Things to Do in Williamsburg in May 2023

Williamsburg, VA is a historic city that is filled with settlements to visit, theme parks to peruse, and plenty of fun! Visit Busch Gardens to take a thrilling ride on a roller coaster or visit a settlement like Colonial Williamsburg or the Jamestown Settlement to explore Virginia's historic side. 

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Top Things To Do In Williamsburg in May
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
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, 2023 to May 31, 2023
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 4, 2023 to May 31, 2023
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.

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