Explore Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg is located in southeastern state of Virginia, on the Virginia Peninsula. The city is well known for Colonial Williamsburg, a restored historic area of the city, and for William & Mary University. Williamsburg has a total are of 8.6 square miles (22.5 kmē) and a population of about 11,998.

Summers in Williamsburg are hot and humid with cool evenings with temperatures ranging between 78 and 90°F (26 and 33°C). Winters temperatures range between 28 and 40°F (-2 and 7°C) with an average snowfall of 6 inches (15cm).

Williamsburg is perhaps best known for its tourist and historical points of interest, the centerpiece of which is Colonial Williamsburg, which is essentially a living history museum, depicting the lifestyles and culture of the 18th century colonial period in American history. William & Mary was established in 1693, making it the second oldest university in the United States.

Places to visit include; Virginia's first capitol building, the Governor's Palace and Bruton Parish Church (the oldest continually-operating church in the United States). Other highlights in the city include The Williamsburg Winery, the Williamsburg Botanical Garden and the National Center for State Courts.

The closest airport to Williamsburg is the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (20 miles away), also the Richmond and Norfolk airports are 55 miles away.

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