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Good driving tour battle study

We left Yorktown as our last battlefield destination before we moved out of state and were glad... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John F
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Triangle, Virginia
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Well worth a visit

We did the tour aound the visitors cente that takes around 45 minutes, and was very informative... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JEAN M
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We left Yorktown as our last battlefield destination before we moved out of state and were glad that we wrapped up our Virginia adventures this way. Arriving at the visitors center I showed my military ID as was able to get my national park pass...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the tour aound the visitors cente that takes around 45 minutes, and was very informative. There is a short video presentation in the visitors centre and some displays. We then went on the driving tour of the battle field, I think around sixteen...More

1  Thank JEAN M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the driving tour of the battlefield. The CD is only $5.00 and gives great directions to each of the sites, plus interesting commentaries of what occurred at each spot. There is a good deal of walking at some of the stops, but what...More

1  Thank luvtarheelstate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If one is in the area this historical site must be visited along with a trip to Jamestown. This was where the British army found itself bottled up and finally had to surrender beginning the end of the Revolutionary War. Everything is well presented and...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to learn about Yorktown, this is the place! They have a museum, a short video about the battles, special programs offered daily as well as a driving tour you can take at your pleasure. Our favorite thing at the park was the driving tour,...More

3  Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Williamsburg, do not miss going to Yorktown Battlefield, part of the National Park system. You can reach the battlefield from Williamsburg by taking the Colonial Parkway, a beautiful drive. Once there, stop at the visitor's center and watch the short movie about this...More

1  Thank searchingamerica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is run by the National Parks Service. The ranger guide was very knowledgeable with the “Siege of Yorktown” explicitly explaining the details of the siege. Part of the Historic Triangle which should not be missed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Yorktown Battlefield. We watched the film first and afterwards, we went on a guided tour with a ranger. The tour, which lasted for a little over an hour, stayed around the grounds of the visitor center and we learned...More

Thank MsMNyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family thought this was the best part of our trip to Williamsburg. Everything was quite close to the Visitor Center. They had a movie there to give us an introduction and then a tour guide was waiting for us as it ended to give...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a National Park and we attended a talk by the Park Ranger, which was very good and informative. We really learned a lot. The museum is good, but after seeing Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg the driving tour was a let down. We...More

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Ed S
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Arnold B | Reviewed this property |
There is no app for the battle field car tour. Take your time and go through the museum first and take a few notes. There is so much information in that museum you will not be able to remember at least I didn't. Start on... More
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Carla T
June 17, 2018|
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Response from shelleyv24 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center closes at 5pm but the park is open 6am until sunset. Also the historical town roads that are closed for foot traffic during the day open up to vehicles in the evening.
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Mineral2004
May 14, 2017|
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Response from BASLAD | Reviewed this property |
I was by myself so I could move along at my own pace. I did the visitor Center and took my time on the roads around the park, reading each sign. I spent at least 3 hours. I would highly recommend the American Revolution... More
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