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Colonial Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA
#1 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
We took our nine year old and he absolutely loved it!! Educational AND fun!! Perfect family trip and we made tons of memories!
Wow so amazing the hubby and I took our first vacation without the kids and we kept saying awe the kids would love it what a sense of history great place to walk at you own pace and watch history come alive
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Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Williamsburg, VA
#5 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Whether your children--or you--want to feed seagulls from the after deck, or stand near the bow and feel the rush of the James River breeze in your hair, you will find this a relaxing period in your day!
My children loved that we got to drive the car onto a boat and we could even see the pirate ships at the Jamestown settlement as we crossed the river.
Jamestown Settlement Williamsburg, VA
#16 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
... sailors coming from England to the new English colony of Jamestown, the early English colonial soldiers and settlers, and their children, and the native American families who lived along the rivers of Virginia.
Great museum displays and the replica Indian village, Jamestown Settlement, and the full scale sailing ships you can explore will be great experiences for young kids.
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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Yorktown, VA
#12 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
The exhibit is beautifully done with great graphics, copies of paintings, copies of Dutch water colors, mortors, howitzers, child friendly exhibits to bring the imagery to their level, American, British and French...
The kids can explore the tents, the guides in costumes are awesome and a wonderful learning experience.
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George Wythe House Williamsburg, VA
#2 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
there is a beautiful garden in the back as well as the Cooper (barrel maker), a stable, chikens, science experiements being done in the laundry, children welcome to participate) and a working 18th century kitchen.
Colonial personnel are ready to engage kids and give you fun facts about how Mr. Wythe taught Thomas Jefferson--they ended up staying life-long friends.
Historic Jamestowne Williamsburg, VA
#3 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
We, an extended family from 84 to 8, enjoyed every bit...the NPS visitor center and intro presentation, the NPS museum, walking the site self-guided (2 Bald Eagles, too), the Archaeological museum, and best of all...
There is a footbridge over a lovely marsh with turtles and frogs, ruins including the church site where Pocahontas married John Rolph, and the kids loved playing around the palisade and reconstructed pole barracks.
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Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center Williamsburg, VA
#11 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
A beautiful community committed to preservation of our history and wonderful historical lesson for children all ages.
Williamsburg va is a great place to visit fun for the whole family lots to do and see great history.
York River State Park Williamsburg, VA
#17 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
There are great views of the river with picnic areas and benches to relax as well as nice playgrounds for children.
Our kids love it and we return every spring/summer to have some outside family fun!
Colonial Parkway Yorktown, VA
#6 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
What makes it even more special is a variety of pull offs with views, historical markers, and access to both rivers, great little places for a tailgate lunch or a chance to let the kids run and explore.
It's nice to have it always as I have remembered it as a child when my parents took me for my first visit.
Water Country USA Williamsburg, VA
#21 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Our family of five rented a cabana on a Wednesday that included for all, a meal, three drinks each, fridge, ceiling fan, loungers, table/chairs, locker...beautiful clean park! Outstanding service, especially near...
visited water country as a family of 6 4 adults and 2 young children great fun for all the family from solo rides to adrenaline filled flumes some great rides that will cater for all levels overall had a great day...
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Colonial National Historic Park Williamsburg, VA
#4 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
History, fun, learning all in one great place for kids and adults alike.
A wonderful place to bring your children to learn history first hand.
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The College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
#13 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Our family of five enjoyed this tour and tour guide did an excellent job of showing us the campus.
... etc. the list just keeps going and going - and the list of historical achievements, the classic feel of the school and the friendly people we met there are the reason why W & M will make the list for our kids!
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA
#26 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
This is honestly the best theme park ever better than Disney better than anywhere in Florida it's beautiful clean fun family wholesome and always a great place to go we love it here and I know you love it too
... after Roman Rapids, this is an amazing experience, yes you get wet !!! Escape from Pompei is brilliant to watch as there is an area where you can watch and get drenched, great seeing the kids enjoying themselves.
