When you think of shopping destinations, we’d wager to guess that Williamsburg, VA, may not be on your bucket list. But the city planners there seem to understand that visitors who come to shop aren’t just looking for bargains; they’re looking for an experience. Choosing Williamsburg as a shopping destination will give you something a little more significant to go home with than a new pair of shoes, especially as you get closer to its Colonial heart. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind finds, premium outlet bargains or family-friendly historical experiences, you really can’t go wrong in Williamsburg. Here are some of the area’s most memorable places to browse.
Visiting Colonial Williamsburg is like stepping into an impressionist painting. You can’t quite see the detail of the lives that came before you, but you can piece together a portrait of their past as it has been preserved today. Should you decide to stay for a romantic weekend, here are some intimate places that shouldn’t be overlooked.
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Top 10 attractions you can't miss in Colonial Williamsburg.
Waiters in Colonial clothing serve authentic tavern meals and more.