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Founded in 1691, this busy 18th century tobacco port, became very famous for the The Battle of Yorktown, where Gen. Washington defeated the British forces and victoriously ended the American Revolutionary War. But less than 100 years later it was the sight of another great conflict when Gen. McClellan landed Union forces here in 1862 and launched the Peninsular Campaign.
Yorktown Victory Center
Living history museum chronicles major events and home life during the American Revolution.
Swan Tavern Group
Tavern, kitchen, smokehouse and stables located on Main and Ballard streets. The main building was destroyed when a Union Army powder magazine exploded across the street in the courthouse. Buildings have been restored to show original period architecture.
309 Water St., Yorktown, VA 23690; (757) 887-2641;
Open: Tues-Sat 10AM-4PM / Sun 1-4PM; Admission: Adult $3 / Child (6-18) $1;
Five galleries portraying the watermen of Chesapeake Bay. Maritime exhibits include ship models, paintings, dioramas, photographs, and tools. [Maritime Museums]
York County Courthouse
300 Ballard St, Yorktown, VA 23690; (757) 890-3350;
View county court records dating back to 1633.
Yorktown Arts Foundation
121 Alexander Hamilton Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23690; (757) 898-3076;
Open: Tues-Sat 11AM-5PM / Sun noon-5PM; Free Admission.
Gallery features the works of local artisans and craftsmen.
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Chesapeake Bay Adventure Guide
A captivating look at one of the country's most visited regions, including Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia's Eastern Shore. Outdoor enthusiasts love this area, which offers sailing, swimming, hiking and more.
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This special offer will save you more than $200 off the standard retail rate to stay at this scenic Central Virginia resort destination. Equestrian Center, nature trails, many historic sites, fine dining and much more adventure awaits. Many exciting outdoor experiences to choose from.
Yorktown Victory Center
Yorktown Victory Center
Old Route 238, Yorktown, VA 23690; (888) 593-4682;
Open: Daily 9AM-5PM (or until 6PM in summer) / Closed Christmas and New Year's Day;
Admission: Adult $7.75 / Child (6-12) $3.75; (Or get 15% discount with the Jamestown Settlement combo ticket);
Museum of the American Revolution includes several major exhibits at its visitors center;
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Days Inn Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area
331 Bypass Road - Williamsburg, VA, US 23185
AAA 3-Diamond beautiful 120-room hotel with a homey atmosphere is Williamsburg's newest Days Inn (completed Spring 2000). Amenities include:
1010 Kingsmill Road - Williamsburg, VA, US 23185
At the 4-Star - 4 Diamond Kingsmill Resort - guests enjoy luxury in tastefully furnished villas overlooking the golf course fairways, our tennis complex, Wareham's Pond, and the James River. Accommodations are available in guest rooms and one, two and three bedroom suite accommodations. Each suite includes a complete kitchen and living room (most with fireplaces). Enjoy an incredible dining experience at The Bray Dining Room, Eagles, or the Sports Club Grille. Also on site for your evening entertainment is Moody's Tavern.
Courtyard Newport News Yorktown
105 Cybernetics Way - Yorktown, VA 23693
The hotel designed by business travelers, Courtyard surrounds you with all the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. The Courtyard Newport News Yorktown is conveniently located one block from Cybernetics Corporation, two miles from Canon of Virginia, Oyster Point Business Park and Patrick Henry Mall, three miles from U.P.S., four miles from NASA, five miles from Coliseum Mall, Hampton Coliseum, Langley Air Force Base and 10 miles from downtown.
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An exciting revision of this combination travel/field guide to important Civil War battlefields in Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Georgia. Acclaimed for its full coverage and thoughtful organization, this is a guidebook you can carry with you as you tour the sites, and relive the action through Howard's vivid battle descriptions.
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