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About Williamsburg Walking Tours

Our tours are a great way to experience the beauty, charm, and history of Virginia’s Colonial Capitol. You will enjoy a leisurely walk of the Colonial Capitol, its architecture and people will come alive with one of our knowledgeable and experienced guides. The history of Williamsburg is the history of our country. The walking tours offer three centuries of extraordinary history and an endless collection of local stories.

Tours / Rates

Williamsburg Walking Tours offers themed tours of historic Williamsburg, Virginia – including historic tours, Civil War tours, African American history tours, and seasonally offered Christmas tours. We have decades of experience and an endless collection of local stories spanning three centuries of the history of this historic town

Advance Tickets Required

Most tours depart from 201 West Duke of Gloucester Street, at the corner of Bruton Parish Church and the Palace Green. The Civil War History Tour departs from The Capitol Building at 499 E. Duke of Gloucester Street.

You can reach us through the Colonial Williamsburg bus system, by foot from many hotels, and by car.

THESE ARE OUTDOOR WALKING TOURS. WE DO NOT GO INSIDE THE HOUSES.

walk about history tour

WALK ABOUT HISTORY

The walking tours offer three centuries of extraordinary history and an endless collection of local stories that our knowledgeable guide brings to life.

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CIVIL WAR HISTORY

The Battle of Williamsburg was a particularly difficult one in the Confederate Army’s Peninsula Campaign from Fort Monroe to Richmond.

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christmas past present tour

CHRISTMAS PAST/PRESENT

Stroll through the
colonial streets of Williamsburg and learn how Christmas was celebrated from the
18th century to
today.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Our African American tour is the only tour of
its kind in the city.
Our guides will tell
you stories that you
won’t hear
anywhere else.

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TESTIMONIALS

Bestsweets - Jul 17
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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Our guide was incredible! She walked us though each area of colonial Williamsburg and gave short history lessons at each location. Our girls, age 11 and 7, we able to learn history with fun facts as our guide engaged with each of them. Our guide asked each of our girls specific questions to keep this attention. I highly Recommend this attraction.
Izzer - Jul 8
Columbus, Ohio
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Trish was the most knowledgable, entertaining guide. She catered her discussion to her audience (we were an all female group and she asked what we were interested in learning). My teen daughters LOVED her ability to relate her tour to what their lives would have been like, and current events that run parallel. She was able to discuss characters from Hamilton (which my daughters also love) and was able to bring depth and background to the songs in the play. Now, when they listen to the music, they'll talk about what Trish taught them. THANK YOU TRISH!!
mauimarebo - Jul 3
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This was an excellent tour.. As a teacher I appreciated the vast knowledge of our guide. She was wonderful! I highly recommend this tour for the whole family.
jonwilson7777 - Jun 2021
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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We had an excellent time. The guide went out of her way to include the kids and balance their engagement with the adults on the tour. Highly recommend!
Nichru - Jun 2021
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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We did a walking tour with Trish this morning. It was great! She has an incredible knowledge of the history of Colonial Williamsburg and is a very good storyteller. When we travel we always do tours, and this tour, with Trish, was one of best.
Tenesha S. - Aug 16
San Francisco, CA
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The African American walking tour was nothing short of PHENOMENAL! Trish our guide was exceptional in every aspect as she ensured that we found the correct location, remained hydrated and in cool spaces and most importantly was very well versed in the history of our people. The information was respectful and honest without being watered down. If I could give Trish and this tour 10 stars it would not be enough. We were so engrossed in learning more about our history and she was equally excited to share as she gave us more of her time past the end the tour. I welcome additional tours of this type and implore anyone who wants to learn and know more to take this tour with Trish!
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Most tours depart from 201 West Duke of Gloucester Street,
at the corner of Bruton Parish Church and the Palace Green.
The Civil War History Tour departs from The Capitol Building at 499 E. Duke of Gloucester Street.
You can reach us through the Colonial Williamsburg bus system, by foot from many hotels, and by car.

Advance Tickets ARE Required

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Advance Tickets Required

Most tours depart from 201 West Duke of Gloucester Street, at the corner of Bruton Parish Church and the Palace Green. 
The Civil War History Tour departs from The Capitol Building at 499 E. Duke of Gloucester Street.

You can reach us through the Colonial Williamsburg bus system, by foot from many hotels, and by car.

THESE ARE OUTDOOR WALKING TOURS. WE DO NOT GO INSIDE THE HOUSES.

Have questions that aren’t answered on the site?
Call us at (757) 634-2452, and we will do our best to answer any questions you might have!