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Address: 1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone Number:
+1 757-898-2410
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

An area of southeast Virginia where the following major historical...

An area of southeast Virginia where the following major historical sites/towns are linked by a 23-mile road: Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.

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It really is worth a visit. We viewed the short movie and then walked through the small museum. The highlight was really the tour guide, a NP ranger. His "history class" was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

It really is worth a visit. We viewed the short movie and then walked through the small museum. The highlight was really the tour guide, a NP ranger. His "history class" was anything but boring. The children were engaged as well as the history/military buffs. I would not have enjoyed it nearly as much if I hadn't taken the tour... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Take the time to take in all the views. Smell the smells and let Williamsburg give you all that it has to offer. There is nowhere else like it. The feel at night is different from the day. If demonstrations and programs aren't your gig, get a cup of coffee from Aroma's (where you'll leave quite convinced that Starbucks isn't... More 

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Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

On October 19, 1781, the decisive military campaign of the American Revolution culminated with the British Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln accepts the surrender from American Brig. Gen. Charles O'Hara . At the Visitor Center can join guided tours to the Battlefield area, Surrender Field, 18th century Yorktown, Yorktown Victory Monument and Nelson Thomas Jr. Home. On Yorktown Victory Center can... More 

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Clovis, California
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is operated by the U.S. National Park Service. There is a fee to get in, or you can use your Park Pass. There are two options in the Jamestowne, VA area. The Jamestowne Settlement is more for school groups or those with younger children, as it is a "working" story of the settlers. We went to the Historic Jamestowne... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited national park while in Yorktown. The main building was very interesting including a brief movie showing the Battle of Yorktown. It was a good history lesson. The self-guided drive through the park was great. it allowed you to view all the points of interest at your own pace. The national park system has a winner... More 

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Cornwall, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our second time to the park last time was 4 years ago when we purchased the park pass. This time we did not we just walked through the historic area. The building are orginal and well restored/preserved. If you are into American History this is a great place to visit - a shame many places do not keep... More 

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Bristol, England
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506 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 596 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

With hindsight we tried to pack in too much in one day. We drove from Norfolk VA to Yorktown, then along the Colonial Parkway to Williamsburg, then along to Jamestown. So much to see and do. In Yorktown we took the included trolley bus which gave us a great idea of the layout of the area and what there is... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The title of this review is self explanatory. See what life looked like when the United States was a colony of another nation.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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147 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The last time we were in Virginia we had planned on seeing Yorktown, however a very rainy day prevented it. Since this will probably be our last trip back east this was a must do on this trip. I can't say enough about how beautiful the monuments are and the fact George Washington and his troops were camped here, not... More 

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Columbus, OH
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44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A ticket buys seven days of adventure and learning indoors and out. The park includes museums, battlefields, nature walks, reconstructed forts, an indian village, games, bivouacs, piers, wildlife, river views, archaeological digs and historic commerce sites in Yorktown, Jamestown and the fascinating area in between. Those 15 and younger, active duty military members, and seniors are admitted for free. Sites... More 

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