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Colonial National Historical Park

1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Enjoyed Jamestowne Most

First a tip: If you visit Yorktown know that if you visit Jamestowne you can get half off your... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Steve H
New Jersey
Loved the history!

We walked the old town then wandered down to the water and the beach. Quaint little town with so... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kim S
Sioux City, Iowa
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An area of southeast Virginia where the following major historical sites/towns are linked by a 23-mile road: Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

First a tip: If you visit Yorktown know that if you visit Jamestowne you can get half off your entrance fee to Jamestowne. I was here on a Sunday in June and I think that's a regular deal, nothing special going on. But check for...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We walked the old town then wandered down to the water and the beach. Quaint little town with so much history.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Colonial williamsburg is currently a two-headed site. Part of it is no-cost to visitors, and there is a charge for specific sites. For historical interested, do your homework prior to purchasing you tickets. These "admission only" spots bring oral interpretations from paid staffs. Still, there...More

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This park is actually made up of three locales: Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Jamestown is the ruins of the historic settlement, while Yorktown is the lovely town and notable battlefield. Colonial Williamsburg is by far the most famous and is worth a day all on...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 14 April 2017

There were no carriage rides, there was nothing to do except take the trolley around the area because it is only spring time so nothing is open! The saving grace to that was the person driving the trolley was very nice, friendly and funny.

Thank Mark n Debbi S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

As noted by others, this entry should deal with the ‘park’ which lines the roadway between Yorktown and Jamestown via Williamsburg (see separate reviews). As such, the park is not much. Lots of greenery, and absence of roadside business or advertising makes this a nice...More

Thank gpcd
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It really is worth a visit. We viewed the short movie and then walked through the small museum. The highlight was really the tour guide, a NP ranger. His "history class" was anything but boring. The children were engaged as well as the history/military buffs....More

Thank L H
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Take the time to take in all the views. Smell the smells and let Williamsburg give you all that it has to offer. There is nowhere else like it. The feel at night is different from the day. If demonstrations and programs aren't your gig,...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 December 2016

On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln accepts the surrender from American Brig. Gen. Charles O'Hara . At the Visitor Center can join guided tours to the Battlefield area, Surrender Field, 18th...More

1  Thank CarlosFrankieB
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is operated by the U.S. National Park Service. There is a fee to get in, or you can use your Park Pass. There are two options in the Jamestowne, VA area. The Jamestowne Settlement is more for school groups or those with younger children,...More

1  Thank Martha P
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Janet A
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Yes, that is definitely doable. My suggestion though would be to get an early start. Sounds like a good travel plan....have fun!!!