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Staying Williamsburg to tour Yorktown and Jamestown

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Staying Williamsburg to tour Yorktown and Jamestown

We are planning to tour Virginia in August and are wondering where best to stay to see Williamsburg, Yorktown, and Jamestown. Also, is it possible to get public transport from (say) Williamsburg (if we stay there) to both Jamestown and Yorktown. We've been to Williamsburg before and stayed in one of the colonial houses, which we enjoyed, but if we could get public transport and didn't have to drive to Yorktown, especially, we would prefer that--and thus might need to stay outside the colonial Williamsburg proper. Any suggestions? We do like bed and breakfasts or Hampton Inn--prefer not over-the-top expensive.

Thyanks!

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1. Re: Staying Williamsburg to tour Yorktown and Jamestown

Free bus transportation is available to Jamestown and Yorktown from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center (VC). The buses leave every half hour, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and travel to the Jamestown Settlement and Historic Jamestown; another bus leaves fro the Yorktown Victory Center and Yorktown Battlefield.

Staying at a Colonial Williamsburg property -- Inn, Lodge, Woodlands or the historic homes -- puts you on the CW transprotation system which runs to the VC. So it's possible to see Colonial Williamsburg, visit Jamestown and Yorktown, and enjoy the shopping and dining at CW's western area called Merchants Square, and never need a vehicle.

In Merchants Square, along Richmond and Jamestown Roads, all within walking distance, are several excellent B&B's. Two excellent ones that come to mind are the Fife and Drum Inn on Prince George Street, right in Merchants Square, and the Legacy, on Jamestown Road.

Edited: 15 June 2011, 21:47
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2. Re: Staying Williamsburg to tour Yorktown and Jamestown

Thanks for your information! Very helpful.

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