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Things to Do Williamsburg, VA May 2021

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There are plenty of ways to discover the gorgeous city of Willamsburg in Virginia. Get out and experience Colonial Williambsurg and other historic wonders as well as tours and family-friendly activities. From Busch Gardens to Jamestown Settlement, there's something for everyone!  Of course, you can also combine the adventures with lodging in the area.

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Top May Things To Do In Williamsburg
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Spirit of Norfolk Brunch, Lunch, & Dinner Cruises
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Enjoy the beautiful May weather that Norfolk, Virginia has to offer on an unforgettable cruise. The Spirit of Norfolk has a cruise for brunch, lunch, and dinner so all you need to do is choose a time that you want to take in this experience. You will get to cruise along the gorgeous Elizabeth River while taking in some of the most popular attractions such as Tanner's Point, Norfolk Naval Base, and so much more. There is a cruise that would be perfect for nearly any celebration, from an exciting party to a romantic date night or even just a relaxing brunch to start out the weekend. The brunch and lunch cruises will last about two hours. While the dinner cruises can last approximately two and a half hours. There are three levels on this boat and seating on the upper deck. You won't need to get too fancy for this cruise, the dress code is casual.
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Jamestown Settlement
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Take a trip back in time and learn what life was like for the early settlers who found themselves making a home in Jamestown Virginia. May is a perfect time to explore what life was like for the 17th century visitors. There is plenty to do and see when exploring the grounds of the Jamestown Settlement. Spend time exploring the replicas of the ships that brought the new settlers to America. Try to crawl into a sailors bunk or give you hand at trying to steer one of the ships. After exploring life at sea, explore the life on land. The replica fort is filled with homes for exploring as well as an Anglican church, the governor's house, and more. Try playing some games in the yard and dress up in armor. After seeing all that the fort has to offer, head to the Powhatan Village. Learn about the life of the Indians and play some of their games while learning how they cooked, made clothes, and more.
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
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May is often the month when people start thinking about vacation. Summer is almost around the corner. It's time for an escape. Start planning that escape now with a trip to the bizarre world of the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in Williamsburg, Virginia. The museum is a celebration of the weird and wonderful. It boasts over 350 exhibits that include a display of genuine shrunken heads and a 500-pound gorilla that is made out of nails. Guests can travel through a landscape of natural disasters and graveyards. The fun doesn't stop there. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum also boasts a 4D theater that stimulates all the senses with 3D visuals and 4D special effects. The Impossible Laser Race challenges visitors to duck and dodge through a laser beam maze. If that becomes tiring then the Candy Shop's 150 flavors of candy will provide a much-needed sugar fix.
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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If you and your family are looking for something to do in Williamsburg during your spring vacation, you can take a trip to Busch Gardens. There are a number of amusement park attractions like water rides and roller coasters. You can walk through the park to see live animals from various parts of the world, so you'll feel like you're on a safari or walking through the rain forest. There are also live shows and performances at the park, so whether you want to hear cover songs from your favorite artists or take your kids to a show that features familiar cartoon characters, you'll find what you need at Busch Gardens. Once you're ready to take a break from all the interesting activities you're engaging in and grab a meal, Busch Gardens have several on-site restaurants to choose from. Video and regular cameras are permitted at the park to make it easier to capture pleasant family vacation memories.
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Colonial Williamsburg
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Colonial Williamsburg is the perfect museum that you and your family should attend in the month of May. It is great his Storico museum will be able to teach your children about important historical events that have shaped our world into the world that it is today. Your children and yourself will be able to experience how it was to live in the past because they have some professional actors that are very passionate about history and will make it feel very real. The colonial Williamsburg museum will be able to give you and your family the opportunity to learn through many different activities that they have. You will be able to explore the museum with your family and you will also be able to ask any questions that you may have about any particular historical event. This museum is definitely one that you and your family should go to because it is an experience of a lifetime that your children will never forget.
May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Drink Williamsburg
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Williamsburg, VA, alone is one of the best vacation spots to even begin to consider for a short get-a-way in May but add to that a brewery tour then you will have a mini vacation like no other. Your brewery guide will meet you at the bus at the King of Clubs Brewing Company. As the bus makes it way through the historic city of Williamsburg, you will lay eyes upon some great landmarks as you make stops at the most famous and popular breweries and wineries. This wondrous bus tour will provide all that it needed for a wonderful Drink Williamsburg experience. The bus itself is made for pure enjoyment as you ride you can drink and chat with your comrades comfortably with inward-facing seating. The tour is all about you as you will get to stop at 3 different breweries. All you have to do is bring your thirst and your palate for tasting as you will have a chance to sample much from bourbon to meads and perhaps Kombucha.
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