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"Elementary Express" - Student Tour

History and fun tours for younger students

Destinations:

Williamsburg and Jamestown

Trip Time Two Days/One Night

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Elementary Express - Student Tour
Colonial Williamsburg

Day 1 - Jamestown

Noon

Enjoy a “brown bag” lunch brought from home

1:00pm

Meet your Colonial Connections Tour Manager at Jamestown Settlement

1:00pm-3:00pm

Tour Jamestown Settlement

Connect with the experiences of the 17th-century colonists as you explore Jamestown Settlement, the recreation of the first permanent English settlement in America. Tour indoor galleries, talk with costumed interpreters, and visit the re-created James Fort and Powhatan Indian village. Board full-size replicas of the Susan Constant, Discovery and Godspeed - the three ships that brought settlers to Virginia in 1607.


3:00pm-4:15pm

Visit the Glasshouse at Historic Jamestowne

Visit the Glasshouse of 1608 and learn the trade of 17th century glassblowing from artisans as they create glass pieces of the period.


4:30pm

Check-in to your Williamsburg hotel

All properties used by Colonial Connections have an indoor pool and interior corridors for added security.


5:30pm-6:30pm

Dinner provided

6:45pm

Return to the hotel

7:00pm-8:00pm

Colonial Hauntings Tour (candlelight walking tour)

When darkness falls another side of Williamsburg emerges ... it's a different place after sunset - full of mystery and intrigue. Journey by candlelight through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, listening to eerie tales of Williamsburg's only witch trial, Black Beard and his crew, the questionable Lady Skipwith, Lucy of Ludwell and ghostly parties at the Raleigh Tavern. Some stories last more than a lifetime!


8:30pm

Return to hotel

10:00pm-4:00am

Private hotel security provided. Colonial Connections Tour Manager departs.

Day 2 - Williamsburg

8:00am

Deluxe Continental breakfast at your Williamsburg hotel. Check-out of hotel and load luggage on motorcoach.

8:45am

Depart with your Colonial Connection Tour Manager for Colonial Williamsburg

9:00am-12:30pm

Tour Colonial Williamsburg, the Revolutionary City

Explore the nation's largest living history museum. From 1699 to 1780, Williamsburg was the political and cultural center of Britain's largest colony in the New World. In the shops, taverns, government buildings, homes and streets, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Mason and other Virginia Patriots debated the ideas of liberty, independence, and personal freedoms that led to the founding of American democracy and inspired generations of Americans and others from around the world.


12:30pm

Enjoy a boxed lunch in Bicentennial Park

1:00pm-3:00pm

Free time to explore the Historic Area or souvenir shop in Merchants Square

3:15pm

Depart for home

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