Explore fun things to do in Colonial Williamsburg

The Country Inn & Suites, Williamsburg Historic Area, VA is located less than five minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, making our rooms and suites the perfect launching point for your family vacation. At the nation's largest living history museum, spend the day exploring recreated historic buildings and talking to townspeople. You can easily complete your tour of America’s Historic Triangle with visits to Jamestown and Yorktown, both about 30 minutes away. Traveling with thrillseekers? Take on the coasters at Busch Gardens Williamsburg or speed down the waterslides at Water Country USA. There are lots of other fun things to do near our hotel, like shopping at Williamsburg Premium Outlets and racing around the tracks at Go-Karts Plus.

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

4.9 mi / 7.89 km from the hotel
Test your limits on the Alpengeist, the legendary roller coaster that takes you up 195 feet before plunging you back to earth. Other attractions at Busch Gardens include rare animals, live shows, and artisan shops.

Colonial Williamsburg

0.81 mi / 1.3 km from the hotel
Step back in time to experience colonial American society in this living museum. Tour restored period buildings, talk to knowledgeable interpreters about the historical figures they embody, and see blacksmiths, apothecaries, and weavers hard at work.

Go-Karts Plus

5.56 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
For an action-packed adventure that the whole family can enjoy, you can’t go wrong with Go-Karts Plus. Race around the track, test your aim at the shooting gallery, and prepare for the ultimate water balloon battle at the Water Wars station.

Jamestown Settlement

5.7 mi / 9.17 km from the hotel
Visit Jamestown, America’s first permanent English settlement, to learn about daily life in the colonies. You can tour a re-created 17th-century ship, fort, and Powhatan village, talk to costumed historians, and browse several shops.

The Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred

3.61 mi / 5.82 km from the hotel
The Williamsburg Winery produces several award-winning wines, including the Governor’s White. You can schedule a tour of the winery that concludes with a special tasting or enjoy a delicious meal at the on-site Gabriel Archer Tavern.

Water Country USA

4.37 mi / 7.04 km from the hotel
Make a splash at Water Country USA, home to thrilling water rides like Nitro Racer, an anything-but-lazy river called the Hubba Hubba Highway, and attractions designed for younger kids.

William & Mary

1.02 mi / 1.65 km from the hotel
Established in 1693, this public research university ranks among the top schools in the country. Graduates include three US presidents and four signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Williamsburg Premium Outlets

2.7 mi / 4.35 km from the hotel
Browse more than 120 stores to find great deals on your favorite brands, from J.Crew and The North Face to Under Armour and Michael Kors.

Yorktown Battlefield

12.1 mi / 19.47 km from the hotel
Start your outing to this historic battlefield in the Visitor Center, where you can see artifacts from the American fight for independence, watch an informative video, or schedule a guided tour with a park ranger.