Williamsburg Tourist Attractions
The historical city of Williamsburg has much to offer everyone - not just the history buff! A historical downtown that has been lovingly restored, multiple monuments, and just down the road, Colonial Williamsburg provides hours of enjoyment. The city has a wide variety of accommodations from chain hotels to cozy BnB's and the many restaurants provide an international range of dining choices.
Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area is a prominent tourist attraction in Virginia. At one time the capital of the colony, today this area features restored and reconstructed buildings with costumed interpreters recreating an earlier era.
Busch Gardens & Water Country USA
Anyone with a liking for amusement park thrills can enjoy a double helping at Busch Gardens (with the "Alpengeist" super roller coaster) and Water Country, both within a few miles of Williamsburg.Busch Gardesn is a European style park featuring rides, shows, horses, features all kinds of rides, and the French village of Aquitaine, complete with shops and theater performances.
Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour
Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tours take visitors on an after dark, candlelit, narrated walking tour through the historic streets of Williamsburg. This is a fun way to learn some history and folklore about Williamsburg while taking in the sights.
College of William and Mary
The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is the second oldest college in the United States, second only to Harvard. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and John Tyler all took courses at William and Mary.
Address: Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, United States
Muscarelle Museum of Art
The Muscarelle Museum of Art located in Williamsburg features works of art from several genres and consists of over 3000 pieces. The museum also hosts national and international traveling exhibits, and runs an extensive educational program for adults and children.
Carter's Grove (Closed)
Carter's Grove is currently closed while its role in Colonial Williamsburg is being assessed.
Historic Air Tours
Music Theater of Williamsburg (Closed)
The Music Theatre of Williamsburg is closed indefinitely.