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Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg is the largest outdoor living-history museum in the U.S. Families seeking an educational holiday experience love exploring its meticulously-restored buildings and interacting with cast members in period costume. And families seeking an educational holiday experience sans whining make a trip to Busch Gardens or Water Country USA contingent upon good behaviour at Colonial Williamsburg. (Hey-- sometimes successful parenting involves bribery.)

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Historic Jamestowne
Historic Jamestowne
Owner description: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the site of James Fort has changed our understanding of the... more Owner description: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the site of James Fort has changed our understanding of the struggles and triumphs of early 1600s life in Virginia. Living history programs and an archaeology museum tell the story of this dramatic rediscovery. The site is jointly administered by the National Park Service and Preservation Virginia. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Historic Sites
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Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg
Owner description: Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our... more Owner description: Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our art museums, unleash your kids' inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; History Museums; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Governor's Palace
Governor's Palace
The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
Owner description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg, Virginia, home to Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA. First, challenge Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster... more Owner description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg, Virginia, home to Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA. First, challenge Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster, Verbolten®, a breathtaking, multisensory thrill ride through the Black Forest. Then discover shared family fun playing at Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ and Land of the Dragons®. Water Country USA®, Virginia’s largest water park, is just three miles west of Busch Gardens and features state-of-the-art water rides and resort-style amenities. Guests are in for an epic journey on the park’s newest family thrill slide, Colossal Curl™, which debuts this spring. True to its name, this mega water slide will deliver a high-adrenaline, family-friendly, action-packed adventure. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Owner description: Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous American sons of colonial Virginia: Thomas Jefferson and... more Owner description: Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous American sons of colonial Virginia: Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. less
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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A Chef's Kitchen
A Chef's Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 380 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Fat Canary
Fat Canary
Ranked #2 of 380 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Waypoint Seafood and Grill
Waypoint Seafood and Grill
Ranked #3 of 380 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Price: USD 25 - USD 35
Cuisines: American, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Le Yaca French Restaurant
Le Yaca French Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 380 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Cuisines: French, Gluten Free, European
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Duck Donuts
Duck Donuts
Ranked #5 of 380 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Price: USD 1 - USD 11
Cuisines: American
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Williamsburg KOA Campground
2.5 of 5
Williamsburg KOA Campground
USD 48 - USD 211
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn
USD 69 - USD 154
Ranked #20 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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Sleep Inn
2.0 of 5
Sleep Inn
USD 71 - USD 129
Ranked #33 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Marriott's Manor Club at Ford's Colony
3.5 of 5
Marriott's Manor Club at Ford's Colony
USD 134 - USD 411
Ranked #2 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Williamsburg-Historic Gateway
3.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Williamsburg-Historic Gateway
USD 110 - USD 234
Ranked #3 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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Comfort Inn Williamsburg Gateway
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn Williamsburg Gateway
USD 99 - USD 184
Ranked #4 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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Williamsburg Inn
4.5 of 5
Williamsburg Inn
USD 333 - USD 630
Ranked #1 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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