It’s that time of year again, time when folks are looking for unique and romantic ways to show and share expressions of love with each other. No other place provides the backdrop for romance quite like Williamsburg. From the Crim Dell bridge at the college of William and Mary where many lovers have proclaimed love and requested hand in marriage to the Beautiful Williamsburg winery where you will find award winning wines and outstanding Epicurean fare in either of their restaurants, after all, the Virginia motto is “Virginia is for Lovers” and this is especially true of the Williamsburg area where you are sure to find love in its embrace. If you’re planning a vacation to celebrate a new love, or to rekindle an old one, you will find something to suit every situation.
Here are a few ideas to help you along the way
Passion on the Plantation – Shirley Plantation Romance Tours (9:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
February is a time for romance, no matter whether you like to send sweets or tweets to your loved one. So if a history of passion makes you weak in the knees, visit Shirley Plantation in Charles City from February 1 – 14 and learn the 18th century art of courting. Find out first hand what it was like to date before the age of text messages, social networking, and e-cards. Enjoy stories of old time weddings, courtships, and even pen your own love letter. Shirley is located on Scenic Route 5, 35 miles outside of Williamsburg in Charles County.
Cost: Adults $11, $7.50 Youth (6-18). Discounts for AAA, seniors and military available.
Murder Mystery at the Williamsburg Winery February 13th.
Go for a carraige ride in Colonial Williamsburg For half a century now, tens of thousands of Colonial Williamsburg guests have opted for a carriage ride through the Historic Area. The horse-drawn drives are a signature experience in the restored colonial capital. Passengers clamber aboard out of curiosity or for the novelty. Passengers like Sue and Jim Rack of Chicago. As he put it: “We just wanted to see what it might have been like to ride around the town.”
As always when you are in Williamsburg Virginia and looking for the most romantic bed and breakfast your choice should always be Colonial Gardens Bed and Breakfast.
Call 800-886-9715 for reservation