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Yorktown Battlefield

1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Amazing history

Great visit to the Yorktown Battlefield site. The 1-hour ranger talk was terrific. Having toured... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Washington, DC
Great place to learn about the battle that won the American Revolution

We stopped at the Yorktown Battlefield today planning on spending a couple hours and then... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Olympia, Washington
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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great visit to the Yorktown Battlefield site. The 1-hour ranger talk was terrific. Having toured Civil War battlefields, which are very spread out, it seemed odd not to do much walking on the tour, but the battlefield is really very compact. Without a guide, it's...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped at the Yorktown Battlefield today planning on spending a couple hours and then continuing on. Well, we spent more like 6 hours there and didn't move on. Kittyhawk will just have to wait for another trip. In typical National Park Service fashion the...More

Thank Ghery1952
Reviewed 4 days ago

Now-peaceful site will help you recall the American Revolution. Visitor Center could stand some updating but features the must-see tents that belonged to General Washington and "kid pleaser" era ship (indoors) to walk through. Small gift shop. Junior Ranger program definitely on-target for interested kids....More

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped mainly to pick up the CD for the car tour of the battle field. It was raining sideways at the time so we took a few minutes to check out the small museum. There is a replica of part of a British frigate...More

Thank amy m
Reviewed 5 days ago

The visitor's center is very informative and provides a trolley to get around the other attractions. Skip the cafe as the food is not great. Info provided is very interactive. We especially enjoyed the tent city and the musket presentation. There is no public transportation...More

Thank SMC48
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although my family and I had previously visited the Yorktown area, we did not have time in our schedule to go through the battelfield. This time, we made sure to fit it in. We were not disappointed. Your tour begins at the visitors center where...More

Thank Justamomx3
Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our time at Yorktown Battlefield. We learned things we did not know that occurred during the battle for Independence. I highly recommend visiting - some of the areas are being lost to erosion and might be lost to history. I wholeheartedly would...More

Thank ArlingtonChick
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best park experiences I have had. The guided 1 hour tour was amazing, informative and fun. The museum is well done and easy to follow. This is why we have a national park system. Never miss this place!

Thank MrBobW8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fee park is extensive and excellent. Start with the excellent orientation film and then go through the small museum before heading out to follow the auto battle tour. When out in the car be sure to get out and explore the sites to truly...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to get a lifetime senior citizen's pass & opted to go here instead of Williamsburg. Plenty of free parking, clean restrooms, very friendly & accommodating staff, especially the ladies in the gift shop. Children 15 & under are free. There's a short video &...More

Thank Charlestongirl220
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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
2 April 2017|
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Response from AgeOldDinosaur | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it. Because of the size of the roads and the twists and turns, it would be cumbersome. It would be much easier without pulling an RV.
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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.