Attractions Listings

THEME PARKS

Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Award-winning, voted most beautiful theme park

Go-Karts Plus
Four exciting go-kart tracks; Blaster boats; Bumper cars; Kiddieland; Video arcade; 18-Hole Miniature Golf

Paramount’s King’s Dominion & WaterWorks
A 400-acre theme park with ultimate rides and thrills, plus a 20-acre water park

Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf
Putt your way through the world of 18th century buccaneers–through mountain caves, over footbridges and beneath cascading waterfalls

Water Country USA
Summertime fun at the mid-Atlantic’s largest waterpark!
Closed until May 22, 2011

THEATER

The American Theatre
More than 55 live performances each year — theater, classical, world music, dance, and family fun — in an intimate, affordable theatre

Haunted Dinner Theater
Williamsburg’s most creative interactive performance with All-You-Can-Eat Buffet dinner at Capt. George’s

Kimball Theatre on Merchant’s Square
Live performances — music, theatre, comedy, — and nightly films

Mystery Dinner Playhouse
Audience members solve a hilarious comedy mystery while enjoying a delicious four-course dinner

MUSEUMS

The Casemate Museum of Ft. Monroe
See Black Hawk’s peace pipe, Civil War exhibits, a scale model railroad and Jefferson Davis’ prison cell. Explore the history of Coast Artillery Corps.

Children’s Museum of Portsmouth
While the museum is under renovation, visit Andalo’s Clubhouse where Thomas the Tank Engine will take you on train adventures.

Children’s Museum of Richmond
Two locations — inspiring the potential in every child!

Chrysler Museum of Art
Hampton Roads’ premiere kid-friendly art museum is FREE

Colonial Williamsburg
World-renowned 18th century, living history museum

Fort Eustis U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Includes close to 100 military vehicles such as land vehicles, watercraft and rolling stock, including stock from the Fort Eustis Military Railroad.

Hampton University Museum
African American fine arts, traditional African, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Island, and Asian art

James River Plantations
Treasures from three centuries at the James River Plantations along scenic Virginia Route 5 in Charles City County

Historic Jamestowne
A place and time where the cultures of North America, Europe, and Africa first converged, initiating and testing the unique values that gave birth to a new nation

Jamestown Settlement
Featuring replicas of the three ships that sailed from England to Virginia in 1607, life-size re-creations of the colonists’ fort and a Powhatan village

Mariner’s Museum & The USS Monitor Center
The world-class and largest maritime museum in North America

Nauticus National Maritime Center & Battleship Wisconsin Exhibit

Science Museum of Virginia (and Ethyl IMAX Dome)
Permanent and changing exhibitions for hands-on science education

Virginia Aviation Museum
Exhibitions on the history of planes and aviation, how planes generate power, reproductions and vintage aircraft; children’s gallery

Virginia Living Museum
More than 250 living species native to Virginia depicted through exhibits, discovery centers and interactive hands-on exhibits

Watermen’s Museum
Depicting the Chesapeake Bay watermen through crafts and methods of their trade

Yorktown Battlefield National Park Service
Where victory secured independence for the United States and significantly changed the course of world history

Yorktown Victory Center
Museum of the American Revolution chronicled through a unique blend of timeline, film, thematic exhibits and outdoor living history

GOLF

Williamsburg National Golf Club
King’s Creek Plantation’s associated course offering 18-hole Nicklaus designed Jamestown Course and 18-hole Yorktown Course designed by Tom Clark.

Colonial Heritage Golf Club
Arthur Hills has once again created a golfer’s paradise with the par-72 championship course.

Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Colonial Williamsburg’s course combines panoramic views with intriguing shot demands.

Kingsmill Resort Golf
Virginia’s largest golf resort located along the historic James River.

Tradition Golf Clubs: Stonehouse & Kisiack
Packages are available at both courses.

SHOPPING

High Street
Retail portion of a mixed-use urban village in the middle of Williamsburg.

New Town Williamsburg
Shopping, restaurants, entertainment, offices and homes.

Williamsburg Premium Outlets
More than 120 legendary stores with exceptional savings

Williamsburg Pottery Factory
Bargain-hunting customers come from all over the world to shop quality goods from over 20 countries

Merchant’s Square
Exceptional shopping. Extraordinary dining. Exhilarating experience.

OTHER

College of William & Mary
America’s second oldest college. Sporting events, performances, musicals, concerts, lectures

Colonial Parkway
Scenic 23-mile roadway connects King’s Creek Plantation to Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg, with spectacular views of the James and York Rivers.

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services

Over 112,000 acres of forested wetlands. Trails are open everyday for hiking and biking from sunrise to sunset unless otherwise posted.

Norfolk Botanical Garden
More than thirty themed gardens across 155-acre garden filled with thousands of plants

Richmond International Raceway
Host to over 120 various events each year from consumer/trade shows to outdoor festivals and two NASCAR night races at the premier short track

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum and 4-D Theatre
The year around destination for the strange, unusual and bizarre.

Virginia Zoo
Home to 350 animals, on 53 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds— there’s recreation, education and conservation

Williamsburg Winery
Virginia’s largest winery with new releases throughout the year. Tours and tastings, events and restaurant.

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