Colonial Williamsburg

6 Days. 9 Iconic Sites.

Immerse yourself in our nation’s history as you travel across Virginia.

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On this Virginia road trip, experience the sites that witnessed our nation’s founding. See what life was like for early settlers and visit the estates that our founding fathers called home.

Historic Destinations

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg brings to life the years leading up to the American Revolution.

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Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement

Explore the world of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony, at this living history museum.

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Historic Jamestowne

Jamestown Rediscovery at Historic Jamestowne

Walk in the footsteps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas at the original site of Jamestown.

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American Revolution Museum

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Step into a re-created Continental Army encampment and a Revolution-era farm.

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James Monroe's Higland

James Monroe’s Highland

Highland, the home of James Monroe, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Visit Monticello, the mountaintop plantation of our third president, Thomas Jefferson, in Charlottesville.

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James Madison's Montpelier

James Madison’s Montpelier

Located in the foothills of Central Virginia, Montpelier is the home of President James Madison and his wife Dolley, America's first "First Lady."

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George Washington's Mount Vernon

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

The estate of our first president, George Washington, is open daily and is just outside of Washington, D.C. 

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George Washington's Mount Vernon

George Mason’s Gunston Hall

Sometimes referred to as the Forgotten Founder, George Mason was an architect of the American Revolution and a leading proponent of both limiting government tyranny and protecting citizens’ rights.

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This website was created in collaboration with:

  • Colonial Williamsburg

  • Jamestown Settlement

  • Jamestown Rediscovery at Historic Jamestowne

  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

  • James Monroe’s Highland

  • Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

  • James Madison’s Montpelier

  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

  • George Mason’s Gunston Hall

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