Destination guide

Historic Williamsburg will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Williamsburg. This city's soccer games, gardens and theme park draw many visitors. Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens Williamsburg are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Williamsburg

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Williamsburg has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Water Country USA (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Colonial Heritage Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Greensprings Greenway Interpretative Trail (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Williamsburg

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Williamsburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waller Mill Park (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Williamsburg Botanical Garden (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Freedom Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Quarterpath Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Redoubt Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Eco Discovery Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Williamsburg

The nearest airport is in Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), which is 35.8 mi (57.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Williamsburg Transportation Center.

Where to stay around Williamsburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 566 holiday lettings near Williamsburg. From 66 Houses to 279 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Williamsburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Williamsburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Williamsburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Quarterpath Park: 597 holiday lettings
  • Bruton Parish Church: 597 holiday lettings
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!: 537 holiday lettings
  • Redoubt Park: 596 holiday lettings
  • Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum: 594 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Williamsburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Williamsburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 66 Houses in Williamsburg. Our other popular types of Williamsburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 279 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 42 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Williamsburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 410 holiday homes with pool available in Williamsburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.