From Williamsburg, it's about 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the south to Knoxville and 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the north to Lexington.
While it can be a temptation to just chill out when vacationing in Williamsburg, keep in mind that the surrounding region's many scenic wonders await. While in the region, visit the The Arena at SE KY Agricultural and Expo Complex and Laurel River Lake in and around Corbin, approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the south of Williamsburg.
Organize some transportation and head out to Knoxville, a retail and transport hub for the region, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) away from Williamsburg. This bigger city offers a number of points of interest, such as Thompson Boiling Arena, Haley Heritage Square and Mabry Hazen House. And don't rush back to Williamsburg until you've investigated Knoxville's East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville Zoological Gardens and Tennessee Theatre.
Don't forget to check out the region's alluring waterways. Fishing and boating are some of the most popular ways to exercise here.
The nearest major airport, McGhee Tyson Airport, is located in Knoxville, 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the south of Williamsburg, which is handy to remember when booking your trip.