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Williamsburg Governors Palace While vacationing in Williamsburg you will enjoy a variety of fun things to do for adults and children of all ages. This one-of-a-kind historic destination offers hundred's of years of exciting history and world famous theme parks such as Busch Gardens & Water Country USA. Relive early American History while touring in downtown Williamsburg, the oldest and largest outdoor museum in America featuring 88 historical buildings to tour, including the Governors Palace, fully restored to their original architectural splendor. Special programs have been included into the daily schedule to portray age related scenarios.  Puppet shows, arts & crafts and games are offered to many different age groups. The downtown historic Williamsburg area is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.

 


Busch Gardens Williamsburg

 

busch gardens williamsburg griffon roller coasterBusch Gardens Williamsburg is one of the most amazing theme parks in USA. Did you know that Busch Garden's has one of the fastest and tallest roller coaters in the World called "The Griffon"? This 205 foot tall roller coaster has a breath-taking 90 degree drop straight down at 70 mph and that's just the beginging. You'll have to ride it to expierence the rest.

This European themed amusement park has several countries such as Italy, Ireland, Germany, France and England. Each country displays it's very own culture through exciting roller coasters, gourmet restaurants, challenging games and speality shops. There are also live shows performed daily throughout the park by character actors and occasionlly will host famous bands, singers & other musicians. The Busch Gardens theme park will reopen on March 27th, 2015.


Water Country USA Williamsburg

water country usa williamsburgFor plenty of wet and wild fun in Williamsburg VA, just go for a splash at Water Country USA.  You'll definitely stay cool and wet on a hot summer day at one of the largest water parks in the Mid-Atlantic region. Water Country offers 30 water rides, including a wave pool, high diving entertainment, restaurants and souvenir & clothing shops. Kiddy pools & special rides available for the small children fully equipped with shaded lounge areas for Mom and Dad. The Water Country USA theme park will reopen on May 16th, 2015.

 


Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours

Jamestown
Discovery Boat ToursJamestown Discovery boat tours is one of the areas newest attractions. Climb aboard the new 28 passenger luxury pontoon boat for a memorable and picturesque view of the James River and the rich history of the Jamestown Island and Settlement. Sunset tours, historical tours and nature tours are available for Private Charters, Special Events or Tour Groups.  

The "Jamestown Discovery" is owned and operated by Master Captain Corey J. Fenton, a local native and long-time waterman of the James River and it's surrounding waters. Here is a personal quote from Captain Fenton: "Through the years I have dreamed about putting something like this together and now it is finally here. I have always believed the area needed something like this. I feel proud and fortunate to be part of the history and legacy of the beautiful James River. I am excited to share what can be seen from the boat: the amazing Jamestown Island, the old ships, the wildlife, and the picturesque sunsets. I look forward to taking you on an enjoyable adventure filled with life-long memories. I hope to see you aboard my spacious U.S.C.G certified pontoon boat, soon". - Capt. Corey J. Fenton. For information about Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours or to book a cruise, please call 1-757-253-TOUR.

 


Jamestown Settlement

jamestown settlementHistory repeats itself in the region of Jamestown Settlement . About 400 years ago the first permanent settlers in North America settled on the James River.  See the excavations taking place or explore the fort.  

Located about 10 minutes from historic colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown is a unique recreation of the 17th century, complete with three full scale replicas of sailing vessels dating to 1607.  Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beginning of our adventurous past. The Jamestown Settlement is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.

 


Historic Yorktown

historic yorktown virginiaYorktown Virginia is a small town with allot of significance to our American History. In 1781 George Washington led his troops into battle and won the American Revolutionary War. Lord Corn Wallis surrendered his army on Oct 19, 1781 to the American and French allies. Yorktown today is a part of the Historical Triangle and offers many different museums, colonial homes and a very scenic river front view, on Water Street. You will find small shops and dining along with 100's of years of History in Yorktown, Virginia. Historic Yorktown is open year round for touring from 9am -5pm daily.

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