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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
From $41.00
 
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
"When you arrive head to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center where friendly and informative staff orient you to the day's attractions and demonstrations. More than 20 guided and self-guided tours are offered every day. Some programs require pre-registration so be sure to look at the options as you plan your visit. Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres with 88 original 18th-century structures plus hundreds of houses shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Highlights include the Governor's Palace the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times
From $41.00

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Ginger Bread Cakes and Cool Lemonade on a Hot Day

A family favorite tradition is to visit the Raleigh Tavern Bakery, located behind the Raleigh Tavern. They serve gingerbread cakes, ham biscuits, root beer, apple cider cool lemonade and other...
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The Secretary's Office

Situated adjacent to the Capitol Building is the Secretary's office, which was constructed with a lot of forethought because of the fires that had destroyed the Capitol Building. It was here that all...
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Visitors Centre

An adult ticket for a day pass costs $39, $19.50 for a child between 6 - 14 years. Dont forget that if you are not really bothered about entering the buildings or dont have enough time then you can...
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Visitor's Centre

Before we visited The Colonial part of Williamsburg I had thought that it was only accessible by paying, however this is not so. Anyone can walk round this Colonial town, day or night and see all the...
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Getting around

To enable you to find the things you want to see in Colonial Williamsburg you need to pick up a Visitor's Guide with a detailed map, either from a tourist information office in the area or from the...
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What was Jefferson's real opinion on equality?

Ask him yourself.True, Colonial Williamsburg has been fully restored to its 18th-century glory, but it's not the buildings that make this living history museum such a special experience - it's the...
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The Glissade

The Glissade doesn't look like much of a roller coaster, but it sure enough was impressive to this 10-year old boy on a 31 July 1979 visit to Busch Gardens. When I came back in May, 2000, I didn't...
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Walking back through time

My favorite thing about Williamsburg is the open air feeling that you get walking around, seeing people in revolutionary type dress, and feeling like you just walked back in time. There are so many...
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Go back in time . . .

A visit to Williamsburg is like stepping back in time. You can walk through Williamsburg without purchasing a ticket (a day pass is $33 for an adult), but in order to tour the buildings, you'll need a...
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

In 1975, Busch Gardens opened its theme park near its Williamsburg brewery, which used to give tours. The nickname for Busch Gardens Williamsburg was (and is) The Old Country. There are various...
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acemj taking a pint of ale at Shields Tavern

For those of y'all who have seen acemj's Boston, MA page, this snap may seem familiar. Mark and I went to Colonial Williamsburg on Sunday, 13 October 2002. Like always, we bought our tickets at the...
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I have been in Williamsburg...

I have been in Williamsburg for 19 years. I have found Williamsburg to be one of the most peaceful places on Earth. This is my suggestion for you...One night after dark, go the the Dunkin Doughnuts on...
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Visit the Busch Gardens...

Visit the Busch Gardens Williamsburg Theme Park. It rocks! We have one close to my old hometown, but this one is 10 times better. They had just opened a new ride or two when we arrived, so it was...
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Here is a picture of the...

Here is a picture of the Jamestown settlement. It's worth the visit due to the history involved.  They restored two of the boats that were used to migrate to this settlement, and you can go...
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Top Hotels in Williamsburg

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136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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105 Visitor Center Dr, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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310 South England Street, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23187, United States
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101 St. Andrews Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23188, United States
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331 Bypass Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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1010 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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Top Things to Do in Williamsburg

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Governor's Palace

I've been to the Governor's Palace twice - once in 1962-63 when we lived in Norfolk, and again after my dad died in 1973. These photos are all from 1963 The first photo shows the Palace through the...
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Busch Gardens

Bought tickets online for Christmas Town several weeks ago. We had some concern that the tickets were not for a specific date, but we figured that BG knew what they were doing. Drove three hours from...
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Bruton Parish Church

Although the congregation was establish in 1694, this church that stands today was not built until 1715. It is an Episcopal church and has continuously served the congregation for 300 years. The...
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Colonial

Because we have horses, we know that a blacksmith makes all kinds of objects out of iron. The person who shoes horses is a Farrier which is a kind of blacksmith. The blacksmith James Anderson was...
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Gaol - Jail

Every town needs a jail, or gaol is it was once called. Williamsburg was certainly no exception. Its old gaol had a live-in keeper, and a number of very austere cells. Free tours are given regularly,...
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House of Burgesses

the original house of burgesses was established in jamestown in 1619. a burgess was a freeman of a borough. these elected colonists assembled in the house of burgesses. in 1699 the house of burgesses...
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"b1bob's Excellent Williamsburg Adventures"
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"Learning To Love History Via..."
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"Williamsburg - Virginia"
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