When you think of Williamsburg, the first things that pop into your mind are likely Colonial-era tours filled with rich history and cobblestone streets lined with perfectly preserved homes from the 18th century. While you can certainly travel back in time when visiting this iconic city, there’s so…Read More
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Welcome to The WilliamsBLOG, a place where experts and influencers inspire you to experience Williamsburg, just as they do. Here is where you’ll find buzzworthy ways to customize your next stay with insider tips on everything from selecting the perfect produce at a farmers market and scoring the best vintage finds on a boutique shopping spree to getting a taste of the emerging brewpub scene and an essential guide to top seasonal events. Get inspired to get away.
A trio of celebrities recently opted for getaways in Williamsburg, Virginia, where heart-pounding adventures, historical exploration, and tastebud-tickling temptations are easy for fans to recreate. Emmy Award-winning actress Tamera Mowry and “Dancing With the Stars” favorite Witney Carson…Read More
Whether you’ve just booked a trip to Williamsburg and are looking for great places to eat or drink or a foodie who already knows that Williamsburg is a culinary hotspot unto itself, there’s something for everyone to sip and savor. From farm to table or fish to dish, there’s an award-winning plate or…Read More
Fall is here and it’s officially harvest season. There are plenty of great cities where you can host a picnic, but Williamsburg has a few key factors that make it stand out above the rest. Whether you’re local to the area or you’re simply passing through on a beautiful day, experiencing a…Read More
One day nearly a decade ago, Celeste Gucanac went walking around Yorktown, Virginia, when an idea began percolating. During her stroll around the historic town, Celeste discovered the circa-1726 Cole Digges House and its highly caffeinated history. During the 1880s, the building housed Elizabeth…Read More
Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? I’m not talking about a short-lived moment of meditation or sleeping in a few extra hours, but real relaxation! Now more than ever, it’s important to find time to recenter and reset to clear your mind, rejuvenate your body, and feel…Read More
The College of William & Mary. Duke of Gloucester Street at Colonial Williamsburg. Jamestown Island. The area’s ties to British history continue to live on in name and tradition. But perhaps no recent memories about those ties are stronger than the ones surrounding Queen Elizabeth II. The monarch —…Read More
Most people know the legendary Pocahontas as a young Native American woman who was instrumental in inspiring peace between the Indians and the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. But beyond the Disney-famous details, how much do you know about Pocahontas? Plan a trip this fall to visit…Read More
Whether it’s two wheels, two feet, by land or water, there are plenty of ways to explore Williamsburg that don’t involve a car. Here are the top ways to avoid filling your tank and the hassle of parking a vehicle. By trolley Take a trip back in time on the nostalgic Yorktown Trolley, which hits…Read More
There’s something for every student in Williamsburg, Virginia. Whether young learners are history buffs excited to travel back to colonial times, science whizzes, or thrill-seekers looking to get topsy-turvy on a rollercoaster, the region has it all. And for educators? Williamsburg does more than…Read More