Colonial Williamsburg & The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Depart via motor coach with your Phillips DMC guide for the charming town of Williamsburg. You will hear interesting and informative narration about the historic Virginia Peninsula and the Coastal Virginia area on your way to the Historic Triangle. Upon arrival in Williamsburg, step back into the 18th century while strolling through the streets of the lovely colonial capital. Your historical interpreter will guide you through the past events that helped shape America’s history as you enjoy a one and one half hour leisurely walking tour through the restored areas (actual distance is approximately 4-5 blocks). Following the overview tour, enjoy free time to shop and browse the many unique specialty shops in Merchants Square. High quality apparel, gifts,jewelry, unusual quilts, beautiful furniture and holiday decorations are but a few of the offerings found in this quaint, picturesque shopping area. Enjoy lunch on your own in Merchants Square. Your guide will point out the best dining options.
After a short drive, you’ll arrive at the brand new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Here you will see state-of-the-art exhibits relating to the Battle of Yorktown, the last major decisive battle of the American Revolution. Take a stroll down Liberty Street, an indoor re-creation of an 18th century lane where voices recount major events. Visit a recreated farm site from the 1700’s and the Continental Army Encampment. See the film “The Road to Yorktown” and view the numerous indoor exhibits. Following your visit to the Victory Center, drive through the quaint village of Yorktown and past the Revolutionary War Battlefields before returning to the hotel in Norfolk.
- Tour Price: $55.00 per person
- Lunch on own.
- Based on minimum of 35 people.
The package price includes motor coach transportation, Phillips DMC guide, admission fees and all other costs to participate in the
activities, including tax and meal gratuity as outlined above. Gratuities for driver and guide are left to the discretion of the guests.