100 Miles of Lights – With Colonial Christmas in Williamsburg

Arrive in Virginia Beach for Holiday Lights on the Boardwalk, delight in holiday shows and lights at Christmas Town Busch Gardens, and tour the historic area of Colonial Williamsburg decorated for the holidays. Visit the Governor's Palace, Edgewood Plantation, a Jamestown Christmas, and much more!

Duration
4 Days /3 Nights

Group size
25

Customization
Available!

Price
From $499.00
Highlights Include:
  • Oceanfront Virginia Beach Accommodations
  • Holiday Lights on the Boardwalk
  • Spirit of Norfolk Holiday Luncheon Cruise
  • Hermitage Foundation Museum
  • Selden Market
  • A Jamestown Christmas
  • Star of Wonder
  • Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration
  • Colonial Williamsburg decorated for the Holidays
  • An Edgewood Plantation Christmas

Day One:
  • Arrive at Virginia Beach and check-in an ocean front hotel.
  • Enjoy a Welcome Dinner included this evening at a Local Favorite Seafood Restaurant located on a picturesque inlet.
  • See the Holiday Lights on The Boardwalk. This festive drive-through light show features a twinkling journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Guests can tune their car radio in to hear holiday music synced with the light show, as they drive through festive fish, jumping dolphins, and frolicking porpoises, as well as Santa and his elves, and much more.
  • Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while we return to the hotel.
Day Two:
  • Enjoy a full breakfast at the hotel this morning.
  • Visit the Virginia Aquarium, the Marine Science Center, and see the Polar Express.
  • Enjoy a holiday lunch aboard the Spirit of Norfolk.
  • Tour Hunter House Victorian Museum for Wintertime delights and take a tour of the Hermitage Foundation Museum.
  • Enjoy dinner on own and free time at Selden Market. The market really comes alive during the holidays with six weeks of the best small business shopping in Hampton Roads. Check out new experiences, events, and pop-ups every week with unique gifts from over 100 amazing small businesses including toys, jewelry, apparel, art, home goods, and more. While you are there, check out festive food, seasonal beverages, live music and caroling, free gift wrapping, and more.
  • Return to hotel.
Day Three:
  • Enjoy breakfast at leisure this morning prior to checking out.
  • Visit the Virginia Living Museum where living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. See The Star of Wonder Show – Mystery of the Christmas Star Planetarium Show. Take a piece of the Virginia Living Museum home with you!
  • Explore Jamestown Settlement and join in the celebration of a Jamestown Christmas. “A Jamestown Christmas” holiday film and special interpretive programs compare English Christmas customs of the period to early years of America’s first permanent English colony. Make sure to stop by the gift shop that offers a selection of books, prints, museum reproductions, educational toys, games and souvenirs relating to the 17th and 18th centuries right in time for holiday shopping. Enjoy lunch on own at the café.
  • Check-in to a Williamsburg area hotel.
  • Experience Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration.  See the park in a whole new light with all-new attractions, dazzling shows, and one-of-a-kind gift ideas that will make everyone say, “Now this is Christmas”. Gaze at more than a million twinkling lights while enjoying hot chocolate and fresh-baked Christmas cookies. A complete Christmas Town experience includes a visit to Santa’s workshop and to the park's 45-foot tall, light-animated Christmas tree.
  • Enjoy dinner on own at Christmas Town.
  • Return to hotel.
Day Four:
  • Enjoy breakfast this morning prior to checking out.
  • Tour Colonial Williamsburg. Enjoy a sampling admission ticket to the exhibition buildings, colonial trade shops, and colonial homes of the Historic Area. This does include your choice of one of the following: The Governor's Palace, the Capitol, or Raleigh Tavern. The Capitol is where Virginia patriots developed principles of self-government, individual liberty, and responsible leadership. The Governor’s Palace reflects the period of Lord Dunmore’s residence, the last English governor of the Virginia colony.  Enjoy the Colonial Holiday Decorations, performances, and activities during your visit.
  • Visit Edgewood Plantation, beautifully decorated for the season. Throughout its dramatic history, Edgewood Plantation has served as a church, post office, telephone exchange, restaurant, nursing home, and a signal post for the Confederates to spy on McLellan's Army. The estate also includes the 1725 Benjamin Harris Grist Mill.
  • Enjoy an included lunch at a nearby Tavern before departing for home.
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