Category: Travel

Chippokes Plantation State Park Review

Chippokes Plantation State Park Review

Chippokes Plantation State Park is set on a 400 year old working farm. Chippokes is a Virginia State Park with a nice campground and much to explore. Chippokes Overview Established in 1619, Chippokes Plantation has been actively farmed for 400 years. Its founder was Captain William Powell was a resident of Jamestown. Through its history, […]

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Review

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Review

Family suites, fun pools & great theming make Disney’s Art of Animation Resort a good choice for your Disney vacation. Disney’s Art Of Animation Resort Review. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Overview Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a Disney World value resort. This is a large resort with over 1,900 rooms. You’ll check in […]

Top 7 Must Do Williamsburg VA Area Attractions

Top 7 Must Do Williamsburg VA Area Attractions

Entertainment, education & thrills; there are many fun things to do near Williamsburg VA. Here’s our list of the Top 7 Must Do Williamsburg VA Area Attractions. Williamsburg Must Do Attraction 1: Colonial Williamsburg At Colonial Williamsburg, you can walk in the footsteps of American legends like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and George Wythe. See […]

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Howl-O-Scream

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Howl-O-Scream

If you like Halloween, Busch Gardens Williamsburg Howl-O-Scream is a must do Halloween themed event running September 14-October 27, 2019. It’s Busch Gardens Williamsburg and the landscape is still beautiful. But now its scarier. Some of the regular entertainment like Pet Shenanigans and Howl to Coexist continue during the day. Entertainment geared toward younger visitors […]

Williamsburg Winery Review

Williamsburg Winery Review

Creating fantastic wines since 1985, a visit to Williamsburg Winery, a leading Virginia winery, is well worth a visit. Williamsburg Winery History Wine making in Virginia is as old as Virginia. During the early years of the Jamestown Colony, people worked to find a way for the colony to succeed. In 1619, a law was […]

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Bier Fest

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Bier Fest is inspired by the German Fall tradition of Octoberfest. Music, food, and 100 beers make this a must do event.  While Busch Gardens Williamsburg usually offers a pretty good selection of beers, during Bier Fest there are 100 beers from 50 breweries available. Many are local to the Williamsburg area […]

Don Carter State Park Review

Don Carter State Park Review

Don Carter State Park is the newest Georgia State Park. At 1,316 acres, it packs a lot of great features into a relatively small space.  Don Carter State Park Opened on July 15, 2013, Don Carter State Park is the newest Georgia State Park and the only one located on Lake Lanier. It is near […]

Visit Historic Jamestowne

Visit Historic Jamestowne

Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in North America. At Historic Jamestowne archeologists are revealing new and surprising information. Historic Jamestowne Background Its the 17th century. Spain has been getting rich from its adventures in the Americas. England wants part of the action. Its first colony in North America was established in 1585 but […]

Disney’s All Star Music Resort Review

Disney’s All Star Music Resort Review

I enjoyed my stay at Disney’s All Star Music Resort, a Disney value resort, and wanted to share the information you need to plan your visit.  Disney’s All Star Music Resort Overview Disney’s All Star Music Resort is a Disney World value resort. This is a large resort with over 1,600 rooms. Five areas represent […]

Visit Jamestown Settlement

Visit Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in North America. To experience it come alive, visit the Jamestown Settlement living history museum. Jamestown Settlement Overview Visiting Jamestown VA is an important way to experience the early part of America’s colonial history. The best way to experience it is to pair visits to Jamestown Settlement and […]