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Things to Do in Williamsburg, VA in October 2020

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It is October! The air is a little chilly, Halloween decorations pop up around town, and Williamsburg has some fun attractions in store! Visit Busch Gardens and its annual spooky celebration, attempt the Colonial Escape Room, and pair it all with fantastic lodging for an unforgettable October 2020 getaway in Williamsburg! 

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Top October Things To Do In Williamsburg
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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The next time you and your family are in the Williamsburg area for a fall vacation, you'll definitely want to visit Busch Gardens. This theme park has live animals from various parts of the world to make you feel like you're on a safari adventure or traveling through the rain forest. The tour guides will also provide interesting information about the animals to make the experience more interactive. You can also see several live shows that feature great music and some of your favorite movie and cartoon characters. There are also several exciting rides at Busch Gardens. If you're visiting on a hot day and want to enjoy a water ride or if you're a thrill seeker and prefer a roller coaster, the park has exactly what you're looking for. There are several gift shops on site so you can purchase souvenirs, and there are restaurants on the premises to provide you and your family with a tasty meal in between activities.
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Colonial Williamsburg
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When people plan a vacation they usually look to do something unique and different, which will leave them with lasting memories. The trip to Colonial Williamsburg does just that. People will feel like they traveled back in time to the 18th century. As they tour this beautiful area they will see people dressed up as they did back then. They will see people performing some real trades like blacksmithing, shoemaking and silversmithing. Tourist can also visit some historic landmarks that include, The Rockefeller's Bassett Hall, The Great Hope Plantation, The Governor's Palace and The Peyton Randolph House. A great thing about this vacation is tourist can get an all day pass, a three day pass or a seven day pass which people seem to enjoy. All in all this is a great vacation for the family and the kids will have a chance to dress up in the clothes of the 18th century, which is pretty cool to most kids.
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Jamestown Settlement
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Take a tour of one of the earliest settlements in United States history dating over a decade before even the Pilgrims settled in the new world. The Jamestown Settlement tour gives guests an opportunity to step back to the century of the 1600s and the first English Colony. See historical places of significance in vivid models that capture the true places of that time in history. Enter the fort to go into the various housing settlements, the Anglican Church, the governor's residence and so much more. If that isn't enough you can find out more about Pocahontas and her Native American tribe the Powhatans. Not only will you hear stories but see actual reenacts of the settlers themselves, and even take part in games such as corncob darts. A fun way to learn more about the history of the earliest settlers in this country while taking a trip to Williamsburg, Virginia.
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise
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See the Norfolk Naval Base, Fort Wool, Blackbeard's Point, and much more from the Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise. These cruises are fully narrated and last for about three hours. The guides are extremely knowledgeable about the area and are always happy to answer any questions that guests have. The cruise is educational, interesting, and fun for all ages. Learn more about this area, whether a local, or just visiting. This area is full of beauty and historical significance. Visitors will love seeing the Civil war island of Fort Wool. The cruise takes a 45-minute break here so that guests can enjoy a guided tour of the area. During the cruise be sure to take in all of the beauty that this special area of the country has to offer. Don't leave the camera at home. There will be many exquisite photographic moments that visitors will want to capture. Seeing the area by water gives guests an entirely new view. Don't miss out on this cruise.
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Williamsburg
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October is connotated as being a spooky month for Halloween and what better place to receive a thrill or chill than Ripley's believe it or not museum in Williamsburg? Packed full of creepy displays and facts to name a few, there is more than enough to send even the most hardcore Halloween enthusiast home with chills running down their spines! With a possible presentation of Halloween themed events, Ripley's Believe it or Not is hard to catch up to when it comes to creepy content. Dispite all of the bizarre displays and artifacts one's mind wouldn't have even fathomed existing, there is something for all ages to partake in, so even if some things maybbe a tad to scary for small kids there are alternative avtivities as well. Top off the thrill with a trip to the immersive 4D theater where a unique experience awaits filled with incredible sight, sounds and other things only a 4D theater can bring to the table.
Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
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With Halloween just around the corner, October is the best time to practice dressing up and enjoy being a different person for a day. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is a great place to do that as well as learn more about American History. This was a weak but exciting time of history for the United States. There are many activities that occur including Film and Galleries, Forgotten Soilder gallery, Continental Army Encampment and a Revolution era farm. All these pieces pay omage to this time period of American History and offer a realistic view of how this time period was during the Revolution. October is the perfect month to dress up and see what a different period of American history was like. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown offers a perfect mid fall activity to enjoy with your family while learning about a different part of American History.
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