The history of the United States is alive and well in beautifully restored Colonial Williamsburg, which is a short drive from SpringHill Suites. From 1699 to 1780, Williamsburg was the capital of Virginia. Today, you can tour this storied city that's rich in fascinating museums and picturesque gardens. And if you're seeking a more hands-on experience, you can choose to dress up in a period costume and participate in an authentic Revolutionary War-era reenactment.
Adults (13+): $40.99; Children (6-12): $20.49; Children under 6: Free
Open daily from 8:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Hands On History
are there places to eat?
Colonial Williamsburg features an array of restaurants serving all kinds of cuisine. You'll have your choice of everything from historic taverns to contemporary bistros and sandwich shops throughout Merchants Square and Revolutionary City.
When is the best time to visit?
Since many events take place outside, it's recommended that you visit Colonial Williamsburg during the spring or fall as temperatures are on the mild side. Winters can be very cold and summers tend to be extremely hot and humid.