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Colonial National Historic Park

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If you can visit only one place, come here

This park encompasses Yorktown Battlefield, Jamestowne Historic Site, and Civil War history! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy D
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Augusta, Georgia, United States
We enjoyed the history

We enjoyed the history and would recommend this tour, it was very informative and entertaining for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jerrypet
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Starkville, Mississippi
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1368 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23081-0001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park encompasses Yorktown Battlefield, Jamestowne Historic Site, and Civil War history! The town of Yorktown dates back to the 1600s, Plan to spend multiple days here if possible or at least one very very long day.

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the history and would recommend this tour, it was very informative and entertaining for all ages

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They've done a great job recreating the villiage. The highlight are the three ship reproducations. Tour guides are fantastic--the museum is a hidden gem.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A stroller can navigate everywhere but onto the boats. The staff is amazing and very informative and immersive. Definitely recommend

1  Thank Jenn P
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Wasn't really sure what to expect while making plans to visit, but was a nice stop. First thing though, use bug spray, bands, or lotion. The mosquitos were out in force the day of our visit. The park is fairly compact so easy to walk...More

1  Thank Blueboss573
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Your first stop on the road to Jamestown is the Jamestown Settlement. This is a recreation of the original Jamestown. You start out at the museum with a 20 minute movie explaining why the English came to Jamestown and early history of the settlement. Then...More

1  Thank rwdw
Reviewed 1 September 2018

You can't visit Williamsburg without visiting the colonial national historic park. Very neat and so interesting to walk through. Lots of neat historical things to see and experience. Our children really enjoyed this trip. Yes, we will visit again someday.

1  Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Learned a lot and will go back again very soon. This is a place where you can take your time and enjoy the demonstrations, ask questions or just sit down and take in the atmosphere.

1  Thank eddiesebp
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We toured the entire site in a day and wanted to return at night, but we were exhausted, Educational, informative and lots of fun! We were here thirty years ago, but everything is totally improved. It was quite hot( 95 degrees, but most buildings were...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Just walk around and enjoy all the beautiful scenes and history. Great place to take kids to learn about how it was to live there all those years ago. Things are explained very well and just ask any questions that you might have.

1  Thank Greg H
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David H
11 August 2018|
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Response from MarylandTraveler1234 | Reviewed this property |
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luvs2goPennsylvania
27 March 2017|
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Response from gpcd | Reviewed this property |
Colonial Williamsburg is NOT (repeat NOT) part of the NPS. They might offer a senior discount (check their website, it is not difficult to find) but the NPS senior pass is NO good at Williamsburg.
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Response from LAMarrero | Reviewed this property |
It's not super walker friendly, but it does tend towards flat areas in these locales. The road itself is flat and better than the sidewalks, which are not as even and at times fairly crowded.
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