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New Ship At Yorktown

Another historically significant ship sailed into Riverwalk Landing at 1:30 this morning! Nao Trinidad, a square-rigged replica built in Spain in 2018, will be stationed in Yorktown from Friday, Oct. 28 – Sunday, Nov. 6....
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Williamsburg Virginia’s Chef on Hell’s Kitchen

Casa Pearl's Ileana D'Silva On Fox's Program Eighteen new chefs arrived in Los Angeles in two separate limos heading to Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen. And one of them was from Williamsburg, Virginia. Local chef Ileana D'Silva,...
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JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY SCHEDULE CHANGE

The JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY is set to switch over its seasonal schedule on September 12, 2022.  The JSF transports motorists across the James River from Scotland to Jamestown in both directions 24 hours a day, 365...
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New Train Routes To Williamsburg Proposed

Travel To Williamsburg May Get Easier Williamsburg, Virginia has historical sites and theme parks, major metropolitan areas and even beaches all within an hour. What it doesn’t have is access to the mountains. That soon...

Williamsburg Inn Named One of World’s Most Luxurious Hotels

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Forbes Travel Guide has named the Williamsburg Inn as one of the World's Most Luxurious Hotels. "The staff at the Williamsburg Inn shares this honor together, with recognition to all the Team Members for their...
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Southern Living Magazine names Williamsburg Virginia

Williamsburg, Virginia was a winner in Southern Living Magazine's South's Best Awards,
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New Jamestown Virginia Movie Begins Filming

Action! A new film set on the deck of an English sailing ship as it approaches Jamestown, Virginia in 1622 has begun production.   In Brownwood,Texas, in a large warehouse turned movie studio, the story of Jamestown...

Busch Gardens’ & Kings Dominion under same owners?

Cedar Fair operates 13 properties, including Kings Dominion in central Virginia. SeaWorld Entertainment has 12 theme parks, including Busch Gardens Williamsburg. SeaWorld Entertainment offers to buy Cedar Fair parks; Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion could...
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William & Mary goes solar

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The college has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Dominion Energy that will source nearly 50% of the university’s electricity from solar
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BUSCH GARDENS PANTHEON OPENING MARCH 25

Busch Gardens Williamsburg's new high speed coaster Pantheon will officially open on March 25th! Wait, it gets better. If you are a Busch Gardens Member, you will have access to Members only previews beginning...