- TripBuzz found 82 things to do with kids in or near Williamsburg, Virginia, including 60 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport News, Yorktown, Hampton and Smithfield.
- From Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf to Water Country USA, the Williamsburg area offers 79 different types of family activities, including: Historic Sites, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Theaters and Other Adventures.
- Home to the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg is an historic town in Virginia and a popular destination for history buffs. Many visitors to the town spend lots of time in Colonial Williamsburg, an historic area of town with an array of buildings significant to the American Revolutionary War. Other attractions in the community include Busch Gardens Amusement Park and Water Country USA (an outdoor waterpark).
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Newport News Park Campsites offers year-round camping with 188 campsites, most of which include grills, electrical hook-ups and concrete pads. Newport provides picnic shelters, paddleboats and canoeing with each campsite loop having separate facilities buildings with hot showers and restrooms.
As a site of a famous battle in the Revolutionary War, Yorktown Battlefield features an open meadow for visitors to explore. The site hosts artillery cannon firing demonstrations by professionals dressed up in Colonial outfits.
One of the biggest municipal parks in the United States is the Newport News Park, offering woodland areas, meadows, and lakes. Camping, boating, and fishing are the predominant activities, but festivals are also held at the park during the year.
The Watermen's Museum is a waterfront museum exploring the role of the Chesapeake Bay watermen in local history through crafts and tools of the trade. A wooden boat builder's crew works twice weekly at the site.
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,…
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.
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.
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.