Williamsburg, a town full of history, is located in the northern part of Hampton Roads Virginia. Founded in the 1600s, it is a cornerstone in the establishment of a country. Be a part of one of the many Williamsburg tours and explore the place that helped shape a nation.
In addition to establishing the first colonies, this area was home to many firsts including the college William and Mary and Eastern State Hospital. This hospital is the United States first mental hospital. It’s also the home of many battles such as the Revolutionary war and the Civil war.
Stretching across 23 miles of highway, the historic triangle is an internationally visited and popular destination. Offering events every day, visitors can get the latest information at the Williamsburg tourism center. It’s a gateway to the town’s shows, galleries, films, museums and theaters. During the holiday’s, tourist will enjoy the feeling of an old fashioned Christmas filled with plays and caroling.
Partially encircled by College Creek and Queen’s Creek, some tourist attractions include old time shops, plantations, galleries, and parkways. These plantations were once the home of famous men such as President William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. They also served as the official meeting place for the first Thanksgiving.
Also located along the 23-mile stretch is Busch Gardens, a family-friendly theme park. Home to some of the scariest rides, theme-events and inactive theaters, there is never a dull moment. After a lively day, theme-park guest can enjoy a good night’s rest in one of the hotels near Busch Gardens, Williamsburg.
While at the hotel, guest will enjoy a heated pool, internet access and on-site restaurants. Providing a warm atmosphere, guests will enjoy the spacious rooms, scenic views and friendly staff. Depending on the hotel, you may be able to bring your family pet along for an additional fee. Located in the heart of the city, many attractions are only minutes away. Certain hotels may provide transportation to and from the destinations.
Williamsburg tours are given year round to visitors as well as citizens. Located off 3 major highways and near 2 international airports, every road leads into a beautiful landmark. As a courtesy, some hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport or free parking on site.