4 days in Williamsburg & Prairie City Itinerary

4 days in Williamsburg & Prairie City Itinerary

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4 days in Williamsburg & Prairie City Itinerary

Start: Newport News
Bus:  45​min
1
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Prairie City
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newport News

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall, then contemplate the long history of Shirley Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Berkeley Plantation, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historic Park, admire the striking features of Bacon's Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic St. Luke's Church Museum, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg custom trip planner.

Newport News to Williamsburg is an approximately half hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Prairie City.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Charles City, Bacon's Castle, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
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Shirley Plantation ©
Shirley Plantation
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Bassett Hall ©
Bassett Hall

1
night
Prairie City

Prairie City ©
Prairie City is a city within Jasper County, Iowa, United States. On the 5th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prairie City vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Williamsburg to Prairie City with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Williamsburg in August, with highs in Prairie City at 82°F and lows at 63°F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prairie City

Wildlife Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Prairie Meadows, Maytag Dairy Farm
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