|In Virginia's Historic Triangle
there are a great number of
attractions. Travel back in time
almost 400 years and visit
Williamsburg, and Yorktown.
A vacation trip to Colonial
Williamsburg, and other
attractions in the surrounding area,
may be just the trip to create
lasting memories for your family.
Here's a list of some of the local
area attractions. There is
something for everyone!
Come explore the first permanent English settlement in America, and
watch archaeologists in action.
Explore life-size re-creations of the colonist's fort and a Powhatan village,
and tour a riverfront discovery area. Visitors can also board replicas of
the three ships that sailed from England to Virginia in 1607.
Visit the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia, and watch American
History come alive on the eve of the American Revolution.
Visit the Yorktown Battlefield
Come explore the battlefield and fortifications that marked the climactic
clash of the American Revolution.
Tour the Yorktown Victory Center
On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American
Revolution culminated with the British surrender at Yorktown.
There are many other wonderful attractions in the area that you may want
to include as part of your family vacation. The Busch Gardens and
Water Country USA theme parks are in the area if you want to take a
brief break from exploring history, and come back to the 21st century.
If you can work it into your family vacation schedule, there are a few other
historic attractions that are pretty close by. For example, you may want to
visit the home of Thomas Jefferson, or the home of James Madison,
or maybe even George and Martha Washington's home.
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