50 Reasons to Visit

Explore James City County!


James City County has a great mix of things to do no matter what your interests are – there are outdoor adventures galore, the history of America and numerous modern attractions such as the Williamsburg Winery and Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Pick a few things and come explore James City County!
1Busch
  1. Home to the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park


    Busch Gardens Williamsburg, which also is jam-packed with fun for the whole family with numerous special events
2Jamestown
  1. Historic Jamestowne


    Historic Jamestowne
     – where the settlers first landed in 1607, a great place to learn about archaeology and also home to Island Loop, which makes for a great bike ride
3Jamestown
  1. Jamestown Settlement


    Jamestown Settlement
     – a museum and living history exhibit of what life was like for the colonists 
4Winery
  1. Williamsburg Winery


    The Williamsburg Winery
     - Virginia’s largest winery
5Newtown
  1. New Town Williamsburg


    New Town Williamsburg
     is a destination for shopping, dining and great events. Events in New Town Williamsburg include the annual Summer Fest, REV3 Glow Run and Chili ‘N Tunes.
6JamesRiver
  1. The James River


    Scenic beauty of the James River
7OutdoorAdventure
  1. Outdoor Adventures


    Great outdoor adventures
8CapitalTrail
  1. Virginia Capital Trail


    Biking on the paved Virginia Capital Trail as well as many other sites throughout the County
9Greensprings
  1. Greensprings Interpretive Trail


    Greensprings Interpretive Trail
    , which is part of the Virginia Birding Trail includes more than 200 species of birds
10Shopping
  1. Premier Shopping


    Premier shopping location – more than 130 stores at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets and tons of boutique and antique stores
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