• Colonial National Historical Park

    Colonial

    National Historical Park Virginia

Directions

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).

Directions to Historic Jamestowne 1368, Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081. From Interstate 64 (I-64) when traveling east or west on I-64 take exit 242A. Follow 199 West to the Colonial Parkway, then follow the signs to Historic Jamestowne.

From Willliamsburg take the Colonial Parkway 9 miles south to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

From Yorktown Take the Colonial Parkway 24 miles to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

Directions to Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, Virginia 23690.

Colonial National Historical Park is located a short distance from Interstate 64 (I-64). Eastbound from the Richmond area via I-64, exit 242B for Yorktown, to the Colonial Parkway. Follow the parkway to its end.

West bound Interstate 64 from the Virginia Beach/Norfolk/Hampton area for Yorktown should take Route 105 East (Fort Eustis Boulevard east), exit 250B to Route 17 (George Washington Memorial Highway). Turn left (North) onto Route 17. Follow the signs to the Yorktown Battlefield.

From Historic Jamestown Take the Colonial Parkway 24 miles to the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. From Williamsburg take the Colonial Parkway 14 miles to the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.

AMTRAK and Greyhound has a station in Williamsburg. Rental cars and taxi service are available from this location.

Let us bus you around!

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 schedule for 2014 to be announced.

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.

The Yorktown Trolley is strictly public transportation service and do not provide guide service for Jamestown or Yorktown attractions.

 

Did You Know?

Satellite image of the Chesapeake Bay courtesy of the USGS

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States at 200 miles long, from 3 to 30 miles wide with an area of 3,237 square miles. Four major rivers empty into the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia: the James River, the York River, the Rappahannock River and the Potomac River.