Escape from Pompeii water ride at Busch Gardens
Escape from Pompeii water ride at Busch Gardens
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne
Historic Jamestowne

Williamsburg Flex Pass Itinerary

With the Williamsburg Flex Pass, you can do whatever you want, as often as you want, for as long as you want. Check out our suggested itinerary here.

The Williamsburg Flex Pass allows you to go to any of the attractions below (seasonal dates of operation for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA) when you want, for as many times as you want during your stay. Your pass also gives you free parking at all of the attractions. Whether it’s back to the 17th and 18th centuries or forward to the 21st, the flex package offers all the vacation your family can enjoy!

Day 1

Begin your day at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center. Stroll into the Historic Area and step back in time to a thriving 18th-century community. America’s largest living history museum offers an unparalleled view of daily colonial life at a time when Williamsburg was a powerful center of politics, commerce and culture. With your Flex Pass, explore more than 500 original and carefully reconstructed public buildings, private homes, taverns and shops, as well as the Governor’s Palace and the Capitol. Ninety acres of gardens and public greens add to the beauty of your surroundings. Stop and talk with costumed interpreters and tradesmen demonstrating historic crafts.

For lunch, experience some of the sumptuous fares that are offered in authentic colonial taverns, or wander around the Merchants Square area, which offers gourmet dining as well as lighter fares in casual atmospheres or outdoor settings. Continue your Colonial Williamsburg living history experience throughout the afternoon.

Day 2

Take a break from history and enjoy the day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a European-themed park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century flair, bursting with adventure at every turn.

From castles to coasters, Busch Gardens Williamsburg takes the authenticity of Europe and turns it 180 degrees, upside down and right side up again on a ride as wild as one of their coasters. Busch Gardens’ daring new roller coaster, Tempesto, lets riders take center stage and recreate his signature stunt. Guests daring enough to take on Tempesto will race into unbelievably tight turns at 63 miles per hour and defy gravity as they roll through a complete inversion 154 feet in the air.

Don’t forget to treat your tastebuds for lunch and dinner and snacks in between. Each of Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s countries boasts its own cuisine, so whether you’re craving cannelloni or knockwurst, your tastes will be sated.

Whether it’s heart-pounding coasters, authentic shopping and dining, unforgettable animal encounters, KIDsiderate fun or simply strolling through the lush landscapes of the world’s most beautiful theme park, there are thrills of every size and shape at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Day 3

Slow down a little bit today, but discover that history is fun!

Start the day at Jamestown Settlement, where visitors are immersed in the world of America’s first permanent English colonists and the Powhatan Indians they encountered. Board a replica of one of the three ships that sailed from England to Virginia in 1607. Try on armor or play a game of quoits in a palisaded colonial fort. In a re-created Powhatan Indian village, take part in activities Pocahontas would have helped with as a child, like grinding corn and making cordage.

Take a leisurely lunch. Visit the cafe at Jamestown Settlement, where you can find a good selection of sandwiches, salads, pizzas and other favorites. Save a few minutes after lunch to browse through Jamestown Settlement’s gift shop and find special souvenirs for the entire family.

For the afternoon, hop over to Historic Jamestown. Start your experience at the Historic Jamestown Visitor Center, where exhibits and walking tours with park rangers provide background on Jamestown’s beginnings. Walk through the townsite to see the original church tower dating to the 1640s and the reconstructed foundations of some of the earliest buildings. At the Glasshouse, costumed glassblowers demonstrate one of the first industries attempted in English-speaking America. Driving tours explore the lush natural settings, and exhibits explain how the settlers harnessed that wilderness for their needs.

Day 4

Get ready for a wave of adventure at Water Country USA. Splash back in time while experiencing the latest in super-soakin’ thrills. The mid-Atlantic’s largest water play park features water rides, slides and entertainment — all set to a 1950s and ’60s surf theme. When it’s time to replenish your appetite, visit one of six tantalizing eateries which offer a variety of snacks sure to refresh hungry swimmers.

Day 5

The story of the American Revolution unfolds at Yorktown Victory Center, where you will gain a new appreciation and understanding of the nation’s beginnings. A stimulating hands-on history experience awaits youngsters in the Yorktown Victory Center’s “A Children’s Kaleidoscope” discovery room. In an adjacent resource room, adults can further explore topics and issues presented in the museum’s exhibits. A re-created 1780s farm provides a look at how many Americans lived in the early years of the new nation. Try on 18th-century-style clothing, join a military drill, or help water a vegetable and herb garden.

Take a break for lunch at one of the various cafes throughout the Historic Yorktown area or Riverwalk Landing.

The afternoon includes visiting Yorktown Battlefield, where the British surrendered and America’s independence was won. Walking tours of the battlefield and the historic town are offered daily. A nine-mile self-guided driving tour winds through the cannons, fortifications and markers of the battlefield for a chronological tour of the siege. See original and reconstructed earthworks and siege lines built and defended by troops of both sides.

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