Williamsburg travel guide

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You're Going to Love Williamsburg

One of the largest cities in 17th-century Virginia, Williamsburg has been preserved like nowhere else on the Eastern Seaboard. On top of the historical appeal, it's also a lively college town, so what's not to love?

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Williamsburg

What to do in Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg
Governor's Palace
Busch Gardens
College of William and Mary
Top activities & attractions in Williamsburg

When to Visit Williamsburg

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Early to mid-spring is probably ideal, with warm weather, beautiful blooms, and attractions like Busch Gardens opening up on a daily basis.

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How to Get to Williamsburg

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Where to Stay in Williamsburg

Some great places to stay in Williamsburg include the gorgeous Williamsburg Inn along with the much more modern Hilton Garden Inn.

Popular Neighborhoods in Williamsburg

Where to stay in popular areas of Williamsburg

Most booked hotels in Williamsburg

How to Get Around Williamsburg

The Cost of Living in Williamsburg

Shopping Streets

Merchants Square in Colonial Williamsburg is a good place to head for gifts, with boutiques like J. Fenton, Binns, and the Everything Williamsburg souvenir store.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in central Williamsburg include Farm Fresh and Aldi. As an indication, 12 eggs will cost around $2.40.

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Where to Eat in Williamsburg

For a great atmosphere in historic surroundings, head to the King's Arms Tavern, where old-style American cuisine reigns supreme. Alternatively, give Fat Canary a try. It's the finest gourmet eatery in town. Meals will come to at least $25 in both places.

Most popular restaurants in Williamsburg

Berret's Restaurant
Excellent (531 reviews)
Cochon on 2nd
Contemporary American
Excellent (316 reviews)
Craft 31
Craft 31
Excellent (251 reviews)
Gabriel Archer Tavern
Excellent (215 reviews)
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