• Colonial National Historical Park

    Colonial

    National Historical Park Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. My family is planning a vacation to Colonial Williamsburg. How far away is Colonial National Historical Park and is there public transportation available to the park?

A. Colonial Williamsburg is located 10 miles east of Historic Jamestowne and 13 miles west of Yorktown Battlefield. The three historic sites are connected by the Colonial Parkway.

The Historic Triangle Shuttle provides service to Jamestown and Yorktown from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center. The service is available every 30 minutes between 9:00 a.m and 3:30 p.m. from April 1 to October 31.

Did You Know?

A raccoon searching for food among shoreline rocks

The words opossum, raccoon, persimmon and Chesapeake are not English words, but rather Algonquian words, the language of the Powhatan Indians of the Chesapeake Bay area. John Smith, William Strachey and others published list of various Indian words.