Williamsburg Overview

You’ve probably read about Williamsburg, Va., in history books growing up, but actually paying a visit to the historically rich town is a whole different experience. Known as the “birthplace of American democracy,” Williamsburg forms part of Virginia’s Historic Triangle — along with the towns of Jamestown and Yorktown — and continues to be one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. With attractions like Virginia’s first Capitol Building, Governor’s Palace, the prestigious College of William & Mary and Colonial Williamsburg (dating back to the 18th century), you’ll be able to get a firsthand look at life during America’s colonial era. But Williamsburg isn’t all about history lessons — the city is also home to some serious theme parks, including Water Country USA and Busch Gardens.



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