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No power but still fun

We visited right after the high winds of hurricane Michael came thru the area. The visitors center... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Virginia M
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Worth a drive

The Battlefield drive is definitely worth it. I wouldn't worry about paying for the visitor center... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Walkermama
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited right after the high winds of hurricane Michael came thru the area. The visitors center had no power but the staff was sitting outside and were very helpful.

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Battlefield drive is definitely worth it. I wouldn't worry about paying for the visitor center museum. There really isn't much there unless you want to walk through a ship replica. They do have one of George Washington's original tents and that was neat to...More

Thank Walkermama
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group learned so much from the wonderful displays, and enjoyed the outdoor encampment and musket demonstration. We wish we had had another day or two to read every one of the informational articles and go to the oral presentations. It is also very nice...More

Thank u77aca
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely take the National Park Ranger "story" tour. It's included with admission to the park. The Ranger we had vividly brought to life the Siege of Yorktown and the final British surrender. Take the self-guided driving tour of the battlefield including General Washington's headquarters, the...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

$5 audio CD is great for the battlefield driving tour. First watch the video inside the visitor center to explain the battle. Be sure to get out and walk around at the driving tour highlight stops.

Thank Jay9875
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a small museum attached to the battlefield but it's still worth the trip. Every hour or so, they have one of the park rangers or re-enactors conducting a tour of the grounds, including the town. This is a functional town, with people still...More

1  Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 week ago

See the battle hills #9 and 10 after you go to the main museum and see the movie and the exhibits. Go with a guide around the grounds of the visitor center where the history is told with historical accuracy. It is fascinating stuff!

1  Thank Petronius X
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kudos to the National Park Services for a job well done! I did not do the guided walking tour but elected to do the driving tour of the battlefield. The route was clearly marked and very easy to follow. Each area displayed placards describing the...More

1  Thank ahlewis2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to drive the trail and see the actual spots where the battle took place. To experience it up close. You can see actual buildings, residence, and the fields. It was very interesting and educational.

Thank Tresleches
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where you get to be on the same ground where the colonials made the British surrender at Yorktown. Our guide was Bobbi Smith and she was the best tour guide we had on vacation and she's a park ranger.

Thank keith193
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Theresa H
30 September 2018|
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Response from redredwine75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes you can. Recommend downloading a map from the NPS site on Yorktown to get you started on where to go & the order. Each marker also has some placards with historical significant highlights to get you started before... More
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Ed S
9 July 2018|
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Response from Arnold B | Reviewed this property |
There is no app for the battle field car tour. Take your time and go through the museum first and take a few notes. There is so much information in that museum you will not be able to remember at least I didn't. Start on... More
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Carla T
17 June 2018|
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Response from shelleyv24 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center closes at 5pm but the park is open 6am until sunset. Also the historical town roads that are closed for foot traffic during the day open up to vehicles in the evening.
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