Yorktown Vacations

Yorktown is located in Newport News, a city with 180,000 people. If you are arriving by air, Yorktown lies 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the south of the Newport News - Williamsburg International Airport. The city center of Newport News is situated just 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the south.

Yorktown is a popular place to head to while you are exploring Newport News as a large number of the area’s main attractions are nearby. The Colonial National Historical Park and the Newport News Park are amongst the many popular places to visit. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Lee Hall Mansion and Fort Eustis.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg and the Public Hospital Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the much-loved performance venues such as Kimball Theater in Williamsburg. Visit the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg, to get your fix of art.

There are many great sights to visit in and around Yorktown. Make sure you allow enough time to see them all. The Newport News area features some evocative reminders of the past; start your historic tour at Governor's Palace in Williamsburg. The Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg offer visitors to Newport News the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.

One of the best ways to experience the natural environs is to head for the greens at the area’s challenging golf links such as the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg.

If you like to grab a bargain, visit the Patrick Henry Mall.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg, the Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point and the Country Inn & Suites Williamsburg East (Busch Gardens Area) are among the most popular accommodation options here.


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