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Very nice park like drive.

Colonial Parkway connects the best historical attractions of the area in a smooth, wide roadway... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Craig W
,
Cape Coral, Florida
So pretty!!!

Oh, if all roads in the US could loom like this! Gorgeous! Drove it up and down as we visited the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mbeach
,
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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“speed limit” (38 reviews)
“pull offs” (26 reviews)
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Yorktown, VA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Colonial Parkway connects the best historical attractions of the area in a smooth, wide roadway through the woods, marked with great signage, that makes it easy to find your destinations with a minimum of traffic lights, stop signs and traffic distractions. The speed limits are...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh, if all roads in the US could loom like this! Gorgeous! Drove it up and down as we visited the area!

Thank mbeach
Reviewed 3 days ago

The colonial Parkway is a tree lined road that connects Colonial Williamsburg with Yorktown. Speed limit is 45mph so it isn't the road you want to take if you are in a hurry. As you drive, the trees will give way to views of the...More

Thank retphcs
Reviewed 3 days ago

When in Williamsburg you need to take a relaxing ride on the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown and Jamestown. The ride is scenic, relaxing and you will get to see deer at dusk. We have been going to this area for many years for vacations and...More

Thank Birdman45
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went in June when everything was green. The roadway connects historic cities together and makes it easy. This would be great during the fall when the colors change. It's a easy 25 mile drive

Thank 446raymondr
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Parkway will get you to most of the major area attractions or you can take it end-to-end for a beautiful, relaxing drive. Well worth the time it takes.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Scenic drive if you are traveling the historic triangle. Obviously the interstate would be faster but not scenic. Take this drive but be prepared for a slow drive if you get behind slow drivers.

Thank stephp1508
Reviewed 6 days ago

A spectacular drive. I would NOT drive here just to drive on it though, Explore it as you explore the area. Very scenic. Very historic.

Thank thelmantimestwo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had not traveled the full length of the parkway from Jamestown to Yorktown in a number of years. Still fantastic and brings back some good memories

Thank 894robertj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We began our tour of the American Triangle here and strolled along by the water. Ample parking but we did get her early. The information is just the right amount to stop and study and imagine the high significance of the place. Nice to read...More

Thank M L
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Brenda I
22 June 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...of course. It is open year round and locals use it to avoid I-64 when it gets jammed up or they want a peaceful, easy drive. There are a lot of historical markers and pull-offs. I great place to go star gazing as the... More
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Maureen C
30 March 2017|
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Response from Rich M | Reviewed this property |
We typically cycle from Yorktown to Williamsburg, grab a bite at the Wine @ Cheese shop at Merchant's Square, then return back to Yorktown for Ben & Jerry's
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kr4maxx
15 October 2016|
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Response from traderdan | Reviewed this property |
Yes you'd be ok
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