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  • Virginia residents pay for a day, return all year at Jamestown Settlement

    Virginia residents pay for a day, return all year at Jamestown Settlement
    Virginia residents can visit Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center an unlimited number of times throughout the entire year for the cost of a single-day ticket. The museums’ American Heritage Annual Pass is available online to...
  • Living Here: York County

    York County is truly a hybrid community — both modern and steeped in American history. Nestled along the York River and extending west to Williamsburg's doorstep, York comprises the easternmost corner of the Historic Triangle, which includes...
  • Living Here: Festivals

    Festivals throughout Hampton Roads. May May 26-27: Pungo Strawberry Festival, Pungo community of Virginia Beach Taste strawberries prepared 50 different ways, enjoy entertainment on three stages and see a parade on Saturday, carnival, livestock show,...
  • Living Here: History museums and sites

    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Revolutionary impact of the Revolution

     Revolutionary impact of the Revolution
    Nearly 232 years after Washington's momentous victory over the British at Yorktown, it can be hard for modern-day Americans to gauge the immensity of the changes unleashed by the Revolution. The war itself was just one of many ways is which daily life...
  • Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break

    Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break
    Let's not kid ourselves. None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family's idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day...
  • Yorktown: Saturday's Christmas Market features music, food, history and shopping

    Yorktown: Saturday's Christmas Market features music, food, history and shopping
    Yorktown holds its 7th Annual Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The market will feature arts and crafts vendors with local shopping opportunities, living history exhibits, strolling musical entertainment, classic...
  • Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near

    Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near
    Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making. Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle. The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • The biggest and best festivals: Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist.

    Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist. JUNE Norfolk Harborfest. June 11-13. One of the region's largest festivals. National and local music acts, Parade of Sail, food and crafts. Town Point...
  • City Guide: York

    York County is truly a hybrid community — at the same time modern and steeped in American history. Nestled along the York River and extending west to Williamsburg's doorstep, York comprises the easternmost corner of the Historic Triangle, which...