Top 5 Things To Do in Williamsburg, VA in the Winter

two white houses on the street of historic Colonial Williamsburg

Don’t let winter stop you from making a memorable getaway to Williamsburg, VA! There are plenty of things to do and new experiences to have in Virginia’s Colonial Capital. Whether you’re looking for live theatre, shopping, museums, outdoor fun, or top-notch dining, the Colonial Gardens Bed & Breakfast in Williamsburg is your perfect gateway to all that Williamsburg has to offer in wintertime.

Attend a Show
Williamsburg is home to many live entertainment venues that are perfect for wintertime fun. Explore these theatres, performing arts centers, and festivals to see what exciting shows they are offering during your visit:

Go Shopping

Williamsburg offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities. Take a stroll through Colonial Williamsburg for unique souvenirs or head to the outlets for great deals. There’s something for everyone!

Visit a Museum

Explore our nation’s history or experience the region’s finest art with a trip to any of Williamsburg’s distinguished museums: 

Play OutsideWhite figure skates with red laces hanging on a wooden wall with greenery tucked inside each one.

Winter weather in Williamsburg is generally moderate, and we usually get plenty of sunshine. So if you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find plenty to do during the winter. Go ice skating at Liberty’s Ice Pavillion or spend some time bird watching at New Quarter Park. Dive into history as the Colonial Williamsburg Museum hosts “Midwinter Stories” on the Governor’s Palace outdoor stage during December. Go horseback riding through the beautiful historic trails of Carlton Farms. There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun!

Explore Restaurants

Williamsburg has so much to offer for food and drink lovers. Try one of these restaurants, distilleries, or tasting experiences to make your visit a delicious one. 

Make Your Winter Getaway Spectacular

The Colonial Gardens Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to enjoy a cozy winter getaway. Stay in one of our upstairs rooms and enjoy a crackling fireplace to keep you warm! Our beautifully-appointed rooms, gourmet breakfasts, and central location to all the exciting attractions in Williamsburg will make your getaway fun, relaxing and memorable! Book a room today!

A fire in a log fireplace.

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