Day Trip: Colonial Williamsburg

Looking for something fun to do this winter? Pay a visit to Colonial Williamsburg! It’s less than an hour from the Waypoint Apartments in Hampton Roads, and an amazing way to experience history come to life. The revolutionary city is a popular summer destination, but so many exciting events happen during the winter. Learn how colonial Virginians lived, and how they made it through the colder seasons.

Feel like taking a spin on the ice? For the first time ever, visitors can skate right on the main street of Colonial Williamsburg, Duke of Gloucester Street! Visit Liberty’s Ice Pavilion and lace up those skates.

Williamsburg Underground is an informative program that provides the visitor with a view of the city through the eyes of the archaeologists. View 85 years worth of excavation and learn about the city from the inside out.

Have you ever tried to get out of jury duty? Did you know that colonists in Williamsburg took pride in playing an active role in the judicial system? See justice play out in Order in the Court, an event that allows visitors to play the part of colonists and have a say in the gates of those on trial.

Enjoy an evening of grandeur at the Palace Concert in the Governor’s Ballroom. See the ballroom decked out the way it would have been in colonial times. Enjoy an evening of music and revelry!

Experience a seasonal celebration in the Illumination of Market Square. The buildings are decorated with candles and cressets, and the fires and drums corps plays. The sights and sounds of Colonial Williamsburg at its finest!

We hope you take a day to visit this historical landmark. We would love to hear about your visit! Contact us today!

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