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Beautiful drive highlighting nature and history

Drove the Colonial Parkway to get back to Williamsburg from Jamestown and found the drive amazingly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EagleFlyer
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Reykjavik, Iceland
Beautiful Parkway

Great drive between Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. Nature and pretty scenery abounds as you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ZeelandScoutMom
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Zeeland, MI
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“beautiful drive” (88 reviews)
“speed limit” (41 reviews)
“york river” (63 reviews)
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Yorktown, VA
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Reviewed yesterday

Drove the Colonial Parkway to get back to Williamsburg from Jamestown and found the drive amazingly beautiful and relaxing, owing to both the nature around it and the frequent stopping options. The parkway goes from Jamestown to Yorktown, but we only did part of it....More

Thank EagleFlyer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great drive between Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. Nature and pretty scenery abounds as you drive the Colonial Parkway.

Thank ZeelandScoutMom
Reviewed 5 days ago

Used the Parkway to go to Yorktown and to the Williamsburg visitors center several times. Very relaxing as speed limit is 45 mph and not much traffic. The tree lined road is beautiful with occasional ponds and water views. Saw deer twice.

Thank DEGhia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite doubleheader is Historic Jamestown followed by the Yorktown Battlefield, because it enables relaxing scenic Colonial Parkway all the way. I set the cruise to 35 or 38 and get a kick out of the occasional dunklehead who is desperate to pass. Desperate to...More

Thank GaryKilbride
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great scenery, easy drive. It's a relaxing way to get from Jamestown to Yorktown without being on an expressway.

Thank valliam13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I travel this road every time we travel from Yorktown to Williamsburg. Not only do we miss The traffic on I 64 but the road itself is truly a treasure in our region. The water views of the York River are spectacular...More

Thank jsetcher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to drive this Parkway while in Williamsburg. We discovered it by accident and enjoyed the drive and scenery. The tunnel was long and cool. We loved how secluded it was and the bay.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 1 week ago

whenever we have the time we try the route along the parkway to go from Yorktown to Jamestown. Trees, swamps, marches, wildlife ... so relaxing Best enjoyed for sure when there are no other cars pushing up behind you or overtaking in a bad manor.

Thank Christina O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spotted blue herons along the waterways. There are adequate places to pull over and whip out the binoculars. If you are a birder, like me, you might be interested in this scenic drive.

Thank mariadG9698UF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite park, driving the road is very pace full , all the trees 🌲 .. is a nice place to go to Yorktown from Williamsburg...

Thank elda m
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mary-ellen a
14 August 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
The Parkway runs right past the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor's Center. However, you will be be around the middle of the parkway as Yorktown is one end and Jamestown is the Other. This is considered the historic Triangle... More
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Brenda I
22 June 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...of course. It is open year round and locals use it to avoid I-64 when it gets jammed up or they want a peaceful, easy drive. There are a lot of historical markers and pull-offs. I great place to go star gazing as the... More
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Maureen C
29 March 2017|
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Response from Rich M | Reviewed this property |
We typically cycle from Yorktown to Williamsburg, grab a bite at the Wine @ Cheese shop at Merchant's Square, then return back to Yorktown for Ben & Jerry's
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