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Things to Do in Williamsburg in August 2022

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Williamsburg, VA is a historic and fun place that is great for your next family vacation. Whether you want to ride the rides at Busch Gardens or take a stroll through a historic site, you are sure to have a blast. Browse through the many hotel options in the area as well to complete your vacation booking. 

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Top August Things To Do In Williamsburg
Aug 1, 2022 to Aug 31, 2022
Jamestown Settlement
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Williamsburg, Virginia is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and historical attractions. It is fun throughout the whole year, but the most beautiful time to visit would be in August. The leaves are just beginning to change and the weather is starting to cool off. One of the most popular attractions in this area would be the Jamestown Settlement. You will be able to explore replicas of the ships that brought the English colonists to Virginia. There are a ton of different interactive re-creations of life from the 1600s. You will be able to try on some armor and play games that were popular in the 17th century. It will be like you are being transported back in time. All of these interactive activities and explorations will make it feel like you are traveling back in time. There is a gift shop on-site, so you will be able to have a souvenir from this enjoyable, family-friendly adventure.
Aug 1, 2022 to Aug 31, 2022
Colonial Williamsburg
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Take a step back in time and visit Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia where the atmosphere of the 18th century still lives. People play their parts so well, that the guests actually think that they are the people they are representing. With so many sights to take in, and so much history to learn, it’s nearly impossible to take it all in in just one day. This is why they made the 1-day pass for quick tours, the 3-day pass for a moderate tour, and a 7-day pass for an immense tour that will show guests the trades of blacksmithing, tailoring, shoe making, and many more skills of the trade. There are many unique and fun places to visit, and the best part is that in the over 300-acre town, everything is either genuinely made from the 1700s, or is made to look like it did way back then. However, there is so much to see that even the 7-day pass may not have you seeing everything. So to give everyone a taste of what to expect, here’s a small list of places they have to visit: The Rockefeller's Bassett Hall, Governor's Palace, Great Hopes Plantation, The Capitol, Public Hospital, and so many more great places. Didn’t want to pamper the audience with so many places, but there are over 50 massive exhibits to see and so many great actors to meet. This will be a blast for the whole family, eat at the on-site restaurant, and get to the gift shop to buy everything needed to make a proper memory of the time spent there.
Aug 1, 2022 to Aug 31, 2022
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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Don't let the last month of summer slip away! Close out the warm days with a visit to Bush Gardens in Williamsburg, VA. Find thrills on 7 feature roller coasters, have your pick of 12 jaw dropping adventure rides, relax with the whole family on a leisurely Rhine River Cruise or Aeronaut Skyride. The kid's section is sure to please the little ones: dragons themes, a carousel, bumper cars and more. Getting too exited and need to cool down? Have a nice drench on a water ride. Take a moment away from the action in European or Sesame Street themed Hamlets full of food and stroll through shops, as well as Jack Hanna's Wild Reserve where you can see and learn about conserved wildlife. Catch a limited time August performance, showcasing projection and special effect technology, among many other daily shows. Before leaving, you can enjoy a mellow late summer night with fireworks and beer. There are exciting rides an events for any person and all ages, and memories that will last a lifetime.
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