1 dzień / 22 mile / 44 minuty
The Colonial Parkway not only illustrates the English colonial experience in America, but is also an outstanding example of American parkway design. Retaining its original scenic and historic integrity to a remarkable degree, the 23-mile route connects the historic sites of Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown.
9:00 - 0.9 mile / minuta - 9:01
Historic Jamestowne preserves the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. It includes the archeological remains of the 1607 James Fort, original 17th Century church tower and reconstructed church, and re-created Glasshouse and glassblowing demonstrations located near ruins of the 1608 glass factory. A film, museum shop and guided tours are available.
9:01 - 9.3 mile / 18 minut - 9:20
Colonial Williamsburg, the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia, is the nation's largest outdoor living history museum. It features a 301-acre historic area, several museums, and a variety of hotels, restaurants, and authentic colonial dining taverns. More than a dozen trades are preserved and demonstrated at Colonial Williamsburg and many other tradespersons demonstrate the daily work of colonists in the 1770s.
11:20 - 12.2 mile / 24 minuty - 11:44
Yorktown Battlefield is the site of the last major battle of the American Revolution and is operated by the National Park Service. At the visitor center are film and museum exhibits, including George Washington's original tents from the battle. A driving tour through the surrounding battlefields examines fortifications, cannons, and historic buildings. Nearby Yorktown features a dozen homes of the Revolutionary era. Park Rangers guide daily tours of the battlefield and town.
12:14 - 0.0 mile / - 12:14