Date Range: April 6 -April 8, 2016
Summary: The fifthwheel is back on the road after a few weeks of sitting. We take a few days to get back in the groove in Williamsburg, where time has seemed to stand still…
Colonial Williamsburg vs. JamestowN
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. It was established on May 4, 1607 and served as the capital of the colony for 83 years, from 1616 until 1699. This is where John Smith, Pocahantas, and John Rolfe’s famous stories are based.
Without National Park Pass: $14.00 per person
With Interagency Access or Golden Access: $5 per person (Virginia Preservation fee)
The Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg stretches over 301 acres, and includes 88 original 18th-century structures. Hundreds of houses, shops and public outbuildings are reconstructed on their original foundations. Some buildings are open to the public, while others are private residences and administrative offices. This area was bustling in the time of the Revolutionary War.
Free to walk around the streets, cannot go into buildings and museums.
Tickets: Adults $26-51, Children $13-$26 (Children under 6 are free.)