The Historic Triangle offers a variety of fun things to do for all ages. Below are some of the best Williamsburg attractions to check out during your vacation.
Downtown Colonial Williamsburg has live interpreters dressed in colonial costume while you tour the old city. Tour inside the historic homes & museums and visit trade sites & colonial exhibits. Puppet shows, arts & crafts and colonial games are also offered for different age groups.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is one of the areas biggest attractions. The European themed amusement park in divided into several countries such as Italy, Ireland, Germany, France and England. Each country offers exciting roller coasters, gourmet restaurants, challenging games and specialty shops. There are also live shows performed daily throughout the park by character actors and also host famous bands, singers & other musicians from around the world.
Did you know that Busch Garden’s has one of the fastest and tallest roller coasters in the world called “The Griffon”? This 205 foot tall roller coaster has a breath-taking 90 degree drop straight down at 70 mph and that’s just the beginning. You’ll have to ride it to experience the rest. Busch Gardens Williamsburg will reopen in March 24th, 2018.
Located less than ten minutes away, the Jamestown Settlement is a unique recreation of the 17th century, complete with three full scale replicas of sailing vessels dating all the back to 1607. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the beginning of our adventurous past at Jamestown. The Jamestown Settlement is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Yorktown Virginia is a small town with many years significant of 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 on what is now called “Surrender “Field”.
Yorktown is a part of the Historical Triangle and offers several museums to tour, restored colonial homes and a very scenic river front view on Water Street. You’ll also find a beautiful beach to relax on and a boardwalk with few souvenir shops and some great restaurants in Historic Yorktown. Historic Yorktown is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Stop in for some wet & wild fun at this Williamsburg attraction, Water Country USA. Enjoy more than 20 cool rides on a hot summer day, including water slides, tubing, a lazy river and exciting high-dive shows performed daily. You’ll also find great food, souvenirs shops and a few challenging games to play.
Kiddy pools & rides are available for the small children and they also have big wave pool and lounge areas to relax in. Water Country USA is closed for the season but will re-open in May 2018.