Details: Williamsburg-area attractions

April 25, 2013
DETAILS
GETTING THERE

Williamsburg is about 150 miles from Washington. By car, take Interstate 95 south to I-64 east, then Route 143 east.

WHERE TO STAY

Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites

105 Visitor Center Dr., Williamsburg

800-447-8679

www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/stay/williamsburg-woodlands

Ideal location next to the visitor center and within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg. Amenities include pool, fitness center, gift shop, mini-golf and free breakfast. Rates from $135.

Wedmore Place

5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg

866-933-6673

www.wedmoreplace.com

The elegant property is set in a vineyard and styled after a European country inn. Each room is inspired by a different region or country, such as Wales, Normandy and Bohemia. Rate includes wine tour and tasting for two, and breakfast. Rates from $165.

WHERE TO EAT

Huzzah! BBQ Grille

113 Visitor Center Dr., Williamsburg

757-220-7692

www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/do/restaurants/resort-restaurants/huzzah

The restaurant’s new menu features a bit of everything: pizza, salads, burgers, barbecue in many varieties (pork ribs, beef brisket, chicken). Meals from $8.50.

Riverwalk Restaurant

323 Water St., Yorktown

757-875-1522

www.riverwalkrestaurant.net

The restaurant at Yorktown’s Riverwalk Landing is heavy on steak and seafood, with salads and pasta tossed into the mix. Stellar views of the York River. Dinner entrees from $17.

WHAT TO DO

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

1 Busch Gardens Blvd.

800-343-7946

seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-williamsburg

The theme park is only open Fridays through Sundays until May 19; daily schedule runs May 24-Sept. 2. Hours vary. Wolf Training Up-Close tour is held twice a day; cost is $27, plus park admission. Single-day park ticket is $70.

Jamestown Settlement/Historic Jamestowne

2110 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg/
1368 Colonial Pkwy., Jamestown

888-593-4682/757-229-4997

www.historyisfun.org

Clear your day for the exhibits, outdoor living museum, archaeology dig, archaearium and more at the two sites. The settlement is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (until 6 p.m. June 15-Aug. 15) and costs $16. Historic Jamestowne’s front gate opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m.; $14 for seven-day pass. On May 11, Jamestown celebrates its 406th anniversary with special events.

Colonial Williamsburg

101 Visitor Center Dr. (visitor center)

800-447-8679

www.history.org

Pick up a map and a “RevQuest: Save the Revolution!” packet at the visitor center (open daily 8:45 a.m.–5 p.m.). Take the free shuttle or follow the walking trail to Revolutionary City. $41.95 for single-day ticket.

INFORMATION

visitwilliamsburg.com

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