Historic Triangle Colonial Combinations
(Any of the following can be visited in combination)
Colonial Williamsburg Overview Tour
Visit this corner of Virginia's "Historic Triangle" and enjoy a leisurely guided walking tour. Your historical interpreter guides you through the past and the events that helped shape America's history as you browse the restored area of Colonial Williamsburg. Shop and enjoy lunch on your own in Merchant's Square.
Yorktown Visitor's Center
Visit the quaint village of Yorktown and view exhibits relating to the Battle of Yorktown, where the American Revolutionary War was won when General Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington. A Yorktown Battlefield visit begins at the visitor center with the 16-minute film “Siege of Yorktown.” View George Washington’s military tents and artifacts from the siege, and take a guided tour of the battle area, 18th-century Yorktown and the Nelson House. Drive a seven-mile battlefield tour along American and French siege lines and see where the surrender took place.
Yorktown Victory Center
At Yorktown Victory Center see exhibits relating to the Battle of Yorktown, the last major decisive battle of the American Revolution. Take a stroll down Liberty Street, an indoor re-creation of an 18th century lane where voices recount major events from the American Revolution. Visit a recreated 18th century farmsite and the Continental Army Encampment. See the film “The Road to Yorktown” and view the numerous indoor exhibits.
Historic Jamestowne Island
Jamestowne Island is the original site of the first permanent English settlement of America, founded in 1607. See ruins of the 17th century settlement, visit the reconstructed 17th century Memorial Church and share the moment of discovery with archaeologists at the 1607 James Fort excavation. Watch costumed glassblowers demonstrate the production of 17th-century glass. The visitor center includes an introductory film, a museum store, and exhibits.
Through an introductory film, "1607: A Nation Takes Root", and expansive 30,000 square foot indoor exhibition galleries, and outdoor re-creations, history comes alive at Jamestown Settlement. Costumed historical interpreters demonstrate work and everyday life of the era and engage visitors in a variety of activities. Enjoy shopping in the beautiful gift shop, for unique items for home and garden as well as "Made in Virginia" items.