historyisfun.org
Yorktown Victory Center & Battlefield
The American Revolution ended in Yorktown, Virginia on October 8, 1781, when the British forces surrendered. The "Yorktown Shipwreck Project" exhibit and Continental Army encampment bring history to life. Explore Yorktown online . For events Check Here.
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Spend a weekend with us as you visit Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream! This fall "spooktacular' is guaranteed to conjure up scary characters and ghoulish goblins as Busch Gardens celebrates Halloween for six straight weekends. Guests can witness the haunting of Das Festhaus, fearfully wind through a monster-sized maze, experience an eerie laser light show, or climb aboard a haunted locomotive. There also are activities for the younger children. Check out the schedule online. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Visit Busch Gardens and experience Christmas like never before. Enjoy the magical glow of over eight million twinkling lights. Experience dazzling shows that will fill you with Christmas cheer. Take advantage of special Christmas shopping. At Christmas Town, Christmas has never been brighter!
Christmas Parade and Grand Illumination
Kick off the weekend with Colonial Williamsburg's Christmas Parade Saturday morning then don't miss Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination Sunday evening!