Williamsburg is a city in southeast Virginia, USA. Williamsburg is a popular tourist center which showcases the nation's colonial history in its Colonial Williamsburg historic area. It is the cornerstone of the Historic Triangle with Jamestown and Yorktown joined by the Colonial Parkway.
Major points of interest in this historic district include the Virginia's first capitol building, the Governor's Palace, Bruton Parish Church (the oldest continually-operating church in the United States), and the College of William and Mary.
Other highlights in the city include The Williamsburg Winery (Virginia's largest winery), the Williamsburg Botanical Garden, and the National Center for State Courts. Also located in Williamsburg are two major theme parks, Busch Gardens Europe and Water Country USA.
Things to See & Do
* Colonial Williamsburg – outdoor living museum
* James River Plantations
* Williamsburg Winery
* Williamsburg Botanical Garden
* Riverwalk Landing
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 22.5 km²
Population – 14,100 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links - The main airport servicing Williamsburg is Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport in Newport News, This airport is serviced by Delta, US Airways, and Airtran. Norfolk International Airport and Richmond International Airport also serve passengers from the city.
Williamsburg Amtrak Station is located just north of the central district at 468 North Boundary Street. Amtrak Trains run to Richmond, Washington DC and New York via the Northeast Regional line.