Jamestown Settlement Tours
See how America’s first English settlers lived at the Jamestown Settlement, where they landed in 1607. This site, now a living history museum, sits in Virginia at the heart of America's first permanent English colony and explores the history of colonial times through films, exhibits and interactive outdoor experiences.
Address: Jamestown, Virginia 23185, USA
Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 15 until 6 p.m.
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Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, VA are each living representation of Colonial America. Together, these towns form the Historic Triangle, scenically connected by the 23-mile Colonial Parkway. Your experience will begin with a scenic trip from DC to Jamestown – England’s first permanent settlement in America as well as the first capital of Virginia. Your tour guide will escort you through Historic Jamestown to observe the remnants of Fort James, site of the first permanent English settlement in North America! Together we will visit the reconstructed Glasshouse of 1608 and walk in the footsteps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. Next, you will visit Colonial Williamsburg where you will enjoy a guided walk through the world's largest living history museum. Before heading back to DC, you will visit Yorktown and observe the battlefield where General George Washington led the Continental Army to defeat British General Cornwallis and his troops during the Revolutionary War.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
This one-of-a-kind tour is a two-day excursion including accommodations for 1 night that takes you from Washington, DC to Williamsburg, VA, one of America’s most popular historic and entertainment-oriented destinations. This family-friendly trip departs from Washington DC with a comfortable 3 hour (approximate) ride through historic Virginia to Williamsburg, VA. You’ll visit the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown where you’ll learn the story of the nation’s founding, from the end of the colonial period to the dawn of the Constitution and beyond. You’ll also visit one of the most historic sites in the USA: Jamestown Settlement founded in 1607 as America’s first permanent English colony. With over 40 sites, attractions, historic taverns, museums and more, this overnight trip to Williamsburg is a thrilling step back in time.
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What are Jamestown Settlement hours of operation?
Jamestown Settlement hours of operation: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 15 until 6 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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