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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.

Top 7 Heated Outdoor Dining Spots in Williamsburg This Winter

Temperatures may have dipped, but that doesn’t mean going outside has to go on the back burner. The fun is just heating up in Williamsburg, where outdoor dining and drinking options abound thanks to fire pits and heaters. The coolest breweries and bistros offer up tasty bites and tempting tipples to…

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A Spirited Tour of Williamsburg

Outstanding craft beer. Lovely local wines. And a great whisky distiller. A spirited trip through Williamsburg is a great way to enjoy the depth and diversity of offerings in this beautiful Virginia town. Over the course of two days, I managed to sample several great local beers, spirits, and…

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What's Baking in Williamsburg

Finding great dessert in Williamsburg is a piece of cake! Whether you’re on vacation and looking to indulge or just need an afternoon pick-me-up, there are plenty of ways to satisfy your sweet tooth in Williamsburg. From flaky, buttery croissants, to towering cakes whole or by the slice, and…

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Williamsburg's Vegetarian Roundup

Williamsburg offers something for every vegetarian to love Let’s face it: Dining out as a vegetarian can often mean eating a meal of side items, or taking your chances with a measly menu selection. Williamsburg restaurants abound with inventive and satisfying selections that make the most of the…

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All Things Pumpkin

Pumpkin treats offer a smashing good time Whether you’re a coffee lover or craft beer aficionado, there’s plenty of pumpkin-flavored fun brewing in Williamsburg. From breads to lattes and stouts to ales – with some seasonal treats for four-legged friends, too – options abound for the chillier…

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How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Williamsburg

Parallel to Williamsburg’s reputation as a colonial town, you’ll find restaurateurs, spirit makers, and beer masters who are passionate about their craft and boosting the city’s profile as an East Coast destination for food and beverage enthusiasts. From eclectic street tacos and modern fine dining…

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5 Healthy Cafes in Williamsburg, Plus What to Order at Each

Phew! How are we already four months into the new year? I feel like 2021 is flying by as I’m still trying to stash away my holiday decor. With most New Year’s resolutions revolving around health and fitness, it is no wonder that one of my most-asked questions as of late has been, “Where can I find…

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Coffee and History Served at Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters

Every coffee house looks for something that makes them unique – a specialty drink, quirky décor, latte art. How about a coffee shop that sits in the middle of a national park, and serves both freshly roasted coffee and extensive history tours? You can get just that at Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters…

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Get Inspired by Williamsburg's Creative Cocktails

Creativity is the driving force behind the emerging culinary scene in Williamsburg, and cocktails are a perfect place to display this ingenuity. Local restaurants and bars are taking fresh, local ingredients and creating works of art in a glass. Below are just a few examples to inspire you to taste…

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Holiday Sweets You Can Find In Williamsburg

For me, the holidays are all about indulging. Since I’ve lived here in Williamsburg for many years, I know exactly where you can find the best treats. Williamsburg has so many hidden gems that offer up some of the best desserts not only during the holiday season, but year-round as well. The shops…

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