3 Things to do when Road tripping into Williamsburg, VA
Currently deciding on where to travel to during the upcoming season? Perhaps you do not want to visit a large city. Instead, you may want to experience an area that is known for their Southern Hospitality and has more of a small-town feeling. Well, you are just in luck! Taking that new sports car of yours will be perfect for when you drive to Williamsburg, Virginia. Established in 1638, the city of Williamsburg is known for being one of the oldest settlements in the United States. Additionally, there are many activities to see and do in the area.
In this article, I have highlighted the 3 activities to see and do in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Williamsburg Art Gallery
Besides being known for its historical significance during the American Revolution, the city of Williamsburg is also known for its blooming art scene. The Williamsburg Art Gallery showcases art that emphasizes the relationship of the area to its respective seasons, and its history. Two interesting fact about the gallery are that it was recently named the best art gallery in the state and one of the top 25 art galleries in the entire United States. Apart from its recognition on a state and national level, the museum is also going a huge transformation into the modern, digital environment. Be sure to check out their art sale , which runs through August and where you are bound to find some great deals.
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
Another art museum that you for sure do not want to miss when visiting Williamsburg is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. At this local landmark, you will be able to view an assortment of art pieces from artists who have colonial and modern styles. Some of the upcoming exhibits are Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade and Folk Art Underfoot: American Hooked Rugs. Both of these exhibits open in the summer of this year. To see both of these fine exhibitions, be sure to purchase your tickets ahead of time.
The Virginia Beer Company
Apart from Williamsburg’s historical past and its several art museums, the area has also become home to a few breweries. One of those breweries is the Virginia Beer Company. Established in 2016, the brewery houses 16 different flavors of beer with 8 rotating flavors. A few of their year-round beers to try when visiting this local hotspot are Saving Daylight and Elbow Patches. Also, be sure to check out their limited-edition brews, such as Green and Gold and Holiday Homecoming. Aside from the company’s many beers for consumption, the brewery also hosts food trucks and events daily during normal business operations.
Given its small-town feeling and Southern Hospitality, Williamsburg is one city that you for sure would want to visit. Its colonial past and its modern activities forge an unforgettable trip which will make you want to coming back. Welcome to Williamsburg. We are glad that you are here.
Contributed by Dylan Moskowitz