Busch Gardens

With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, nine main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens is the ticket to a world-class adventure.


 Colonial Williamsburg

Step back in time and gain a renewed appreciation for the events that led to the American Revolution. Engaging programs and dramatic re-enactments bring to life 18th-century Williamsburg.


Jamestown Settlement

**Recalls America's Beginnings**

A living-history museum of 17th-century Virginia history and culture that features inside exhibition galleries. Outside includes recreations of a Powhatan Indian Village, colonial fort, and the three ships that brought the settlers to Jamestown.


Colonial National Historical Park
Historic Jamestown ... America's Birthplace

Explore the site of the first permanent English Settlement in America.


Yorktown Battlefield

The British surrendered and independence was won

The site of the final major clash of the American Revolution and symbolic end of the colonial period of our nation's history. On these fields in the fall of 1781, General George Washington and his allied American and French army surrounded and besieged General Charles Lord Cornwallis' British and german forces at the port of Yorktown. The ensuring British surrender resulted in the war's end, granting independence to the United States of America.


Yorktown Victory Center

The story of the American Revolution Unfolds

Gain a new appreciation and understanding of the nation's beginnings at the Yorktown Victory Center, an ideal starting point for a tour of Yorktown, where the climactic military campaign of the American Revolution took place in the fall of 1781.


Family Fun Zone at WISC

The Family Fun Zone at WISC offers five different activity areas to entertain all ages.  No matter what the weather The Zone at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex can offer a kid’s day out to group gatherings and events.  Get in on the indoor action at the first-of-its kind adventure plex and experience  climbing challenges of Clip N’ Climb, a 3500 hundred square foot laser tag arena, a 1400 square foot indoor playground for the little ones and finally a high –tech laser maze and arcade games.  Perfect for family fun, birthday parties, corporate events, team building events and much more!  5700 Warhill Trail, Williamsburg.  757-253-1947. www.thewisc.com


Ripley's Believe It or Not

A Museum of the Odd and Unusual!

  • Over 350 amazing exhibits
    • An 8 foot tall Transformer, a 1000 pound Millennium Falcon, a real shrunken head and hundreds more
    • Multiple interactive exhibits, including our crazy Vortex Tunnel
  • Two different 4D shows
    • 3D films shown on a 50' HD screen
    • Experience wind, water, snow and many more surprises
  • Virginia's only Impossible Laser Race
    • Race against the clock as you navigate a web of lasers
  • 150 flavors of candy in our Candy Shop
    • Finish your visit with a sweet treat
 Visit us on the web at http://www.williamsburgripleys.com/

Historic Ghost Walk of Williamsburg

American Guided Tours

Experience the ghosts, the history of Williamsburg. This must see candlelight walk will educate and entertain your entire family. Your costumed Historic Ghost Walk guide will lead you through the historical streets of Williamsburg by candlelit lantern and bring late 18th Century Williamsburg "alive".

You will meet your Historic Ghost Walk guide in front of the Cheese Shop in Colonial Williamsburg. The walks will be held November through March, Saturdays only, at 8:15 pm. April through May, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:15 pm. June through October 8:15 pm nightly. Reservations for 8 or more are available any nights.

To set your reservation date or to confirm your date please call American Guided Tours at 757-729-2000. Tours are based on scheduled attendance, so please call in advance!

Children 6 & under FREE, Rain or shine. Tickets booked through goWilliamsburg.com are listed at 10% additional off the regular purchase price.

Look for our goWilliamsburg discount in the WHMA's Visitor's Guide!

Go-Karts Plus

Celebrating 20 years of family fun!

Art Festivals

An Occasion for the Arts spotlights the visual and performing arts in the greater Williamsburg area and provides a venue for artists and arts lovers to meet. Additionally, the purpose is to promote the expansion of arts in the community, provide grants to area schools, and scholarships to area art students pursuing higher education in the arts. Duke of Gloucester Street, Downtown, Williamsburg. Saturday, October 2, 2010, beginning at 9:00 AM and Sunday, October 3, 2010, beginning at 10:00AM.

Historic Yorktown

A revolutionary riverfront treasure

As you stroll the streets of Historic Yorktown, you’re walking in the footsteps of General George Washington who led the Continental Army and allied French forces to victory in the decisive battle of the American Revolution in 1781. Immerse yourself in 300 years of history as you listen to The Fifes and Drums of York Town and visit museums, monuments, battlefields and historic homes. This now peaceful riverside village offers quaint shops, unique galleries, fine dining, entertainment and a relaxing beach. Stay overnight in accommodations with a river view or nestled in the picturesque village. End your day with a sunset sail on the Schooner Alliance.

The Schooner Alliance

Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown

Enjoy history aboard this 105' three-masted Tall Ship as it sails from Yorktown's Riverwalk Landing. Whether it's a morning, afternoon or evening sunset cruise or a private charter for a customized tour, the Alliance is a special way to experience an exciting time in America's history. A variety of snacks and beverages are available for purchase.


Look for our goWilliamsburg discount in the WHMA's Official Visitor's Guide!

Yorktown Market Days

Market Days offers entertainment and a variety of homegrown favorites. The market features fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, gourmet herbs, cut flowers, handmade soaps and candles, live musical entertainment and quality art Saturday mornings at Riverwalk Landing.



Haunted Dinner Theater

Entertaining Visitor's Since 1994

Looking for something fun to do tonight? The Haunted Dinner Theater is the perfect night out. It's a feast for your senses with a dinner and show that has been entertaining visitors to Williamsburg since 1994. The Haunted Dinner Theater combines a family-friendly, audience-participatory show with the legendary 71 Item all-you-can-eat buffet at Captain George's Restaurant. It is never scary... just a fun SPOOKTACULAR time!Dazzling entertainment for ages 1-101!

For 2009, “GhostBashers!" a parody on the hit movie GhostBusters. This comedy murder mystery takes place all around you so you're involved in the action, and using your clues and bribe $$ to solve this hysterical whodunit. Sit back and let our talented troupe of performers entertain you and your family, student or senior group, with special effects, music and a little night magic.

The Haunted Dinner Theater is located inside Captain George's, one of Williamsburg's largest and most famous restaurants. As guests of the Haunted Dinner Theater you'll dine on the very same legendary 71 Item all-you-can-eat buffet as their restaurant goers. Enjoy this great buffet with Fresh Seafood, Prime Rib, Pasta Dishes, Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Entrees, Desserts, Soups, Salads and more. All Soft Drinks (Sodas, Iced Tea.) are included!

You can purchase tickets 24/7 online at http://www.haunteddinnertheater.com/or by calling our box office at 757-258-2500.

Please arrive between 7:00 & 7:15 p.m. through the back entrance of Captain George's Restaurant, 5363 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA.

Look for our goWilliamsburg discount in the WHMA's Visitor's Guide!