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Yorktown Battlefield Yorktown, VA
#19 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
The family-friendly audio driving tour purchased in the gift shop is a great way to view the extensive earthen fortifications and Surrender Field while hearing the accompanying history.
The battlefield tour was excellent and Ranger Barbara was extremely knowledgeable, family oriented, as well as entertaining.
Riverwalk Landing Yorktown, VA
#30 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
There were Coast Guard boats practicing their towing skills (we think!), families coming to the beach on this hot sunny June day, a sailing ship leaving port, and lots of visitors like us enjoying the view.
Great place to take the kids and teach them the history of how we became a free and independent nation.
Yorktown Beach Yorktown, VA
#24 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Enjoyable, relaxing atmosphere and family friendly that has historical highlights nestled throughout.
Great riverwalk area with shops and places to eat! Fun beach area for families with wading areas for small kids.
Jamestown Glasshouse Williamsburg, VA
#18 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
We also did a lot of shopping while there, making several glass purchases for friends and family at home! Well worth the visit!
This neat little stop by Jamestown fascinated the kids with a front row seat to traditional glassblowing.
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Waller Mill Park Williamsburg, VA
#32 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
There are great trails, paddle boat rides, great picnic spots, ducks to feed, playgrounds a great family fun day
Stunning outdoor park with lots of different size trails and even has a kids playground .
Merchants Square Williamsburg, VA
#27 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Its near college so plenty of coffee shops and husle and busle of polite college kids.
At night the area turns magical with the lights and the bustle of families about and the shops.
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Saint Bede Catholic Church Williamsburg, VA
#28 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Many families and retired people attend.
Some folks even used strollers for their kids.
Colonial Williamsburg Capitol Building Williamsburg, VA
#23 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
We took one of the general tours with our 9 year old twin boys, we are often reluctant to do tours because my husband wants to spend more time at a site and my kids grow bored - but this tour was perfect!
Excellent children’s tour!
Yorktown Victory Monument Yorktown, VA
#25 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Alot of history, view is great, just the closest of being at this monument, kids enjoy the area, a place to enjoy.
Many years we have dragged our college aged children out for the service-awesome!
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Williamsburg, VA
#14 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
The churchyard includes the burial plots of “the Custis children”, the children of Martha Custis who later married George Washington; and it also includes Letitia Semple, the daughter of 10th US President John Tyler.
... boxes, the baptismal font, the Virginia Liberty Bell (Tarpley), famous names buried at the church and even the family history of the current rector Herman Hollerith IV (ie, related to a famous American inventor).
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Governor's Palace Williamsburg, VA
#8 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Great place to visit very informative tour good for families and good value many other houses etc in area to also visit
A terraced garden outside shows visitors the types of vegetables that were enjoyed during meals and kids are amazed at the types of desserts because they are so different than those of today!
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Colonial National Historical Park Yorktown, VA
#34 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
My children loved seeing all of the re-enactors and 'colonial" people and all of the soldiers (patriots and British) on horseback.
Perfect for the whole family.
Freedom Park Williamsburg, VA
#38 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
A nice playground for the kids, a small botanical garden with loads of butterflies, walking trails, example of a first black settlement and Go Ape- zip line and tree climbing experience (fee).
I was pleasantly surprised by how wonderful the playground is for children and how many trail options they offer!
Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA
#41 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
We accompanied our Daughter and her family on a vacation here for a few days the kids had a great time it is an awesome water park and beautiful rooms
The GWL is always clean and rooms are great with fireplace and loft, you can relax and let your older kids go.
Veterans Park Williamsburg, VA
#44 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
This is a large play structure with a pirate ship, rocking boat, and best of all a zip line for kids!
Great activity equipment to keep the kids' imaginations going for a long while, and gentle larger swing areas for the whole family to relax.
Yorktown Farmers Market Yorktown, VA
#48 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Visited with family that include two young children.
Jamestown Beach Event Park Williamsburg, VA
#55 of 91 things to do in Greater Williamsburg
Great place to take the family with kids of all ages
Great place for families to bring little ones.