5 days in Williamsburg & Yorktown Itinerary

5 days in Williamsburg & Yorktown Itinerary

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5 days in Williamsburg & Yorktown Itinerary

Start: Williamsburg
1
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Yorktown
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
End: Williamsburg

4
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.
You've added Water Country USA, Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown Settlement, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colonial Williamsburg and St. John's Episcopal Church. Head to Carytown and Williamsburg Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Williamsburg online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Williamsburg. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yorktown.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
day
Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes York County Historical Museum, Yorktown Market Days and Yorktown Sailing Charters. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of York County Historical Museum, hunt for treasures at Yorktown Market Days, take a tour by water with Yorktown Sailing Charters, then take in the history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and finally stroll through Tyndall's Point Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yorktown trip itinerary tool .

Yorktown is just a stone's throw from Williamsburg. In July, daytime highs in Yorktown are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Yorktown

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Tyndall's Point Park
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Yorktown Sailing Charters ©
Yorktown Sailing Charters
Tyndall's Point Park ©
Tyndall's Point Park

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