- Our list of the best things to do in Yorktown, Virginia, features the top 121 nearby activities — including 55 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Yorktown, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Yorktown, VA , followed by 102 popular activities in nearby cities, including Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, Smithfield, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Sparta and Suffolk
Vintner's Cellar Winery and Restaurant of Yorktown Hampton Roads MoreLess Info
Participants can tour the winemaking facility, learn about the process of creating fine wine, and sample a selection of fruit and cheeses
The Colonial Parkway is a 23-mile long driving route linking three of the area's historical sites: Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown from the York River to the James River. A maximum speed of 45 miles per hour is designed for sightseeing.
Become a crew member on one of two historic schooner ships with a sailing trip on the York River through Yorktown Sailing Charters. Enjoy a 2-hour scenic sail, or experience a kid-centred Pirate Cruise where the young passengers raise the sails and help steer the ship.
Patriot Tours and Provisions offers group tours of historic Yorktown, Kingsmill Resort or the Colonial National Historical Park on personal Segways (gliding two-wheeled transportation device). Choose from a variety of on and off-road guided routes. Additional services include bike, kayak and paddleboard rental,…
The Colonial National Historical Park encompasses several sites illustrating US history from its early settlement in the 1600s to American Independence in the late 1700s, including Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, Williamsburg and the Yorktown Battlefield.
Part of Virginia's Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown Battlefield is the site of the final major battle of the Revolutionary War in 1781. Take one of two self-guided driving tours including Surrender Field, allied encampments, and the Yorktown National Cemetery.
The Yorktown Victory Centre is a living-history museum focused on the American Revolution. Costumed interpreters bring to life a re-created Continental Army encampment and 1780s working farm, while indoor exhibitions focus on the Declaration of Independence, and 18th Century artifacts.
Riverwalk Landing includes a collection of specialty waterfront shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a 1-mile pedestrian walk along the shore of the York River from the Yorktown Battlefield to the Visitors Centre. Special seasonal Market Days feature a farmer's market of local vendors.
The Yorktown Farmers Market is a free seasonal Saturday morning market, which features fresh fare from over 35 local farmers, bakers, and artists. Favorites at the market include fresh produce, meat, seafood, baked goods, flowers, cheese and local art and music.
Featuring the work of local artisans, The Gallery at York Hall showcases pottery, jewelry, and other handmade crafts. The owner regularly offers tours of the museum, providing background information for each work of art.