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Yorktown Battlefield

1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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We did the CD guided tour due to our group having a person with mobility issues. The CD was great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Josh M
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Mebane, North Carolina
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Yorktown Battlefield

Our guide's passion for our nation's history was apparent during our walking tour. Last year, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chassweeney25
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Winter Springs, Florida
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
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“driving tour” (274 reviews)
“visitor center” (156 reviews)
“park ranger” (69 reviews)
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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
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+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the CD guided tour due to our group having a person with mobility issues. The CD was great and we were able to find all of the sites. The info provided was great and we really enjoyed it.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide's passion for our nation's history was apparent during our walking tour. Last year, we ran late and did the driving tour which helped us understand the size of the area and the magnitude of our young nation's undertaking. Our guide helped us understand...More

Thank chassweeney25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

marked trails require driving around the expanse of the battlefield and its historic markers. if you are a true history buff this is right up your musket.

Thank samurai4q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum and film are worth the trip. Tried to drive the battlefield loop and found it inconsistently marked. Gave up after 3 tries. Signage needs to improve. Not up to other NPS battlefields.

1  Thank Marlene P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent driving tour - purchase the CD for $5 at the gift shop for sure. Nice Junior Ranger activity as well for younger kids - our 7 year old enjoyed it. Visitor Center was small but excellent. Boat kept our younger kids entertained and seeing...More

1  Thank ProfTea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Yorktown Battlefield many times and each time is always better than the last. Standing atop the redoubts and looking out over the battlefield gives one a sense of the events that transpired there so long ago. The driving tour, and...More

Thank Evil_E207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to Yorktown at 3pm and began the self-guided drive tour throughout all the American, French and British encampments. We also got to see beautiful rivers, George Washington's HQ, where General Burgoyne surrendered and downtown Yorktown at Grace Church to see where Thomas Nelson,...More

1  Thank FLChristianMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really cannot do justice to this place by trying to review it. Recognizing that Yorktown is literally the area that our nation began and grew from is beyond words. So many "dots" are connected as you explore the site and take in the information...More

Thank Demian I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a site full of history, but if you don't get that insight, you'll miss out. Pre-read, watch the film, bring a historyphile or take a tour. The landscape and will come alive. The visitors center is a nice set up with a good...More

Thank musket_trip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The visitors center has a gift shop where you can purchase snacks for the Battlefield tour and a CD tour for 5.00 They offer a short video and also have a small Musuem which has the tent that belonged to George Washington. The grounds are...More

1  Thank Bradboy2014
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Mineral2004
15 May 2017|
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Response from RTAdam | Reviewed this property |
i agree, you have the really cool museum which is a must see, the actual battle field, then there is a driving portion where you get an idea of troop movements and so on..a cpl of hours unless you really take your time and... More
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sonyaandfamily
2 April 2017|
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Response from Owen P | Reviewed this property |
The roads through the battlefield are standard 2-lane roads. As with other battlefields around the country, you stop, park, and walk to the point of interest. At several of the stops there are parking lots capable of... More
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Howard F
22 March 2015|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
My dad is over 60 and he was offered a lifetime pass for 10 dollars and is good for all national parks. We were there on a Wednesday and had the park to ourselves. They offer an audio tour so you can move at your own pace.
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