Experience the Modern Sites of Historic Williamsburg, VA
While Williamsburg may be best noted for its interactive view into the colonial times of America, Williamsburg can also offer travelers a wide variety of modern experiences for a vacation that can be entertaining, educational and, above all, varied. Unfortunately, due to the huge popularity of the area’s many historic activities the other area attractions are sometimes lost in the limelight. That’s why we’ve highlighted some of the more popular modern day offerings to help you in planning a Williamsburg vacation that perfectly balances the past with the present. From natural attractions to live shows, there’s more than history taking place in Williamsburg, VA!
The Virginia Living Museum offers an encompassing look into forests, seas and even space for a comprehensive understanding of our world’s surroundings. Guests will find a variety of exhibits including a 3/4 mile walking trail, 30,000 gallon aquarium and six different planetarium shows. And the best part of the Virginia Living Museum is that with so many different aspects of our natural world on display, there’s sure to be a topic that interests every member of your party!
Combining dining, entertainment and elements of whodunit novels, Mystery Dinner Playhouse is an interactive night on the town that can provide great dining and entertainment. Throughout the evening you’ll dine with and interact with both guests and actors as a murder mystery is set up. Once the ‘murder’ takes place it will be up to the audience to find the culprit through keen insight and interrogation. Of course, throughout the event the actors will be loosely working of a script to ensure that the entertainment stays sharp; though that’s far from saying that surprises won’t arise! Whether you’re looking for a unique show option, active dinner experience or simply a fun time, it’s doubtful that the Mystery Dinner Playhouse will disappoint.
Spirit of Norfolk Cruises offer an encompassing time of entertainment on the Elizabeth River. You’ll depart from the waterfront in downtown Norfolk, and escape on a journey that will offer an elegant buffet, dancing, live entertainment and sightseeing all at once! Throughout the cruise, both cold and hot entrees will be served by buffet as you enjoy a live musical revue before taking to the dance floor and moving to the masterful mix of the DJ. Whether elegance is the theme of your entire getaway or you’re simply looking for something different for one night while in Williamsburg, the Spirit of Norfolk Cruises are a great entertainment option.