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Good tour

Not much to see but the Ranger was great at telling everything that happened here and where it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Donald I
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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Quaint Museum and Nice Driving Tour

A quaint museum and a beautiful driving tour. The town of Yorktown is definitely worth a trip too... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much to see but the Ranger was great at telling everything that happened here and where it happened. He pointed out very well where it happened around the visitors center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donald I
Reviewed 6 days ago

A quaint museum and a beautiful driving tour. The town of Yorktown is definitely worth a trip too. It's not as crowded as Williamsburg and perfect for solo travelers or groups.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tabitha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a nice drive down the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown. We watched the movie and then took an excellent one hour tour given by Taylor Aikens. He gave a most interesting talk and went back several years before the battle in 1781 and took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a half hour with the Red Coat, teaching us all about the battle that took place in and around Yorktown. It was a cold day so the lecture started inside for about an hour. At that point we went outside to see and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Yorktown Battlefield on Thanksgiving weekend. We found the introductory film and the little museum interesting, but the best part of our day was the outstanding tour (1 1/2 hours) led by the extraordinarily knowledgeable Park Ranger, Maria. She opened...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RL5127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not go in the visitor center as they were closing when we got there. Took the loop drive across the hwy where the troops camped out and where the battle was fought and where they were buried. Not so much to see on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy1391
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having done so many Civil War Battlefields I guess I expected more from this one. We stopped first at the Visitor's Center to see the informative displays then drove around to see some of the actual locations such as the batteries and Siege Line. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On Thanksgiving break I was able to walk the Battlefield and tour the museum. Both were excellent and recommended with live attractions, displays, re-enactments, and artifacts. Stop by and get your steps!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcrees2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For those who love history or those who are not sure. Do yourself a favor and just go and have fun. The rangers are so informative and funny. They make history come alive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karl r
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Plan to start you visit at the visitor's center as it will give you an excellent overview of the battle and how the American with significant French help were able to cause the British surrender.

Date of experience: November 2018
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SadieSunflower
October 18, 2018|
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Response from AsterixTheCat | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. But I would guess a battlefield map of Yorktown is likely on the internet somewhere...
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thammock
September 30, 2018|
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Response from redredwine75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes you can. Recommend downloading a map from the NPS site on Yorktown to get you started on where to go & the order. Each marker also has some placards with historical significant highlights to get you started before... More
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EdS269
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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