One-day visit:

photo of merchants square colonial williamsburg vaItinerary 1: Spend the day experiencing living history at Colonial Williamsburg and shop and dine in Merchants Square.

ripleys believe it or not williamsburg vaItinerary 2: Shop till you drop at Premium Outlets, Yankee Candle, New Town and more. Take in amusements such as Ripleys Believe It or Not!, Go-Karts Plus, Pirates Cove Adventure Golf.

historical jamestowne church near archaeological dig siteItinerary 3: Explore Jamestown at Historic Jamestowne, the original site where the settlers landed in 1607, and the Jamestown Settlement state museum of displays and re-creations. Then head to Yorktown along the National Park Service's scenic Colonial Parkway with 23 miles of magnificent views of the James and York Rivers and uninterrupted nature's bounty. In Yorktown, see the Yorktown Battlefield operated by the National Park Service, the Yorktown Victory Center state museum, and the Watermen's Museum. Stroll Riverwalk Landing along the waterfront where you can dine, bask in the sun and watch the boats.