Things to Do

Welcome to Williamsburg!

Whether standing on the soil where the seeds of America were planted or learning how to grow seeds of your own at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden, visiting Williamsburg is an experience like no other! The Historic Powhatan Resort is only a short drive from wineries, world-class museums, early American architecture and family-friendly attractions such as Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. With so much history and so many area attractions, Williamsburg is a perennial favorite to couples, families, and groups!

Family Fun

From roller coasters and water slides to history and hiking, Williamsburg is the perfect destination for families on the lookout for a daytrip or week-long getaway. Check out the following attractions and family-friendly things to do:

  • King's Dominion
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Virginia Living Museum

Art & History

  • DeWitt Wallace Decorative Art Museum
  • Bassett Hall
  • Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
  • Historic Jamestown
  • Governor's Palace
  • The Collonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Muscarelle Museum of Art
  • King's Dominion
  • Water Country USA
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Virginia Living Museum

Powhatan Resort - Colonial Williamsburg Holiday Event

Just for Couples

  • Williamsburg Wineries
  • Biking the Colonial Parkway
  • Carriage Tours



  • The Virginia Beer Company
  • Brass Cannon Brewing
  • Alewerks Brewing Company


  • Williamsburg Golf Club
  • Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
  • Colonial Heritage Golf Course
  • Williamsburg National Golf Course


  • The Fat Canary
  • The Trells
  • La Yaca French Restaurant
  • Blue Talon Bistro