Virginia’s Historic Triangle – Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown

Three Days/Two Nights

 Day 1
  • 11:00am-11:00am
    Meet your Colonial Connections guide at Jamestown Settlement
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
    Tour Jamestown Settlement
    Comprehensive gallery exhibits describe world events and social and economic conditions that led to the English colonization of American and the formation of the Virginia Company that sponsored Jamestown with a goal of earning its investors a profit.  Outdoor living-history areas bring the 17th century to life and include a re-created Powhatan Indian Village, full-size replicas of the three ships – Susan Constant, Discovery and Godspeed, a riverfront discovery area, and re-created James Fort.
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
    Lunch at Jamestown Settlement Café
  • 2:15pm-4:15pm
    Tour Historic Jamestowne
  • 4:30pm
    Check into your Williamsburg hotel
    All properties used by Colonial Connections have an indoor pool and interior corridors for added security.
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    Italian Buffet Dinner
  • 6:45pm
    Return to your Williamsburg hotel
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm
    Early American Medical Program
    (at your Williamsburg hotel)
    This program focuses on the practices of medicine in the 18th century when the treatment was oftentimes worse than the illness or injury.  Examine and compare the contents of a practicing physician’s bag with that of the modern-day doctor, participate in a mock amputation and dental extraction, review the theories, treatments, medicines, nursing methodologies, and scientific studies of the times.
Day 2
  • 8:00am
    Continental breakfast at your Williamsburg hotel
  • 8:45am
    Depart with your Colonial Connection guide for a full day of touring
  • 9:00am-12:30pm
    Tour Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area
    From 1699 to 1780, Williamsburg was the political and cultural center of Britain’s largest colony in the New World.  In the shops, taverns, government buildings, homes and streets George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Mason and other Virginia Patriots debated the   ideas – liberty, independence, and personal freedoms – that led to the founding of American democracy and inspired generations of American and others from around the world.
  • 12:30pm
    Enjoy a Boxed Lunch en route to Yorktown
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm
    Riding tour of the Yorktown Battlefield (including Surrender Field and the Moore House)
    See where American independence was won.  Earthworks and siege lines mark positions of British and American Troops, cannons stand ready behind the embattlements, and Surrender Field is a silent reminder of English General Cornwallis’ capitulation.  Visit the Yorktown Victory Monument and see Cornwallis’ Cave, where legend has it that the English General and his staff sought refuge from the bombardment by American and French Troops.
  • 2:45pm-4:45pm
    Tour Yorktown Victory Center
    Gain a new appreciation and understanding of our nation’s beginnings at the Yorktown Victory Center where America’s evolution from Colonial status to nationhood is chronicled.  Outdoor living history areas include a re-created Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm.
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    Buffet Dinner 
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm
    The Hauntings of Williamsburg Candlelight Walking Tour
    When darkness falls another side of Williamsburg emerges … it’s a different place after sunset – full of mystery and intrigue.  Journey by candlelight through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, listening to eerie tales of Williamsburg’s only witch trial, Black Beard and his crew, the “Wagon of Death,” which can still be heard bringing prisoners to the gallows, and accounts – told centuries apart – of ghostly parties at Raleigh Tavern.  Based on stories from Jackie Eileen Behrend’s award-winning book, The Hauntings of Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown.
    Some stories last more than a lifetime!
  • 8:15pm
    Return to your Williamsburg hotel
Day 3
  • 8:00am
    Continental breakfast at your Williamsburg hotel
  • 9:00am
    Check out and depart for Busch Gardens Europe
  • 9:30am-5:00pm
    Visit Busch Gardens Europe (meals on own)
    Busch Gardens Europe is a European-themed park bursting with adventure at every turn and 17th-century charm is combined with 21st-century technology to create the ultimate adventure park experience.  Situated on 100 action-packed acres, Busch Gardens Europe boasts more than 50 thrilling rides and attractions, 10 main stage shows, a wide variety of award-winning cuisine and world-class shops.  Opened in May 2007, Griffon carries riders up 205 feet, then hurtles them 90 degrees straight down at 70 mph. And that’s just the beginning!
  • 5:15pm
    Depart for home

Package available from $199 per person quad occupancy, based on 10 or more occupied rooms.
Note:  Price does not include ground transportation.

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