Colonial Williamsburg, a thriving 18th-century community and America's largest living history
museum. Williamsburg was the capital city of the largest and most populated of Britain's 13 colonies making it a
powerful center of politics, commerce and culture leading up to the Revolution. More than 500 original and carefully
reconstructed public buildings, private homes, taverns and shops, and 90 acres of gardens and public greens comprise the
Colonial Williamsburg tells the story of "Becoming Americans," how diverse peoples
evolved into a society that values liberty and equality.
Colonial Williamsburg comprises 301 acres of
historic buildings, gardens and public greens where costumed interpreters ply their trades and re-enact and interpret
aspects of Colonial life.
Whether visitors find themselves moved by the history, or inspired by the pure
thrill of adventure and discovery, greater Williamsburg offers diverse recreational activities sure to refresh the
(Information provided by Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance)
136 East Francis Street
Built by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. in 1937, the Williamsburg Inn reflects today what its founder envisioned:
a charming country inn providing the most modern, gracious accommodations. This stately,
full-service hotel pampers all its guests with royal treatment. Listed on the National Register of Historic
Places, the inn is adjacent to the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area and the Golden Horseshoe
Golf Club. Savor distinctive food and wines in the renowned Regency Room for regional favorites.
Enjoy cocktails and conversation in the clubby ambiance of the Restoration Bar. The Terrace
Room is perfect for traditional afternoon tea.
427 Franklin Street
Renewed and restored in 2007, the Williamsburg Lodge offers guests a generous helping of southern
hospitality with impeccable service and a choice of comfortable accommodations in either the
all-new, Federal-style guesthouses, the renovated Tazewell Hall, or the restored main Lodge building.
Furnishings are inspired by art from the nearby Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.
One of the two original hotels envisioned by John D. Rockefeller, the property has now matured to
comprise eight buildings, interconnected by sheltered, brick-paved walkways. American cuisine at
the Lodge Restaurant. Cocktail at the Lodge Lounge.
105 Visitor Center Drive
Set near a pine grove adjacent to Colonial Williamsburg’s Visitor Center, Williamsburg Woodlands
Hotel & Suites is a family haven with recreational choices—miniature golf, shuffleboard, table tennis,
bike rentals, and swimming. Plus, a continental breakfast buffet is included in the room rate.
Walk or shuttle to the Historic Area.
Rooms feature two full-size beds, a sitting area with desk, and a comfortable lounge chair.