Williamsburg, Virginia


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

15 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
1 Votes - "Friendliest"
1 Votes - "Most Beautiful"


Williamsburg houses the history of America’s birth with buildings from the 1600’s, citizens reenacting colonial times, and landmarks representative of our country’s lineage galore. The first chapter of American settlement took place here and today’s locals replicate and share this story with all who come. From the College of William and Mary to reenactments to museums, the journey to independence is captured in every facet of the historic town and cherished by those who have preserved it.

Visitors can see America’s first settlement of Jamestown still being unearthed and venture to Yorktown to experience the full Historic Triangle. The historic district has hundreds of reconstructed buildings and homes spread out over 301 acres.

Among the many attractions are the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Kimball Theatre, and Bassett Hall. The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are now under one roof, where visitors can peruse American and British antiques from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, as well as unique pieces of colonial and contemporary folk art.

Captain and Clark explained, “In Williamsburg, the history of America – your history – is hands on…filled with men and women who burn with a zeal for the U.S. The only thing we found to be more impressive than their patriotism is their warmth.”

Williamsburg (and greater Williamsburg, for that matter) is the birthplace of America! With its living history museums, we are continually connected to the past -- and connecting it with the present! Where else can you sit down and have conversations with the founding fathers on a regular basis? :)
Reviewed by femaletrouble
on September 17, 2012
Virginia's colonial capital and home to the second oldest college in the nation, Williamsburg is great.
Reviewed by dabigo77
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful, quaint, and a wonderful day-trip from Virginia Beach, Williamsburg has everything for every family: history, culture, food, and fun!
Reviewed by JLGriffith
on September 17, 2012
Great small patriotic town
Reviewed by Cornelius60
on September 17, 2012
Most beautiful town I have ever seen. Full of history and fun.
Reviewed by cynthia675
on September 17, 2012
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