Williamsburg, Virginia for Pre-Teens & Teens
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- At a Glance
The historic triangle of Virginia towns is perhaps one of the most rich vacation experiences for the American family, packed with history, culture, and outdoor fun that truly transports kids back in time for a firsthand experience of early settlers and colonial American life. Donning a three-pointed hat or a mob cap, children will become fully engaged with the interpreters of Williamsburg's historic district, gladly jumping into everyday chores, imagining life on the brink of revolution, and escaping into the simple games of the time. A visit to the battlefield at Yorktown is the chance to imagine Cornwallis' surrender to Washington, while the Indian village and excellent museum at the Jamestown Settlement reveal the stories behind the first English contact in Virginia. Virginia's historic triangle should top every family's list of must-visit destinations.
Suggested Trip Plan for Pre-Teens & Teens
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- Day 2
- Day 3
A wonderland of American history, Colonial Williamsburg is a feast of fun that transports the family back to the eighteenth century and immerses it in everyday colonial life. The 301-acre city is open only to foot traffic and carriages, and in...
There's a drama unfolding at a ball held at the Governor's Palace, and it's as intriguing to young ladies as anything on the Disney Channel. A dashing guest at a country ball held by the Tomlinson's is prepared to declare his love...
Be transported back to the eighteenth century with an evening of period entertainment that is said to have elicited raucous laughter from the likes of George Washington and his contemporaries. The Grand Medley is a bit of a variety show -- complete sillin...
Live Music Venue
Simply put, this is kids' hotel Nirvana. The lodge-like Great Wolf features a massive indoor water park with slides, a surf simulator, and more; animated creatures entertain throughout the lobby, while rooms feature family-friendly camping and cabin...
Just a few minutes' drive from all three of the historic towns, Kingsmill is a treat for active families, with tennis, golf, and a spa for soothing tired muscles; paddle boats and kayaks for watery exploration on the James River; and a playground...
Hotel / Motel
Kids love returning "home" to one of the 26 charming period houses scattered throughout the historic area, using eighteenth-century keys to unlock the door to their house. The family-sized cottages, some with as many as 16 rooms, offer a real feel for eig...
Hotel / Motel
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A Treasure Trove of History and All-American FunA Family Vacation in Williamsburg, VA with Pre-Teens & Teens
1.Busch Gardens EuropeBusch Gardens Europe
One Busch Gardens Boulevard
2.Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight TourGhosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour
Meets at 345 West Duke of Gloucester Street
Colonial Williamsburg , 23185
3.Historic JamestowneHistoric Jamestowne
1368 Colonial Parkway
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