The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour
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Are you ready for a stroll through time in one of America's most historic cities? The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour with period-costumed guides, taking place in Virginia, is your ticket into the past. The tour covers all aspects of life in the colonial period from stories about the founding settlers to the authentic architecture and landmarks. The walking tour is a great educational opportunity for people of all ages and interests.
The tour begins at the Tour Center inside the Bruton Parish Church, where guests will meet their friendly and knowledgeable guide, who is dressed in colonial period attire. The whole tour covers a 3/4 mile walk through the historic streets of Colonial Williamsburg. It will require comfortable walking shoes and a camera for capturing the stunning architecture and iconic landmarks.
The tour includes visits to significant buildings and sites such as the Palmer House, Colony Square, Peyton Randolph House, and the Capitol Building. Along the tour route, visitors will be treated to historical anecdotes about the places and events that shaped the country. They will learn about the lives of America's earliest inhabitants who sought refuge in Colonial Williamsburg from religious persecution.
The history and highlights of each site are shared in detail during this tour. For instance, the Peyton Randolph House is the earliest surviving brick building in Virginia and was used as the meeting site of the Virginia Convention before the Revolution. The Capitol serves as a reminder of the city's role as the capital of Virginia before the American Revolution. Moreover, the Palmer House is one of the oldest buildings in the town, and a great example of what a colonial home looked like.
The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour is the perfect way to experience a time when revolution was brewing and the seeds of democracy were being sown. Knowledgeable guides, dressed in period-accurate costume, take you on a journey through the past, in one of America's most historic and picturesque cities.
In conclusion, The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour is a great opportunity for families and individuals to connect with the rich history of America and the pride that is associated with it. It is a 90-minute walking tour that uncovers some of America’s most defining moments. This is an experience that you will not soon forget, and one you shouldn't miss!
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable shoes.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour?
- Is the The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour handicap accessible?
No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
- Where does the tour meet?
Merchants Square in front of the Kimball theatre (134 N Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States
- What methods of transportation does the The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour use?
This is a walking tour.
- Approximately how long does the The Best of Williamsburg Walking Tour last?
It lasts approximately 2 hours.