5 days in Williamsburg & Yorktown Itinerary

5 days in Williamsburg & Yorktown Itinerary

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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Yorktown
— 1 night

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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.
Historic Jamestowne has been added to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Governor's Palace and Henricus Historical Park. Do your shopping at Shockoe Bottom Clay and Williamsburg Premium Outlets. Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: Smith's Fort Plantation (in Surry), White Oak Civil War Museum (in Falmouth) and Fredericksburg (Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, stroll the grounds of Blandford Church and Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and look for gifts at The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg online tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Williamsburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Yorktown.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Side Trips

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Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
The Rising Sun Tavern ©
The Rising Sun Tavern
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop ©
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop

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Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Yorktown Battlefield, then steep yourself in history at Moore House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Episcopal Church, and finally explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historical Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yorktown online itinerary planner.

Yorktown is just a short distance from Williamsburg. September in Yorktown sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Colonial National Historical Park ©
Colonial National Historical Park
Moore House ©
Moore House

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