Historic Attractions

Visit historic sites throughout America's Historic Triangle — Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown — and witness more than four centuries of our nation's history.

Experience the story of America in the place where it all began.

Discover what John Smith’s Virginia colony was like when you visit Jamestown Settlement. Observe an archeological dig and the original fort at Historic Jamestowne. Feel the excitement of Colonial Williamsburg, where historical interpreters re-create life on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Travel to Yorktown Battlefield, where the United States gained its independence. Then find a new understanding of our nation’s beginnings at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, where you can explore re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm.