Colonial National Historical Park is located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia and is operated by the National Park Service of the United States government. The park protects and interprets several sites relating to the Colony of Virginia and the history of the United States more broadly, ranging from the site of the first landing of the English settlers who would settle at Jamestown, to the battlefields of Yorktown where the British Army was finally defeated in the American Revolutionary War. Over 3 million people visit the park each year.Use our Williamsburg road trip planning website to arrange your visit to Colonial National Historical Park and other attractions in Williamsburg.
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Totally recommended! We loved everything. Note to travelers--there is more than one Jamestowne site (one is the actual site and the other is a reconstruction) and the tickets are separate and the... more »
I just loved gliding down the parkway from Williamsburg to Yorktown. The view of the James River, the foliage, the wildlife sanctuaries and yes all that history made for a pleasurable drive. If you... more »
Great National Park in which to experience one of the most important battles in American history. Easy to walk around and a well prepared visitors center make this site a must. I would visit again. Plan on spending 4 or more hours here to savor the experience.
Very modern building and great job displaying historical facts. Interactive, informative, interesting. Movies, puzzles, questions. Then you go outside and see the canon and musket being used. All presenters were friendly, well versed, open to questions. Make sure you have enough time for all sites.
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