Amazing Family Vacation Idea
A trip to Williamsburg, Virginia
should be in your list of family vacation ideas. Williamsburg is one of
the cities included in the Historic Triangle of Virgina, along with Jamestown
and Yorktown. There are a lot of interesting sights that come with equally
interesting facts in Williamsburg that will tickle the minds of parents,
teens and younger children.
Going to Williamsburg is
very convenient. It is only a few hours away from Washington, DC, and certainly
within driving distance for Atlanta and Jacksonville, Florida. Williamsburg
is particularly known for Colonial Williamsburg. It is a 301-acre community
of restored 18th century infrastructures. You will find yourself going
back in time as you wander about the buildings, houses, shops, taverns,
outbuildings and other structures in their original foundation. The highlights
of Colonial Williamsburg are the historic sites - Governor's Palace, Capitol,
Peyton Randolph, Releigh Tavern, George Wythe House and James Geddy House
and Foundry - and the indoor museums - Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art
Museum and DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.
A family vacation is not
complete without spending a day at a theme park! Visit Williamsburg's Busch
Gardens and experience thrilling rides. Get ready to have your heartbeat
racing as you ride the Loch Ness Monster roller coaster and Griffon (the
world's tallest and first floorless dive coaster). Also, if your family
love scary stories and fright attractions, be sure to visit the theme park's
Howl-O-Scream and scream all your lungs out!
Have a great family bonding
time at Williamsburg's Go-Karts Plus. The attraction spans eight acres
with four tracks for the whole family to enjoy. Race around an oval track
on a replica of your favorite NASCAR automobiles. There are other activities
in Go-Karts Plus that promise loads of fun for the family such as the Kiddie
Land, bumper cars, bumper boats, miniature golf course, arcade and other
games with prizes.
Visit Historic Yorktown,
Historic Jamestown and President's Park and learn history with your children
while exploring the different sights, studios, galleries and museums dedicated
to preserving the American heritage. From these attractions, you will also
get the chance to learn about the early permanent English settlements in
the country. Do not forget to spend some time learning about the Native
American heritage and visit the Powhatan Indian Village nearby, which was
home to Pocahontas.
Weird mind-boggling facts
are what Ripley's Believe It Or Not is known for. Take your kids to see
exhibits of over 300 unusual artifacts Robert Ripley has gathered from
his travels around the world, if you wish to see more of interesting global
facts. The best part of this experience is that, no matter how odd the
things you see are, they are all real! Believe it!
The idea of going on a family
vacation is to discover as much as you can about the place you visit. These
are just some of the things you can do in Williamsburg, Virginia. Nearby
cities in Williamsburg also offer a different set of attractions and activities
for the family that you might want to check out. The Virginia Arts Festival
in Norfolk, Virginia coming on the 23rd until the 25th of May this year,
for instance, promises participants and spectators a fun time of great
music and other things. It will be the ultimate weekend in one of the country's
most historic settings.
The museums, other historical
sights and the more energy-required attractions like the Busch Gardens
and the Go-Kart Plus really make the trip to Williamsburg, Virginia a complete
package for family fun. No doubt, you can count on this as one of the best
family vacation ideas you have ever had.
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