Top 10 Reasons to Meet in Williamsburg, Va

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Accolades & Highlights: Ranked as one of the Top 15 cities in the US by Travel & Leisure it’s no surprise that we have hosted some of the world’s most prestigious groups & that attendance continues to increases in our destination.

Satisfy your historic curiosity: Perhaps more vividly than anywhere else in America, the exciting story of our nation’s past comes to life in our destination. Not only do we have the world’s largest outdoor living museum at Colonial Williamsburg, we are also home to Jamestown Settlement, Historic Jamestown & Yorktown, and the country’s second oldest college, The College of William & Mary

Location, Location, Location: Three international airports, AMTRAK, and an easy drive location make getting to Williamsburg easy! Once you are here it’s also very easy to get around

Affordable & Authentic: Easy on the wallet compared to other cities, Williamsburg offers a unique and distinctive destination unlike anywhere else in the United States.

Accommodations from five diamond luxury hotels, four-star resort properties, an amazing resort with indoor waterpark, big box convention hotels with brand recognition & economy-minded properties; we have something for every group

Unique off site venues & attractions: Williamsburg offers a variety of unique off- site venues. Busch Gardens Williamsburg offers reduced ticket pricing for groups, meal plan options and three after-hours venues. Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown history museums feature dramatic spaces for after-hours private events and special occasions. Located on the historic 300-acre Wessex Hundred farm, the Williamsburg Winery is one of the most beautiful venues in Williamsburg & ideal for corporate retreats or a private meal function.

Golf, Spa & outdoor recreation: Fast becoming one of the nation’s top golf destinations, Williamsburg boasts more than a dozen courses designed by some of the game’s most notable architects. Not into Golf? Get pampered at one of the area’s amazing spas or enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Williamsburg is an ideal spot for outdoor recreation offering a variety of ways to enjoy the area by kayak, boat cruise, paddleboard, Segway tour or even zip-lining!

Dining: Restaurants are a far cry from the fast-food joints of your childhood memory. Farm-to-table dining is everywhere in Williamsburg & thanks to its coveted location between two rivers — the James and the York — and proximity to the Chesapeake Bay, it also boasts the rich bounty of fish and seafood from local waters. From fine dining, historic dining at one of the taverns in Colonial Williamsburg or experiencing international cuisine at one of our amazing restaurants like La Tienda or Le Yaca, Williamsburg offers a variety of dining options!

The Williamsburg Tasting Trail: Our destination is home to several breweries, micropubs, Virginia’s largest winery, two distilleries and even a meadery! 

Professional & friendly staff: Equipped with years of conference planning experience, the staff at Visit Williamsburg will help make your group feel welcomed, pampered and valued. We will plan your site inspection, arrange your accommodations and escort you throughout your visit. We’ll supply promotional materials, assist with media coverage, and help with dozens of other details that ensure a successful meeting

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