5 days in Yorktown & Williamsburg Itinerary

5 days in Yorktown & Williamsburg Itinerary

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Yorktown
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Williamsburg
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Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, take in the history at Yorktown Battlefield, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yorktown Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yorktown travel itinerary planner.

Newport News to Yorktown is an approximately half hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Yorktown are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Yorktown Beach ©
Yorktown Beach

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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.
You've now added Jamestown Settlement to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colonial Williamsburg and Governor's Palace. You'll explore and learn at White House of the Confederacy and Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern. Go for a jaunt from Williamsburg to Richmond to see Virginia Museum of Fine Arts about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historical Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, stop by Yankee Candle Company, and do a tasting at Williamsburg Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner.

Williamsburg is just a short distance from Yorktown. October in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

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