For an internet map search or GPS, use the following:
Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, Virginia 23690.
Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081.
Colonial National Historical Park is located near Interstate 64 (I-64). For Jamestown from Interstate 64 take exit 242A (Route 199 west). At the second stop light, S. Henry, turn right. Make another immediate right (50 feet). This will bring you to the Colonial Parkway. Turn right onto the parkway and follow it to its end.
For Yorktown from Interstate 64 east take exit 242B (Route 199 east) and follow the signs to the Colonial Parkway. Follow the parkway to its end.
From Interstate 64 west take exit 250B (Route 105 east/Fort Eustis Boulevard). Follow Fort Eustis Boulevard until you come to Route 17/George Washington Memorial Highway and turn left (North) onto Route 17. Follow the signs to the Yorktown Battlefield.
Let us bus you around!
From March 11 and November 3 in 2013 the Historic Triangle Shuttle provides free shuttle service from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center to and from the Jamestown and Yorktown areas. This shuttle service travels the scenic Colonial Parkway. There is no charge for the service. Service to both Jamestown and Yorktown depart the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center every hour and half-hour between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily.
Service to Jamestown makes stops at both Historic Jamestowne (the original site of the first permanent English settlement in North America, administered by the National Park Service and APVA Preservation Virginia) and Jamestown Settlement (a living history museum run by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation). Return service to Colonial Williamsburg departs every half-hour from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a final pickup from Historic Jamestowne at 5:15 p.m.
At Jamestown serivce to the various Jamestown attractions is offered by the Jamestown Area Shuttle, which makes stops at the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center; the Jamestown Glasshouse, also a part of Historic Jamestowne; Jamestown Settlement; and the Jamestown Neck-of-Land Information Station, located along the Colonial Parkway. Completing a loop approximately every 10-15 minutes, the service is free and is available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Service to Yorktown departs from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center daily on the half-hour between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and makes stops at both the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center and the Yorktown Victory Center. Visitors can board for return service to Colonial Williamsburg from either the Yorktown Battlefield or the Yorktown Victory Center, with pickups every half-hour between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., and a final pickup at 5:15 p.m.
Visitors should note that the Historic Triangle Shuttle provides audio interpretation while being transported to Yorktown; it does not provide additional interpretive tours or transportation to individual attractions around the Yorktown Battlefield.
At Yorktown, the Yorktown Trolley provides a service between the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center and the Yorktown Victory Center, with stops in the village and at the new Riverfront Landing.
The Yorktown Trolley will operate in 2013 as follows:
March 23 - May 24 (Daily) - 11 am to 5 pm
The Trolley stops at nine different locations. This is a continuous service making a round trip of the route about every 20 minutes. Holiday routes and times may vary. No bus pass is required to board this shuttle.
2013 HISTORIC TRIANGLE SHUTTLE
March 11 - November 3 (Daily)
9 am to 5:15 pm
These busses are handicap accessible.
Did You Know?
Comprised of various properties Colonial National Historical Park includes Cape Henry, Historic Jamestowne, Yorktown Battlefield, and the Colonial Parkway, a scenic highway connecting Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, also known as the Historic Triangle.