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Williamsburg Private Tours

Colonial Willamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 757-897-9600
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Making History Come Alive

My family and I (two children, mom, and nana) visited Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Transported to early 1600's

We had an excellent 2 touring days with John. He had many, many great stories that transported us... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

My family and I (two children, mom, and nana) visited Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown last week as part of an annual road trip. Not having visited since I was a kid, and knowing that children can become easily bored walking around looking at a...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had an excellent 2 touring days with John. He had many, many great stories that transported us back to the early colonial days. Many of the key players, John Smith, Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Washington, Sir Walter Raleigh and yes, even Blackbeard came alive as...More

Thank Stonebridge1
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We came to Yorktown to learn about the final battle of our victory for independence and learned so much more. We were a group of 8 cruising couples on boats and Jon answered our questions on the fly plus so much more. Jon Sutton is...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This tour was more suited for old folks. John Sutton seemed exasperated that we wanted to keep moving. We expected history to come alive, but it died in his rigid, detached delivery. We could have picked up a brochure and gotten the same information. No...More

Thank yogimamacita
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The tour of Yorktown and Jamestown with John Sutton was the highlight of my visit to the Williamsburg area. Mr. Sutton is a fabulous guide....kind, helpful and professional.His knowledge of the area is incredible. He provides the information in a very interesting manner.

2  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We found John Sutton on TripAdvisor and are so happy we booked him. As others have done, we spent a whole day touring Jamestown and Yorktown. He really did make the history and the people come alive for us. We would never have gotten as...More

1  Thank Thursdaykid
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We spent all day Tursday with John doing historic Jamestown and Yorktown. The stories never stopped and desire for more grew with each new story. We'd do it again at the drop of a cannon ball...oops hat!

1  Thank chasnave
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I found John on the internet and couldn't of been happier with the result. Spring for a private tour with John and then go back and spend more time with the things that really interest you. His insight and historical stories will keep you wanting...More

2  Thank dsalmasian
Reviewed 19 November 2014

I have been a teacher for 17 years in Maryland. I have taken my 5th grade class on an overnight Williamsburg-Jamestown field trip for the past 12 years. About eight years ago I met Mr. Sutton as our Williamsburg Ghost tour guide. He has become...More

5  Thank david b
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We went on a 2 hour private tour of Colonial Williamsburg with John Sutton. He knows his history and we enjoyed our tour very much and learned a lot, too. We highly recommend him -- he's personable, entertaining, and very smart, too. He really helped...More

2  Thank Fayebird
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