Top Adventures in Williamsburg

  • Visit Colonial Williamsburg

    Williamsburg, Virginia , founded in 1632, is one of the oldest cities in America. The city has played major roles in American history as the capital of Virginia and as a political center for the American Revolution. Today the city offers an abunda...

  • Bike Jamestown Island

    The trail is open to cyclists and pedestrians, but does share the road with some vehicle traffic. The speed limit is slow and often there is little traffic. There also is no parking at the actual trail head, so one must begin at the Visitor Center...

    5.1 miles 45 ft gain

  • Bike the Virginia Capital Trail

    There are numerous access points to pick up the Capital Trail, however, we chose to ride the entire 51.2 mile route from Williamsburg to Richmond, VA. Mile marker "0" begins the Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg. There is a huge parking lot the...

    51.2 miles 160 ft gain

  • Stargaze at Little Creek Dam Road

    This stargazing spot is a wonderful place to test your star photography, or a sweet place to relax and chill with friends. It's a quiet and relaxing spot.It's a little windy, so bring appropriate clothing to sit there and stargaze. And make sure t...

  • Hike the Riverview Trail

    From the parking area at the visitor center, pick up the Backbone Trail marked with gold blazes.  The trails are well marked with signage and arrows.  Follow the Backbone Trail for 2 miles under you reach the trail junction of Powhatan Forks Trail...

    7.5 miles 150 ft gain

  • Photograph Yorktown Beach

    With the George P. Coleman bridge spanning the width of the York River, a fishing pier, and numerous rock jetties, Yorktown Beach is a great location for photographing sunrises or sunsets. There is a nice brick riverwalk path to walk along, or san...

  • Catch a Sunset at the Jordan Bridge

    The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge spans the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River connecting Chesapeake and Portsmouth, Virginia. Located beneath the bridge's abutments on the Chesapeake side is the Elizabeth River Park.Looking to stretch your legs...

    2 miles 200 ft gain

  • Explore the James River Pipeline in Richmond

    Pipeline is a metal catwalk located on top of a giant stormwater pipe in downtown Richmond. Above the pipe runs the CSX railway line; parallel are Class IV rapids of the James River, fittingly called "Pipeline Rapids".  From the address provided, ...

  • Catch A Sunset At Kiptopeke State Park

    This beautiful State Park on the Virginia Eastern Shore provides visitors with a very secluded beach even in the dead of summer. The location of the beach also allows you to enjoy a sunset over water which is rare for the east coast. The sandy whi...

  • Climb Manchester Wall

    To get here, set your GPS to the address pinned below and park on the side curb in the Suntrust Bank lot. From here, walk opposite your car and follow the trail over the high walk and railroad tracks. This will bring you to a concrete railing, to ...

  • Take a Stroll around Maymont Park

    There are two entrances to Maymont: the Nature Center Parking area and the Estate Parking Lot.  The Estate parking lot is closest to all of the gardens, so if you want a longer walk around the estate, park at the Nature Center.  From the Estate pa...

  • Walk the Bryan Park Azalea Gardens

    A short distance from downtown Richmond, this park contains over 450,000 azalea plants in 76 different beds that are usually in peak bloom around mid-April every year. When the plants are in full bloom, you can drive (or walk) the 1 mile loop and ...

    1 miles 0 ft gain

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