Colonial Williamsburg, Richmond, and Jamestown, Virginia, offer many amazing attractions both for historic educational tours and for pure leisure. Colonial Williamsburg itself is a fantastic journey back in time. Not just the sights and buildings – but the people who work there every day to provide an authentic picture of colonial life. There are several other historic sites nearby, which together can create truly thrilling educational tours. Take a look at some of the other attractions in the area that could add to this colonial experience, and call today to let us customize the perfect Williamsburg tour for your student group.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Start your Williamsburg tour with one of the most beautiful amusement parks in the world. Each section is themed after a different European country. The cultural elements are authentic and the rides legendary. The park even offers the Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s X-Treme Physics Program so you can make an educational adventure from all your coaster thrills.
This nearby attraction has actual remnants of the original settlement. You’ll learn a lot about the early settlers’ experiences here and at the Jamestown Glass House – a replica of one of their early attempts at profit.
Explore full-size replicas of the ships that brought the English settlers to Jamestown in 1607. Then discover both English and Powhatan Indian culture through a recreation of the Indian village and James Fort, the Riverfront Discovery Area, costumed interpreters, and an outdoor museum.
Historic Yorktown Battlefield
Where the battle took place that effectively ended the American Revolution.
Stroll through this park dotted with the twenty-foot busts of all the U.S. presidents to date, and learn little-known facts about each of them.
You can find dinner in Yorktown, perhaps at this scenic Riverwalk along the beach with a variety of shops, food stores, and an upscale restaurant.