Spring into 2017

It may seem a little early to start planning a spring vacation. But while we’re all on a winter hiatus, it might be nice to have a little something to look forward to when the sun comes out!

Williamsburg is the perfect spot to plan a family vacation, because there’s something for everyone—thrilling rides, calming spas, delicious dining, nature, shopping and a rich history to learn from. Here are some activities to consider if you’re planning a stay at King’s Creek Plantation in Williamsburg this spring!

Busch Gardens

Every kid should know the thrill of riding a roller coaster. The spring months are generally less crowded than June, July and August, so come to Busch Gardens early to experience the rare and sought-after “no-lines phenomenon.” This year, a brand new wooden roller coaster is coming to the park—the InvadR. This coaster boasts 48 mile-per-hour speeds, a 74-foot drop and nine airtime hills. You’ve got plenty of other options, too, like multi-launch roller coaster Verbolten, the 240-foot high Mäch Tower, and Tempesto, which has a 154-foot tall inversion. Have young children? There’s no shortage of options for kids who love Sesame Street characters, balloon, dragons, gliders and swings.

When you need a roller coaster respite, Busch Gardens delivers—with incredible live shows featuring talented performers on a signature stage, plus a culinary lineup with dishes from around the world. You’ll want to devote at least one day of your vacation to a park that satisfies the needs of all ages. Click here to see ticket prices starting in March!

Colonial Williamsburg

One of the most unique features of the area, Colonial Williamsburg is like a little American gem. If you’ve ever wanted to be a fly on the wall watching history, this is one of the only places in the country where stepping back in time is an option. Watch and learn what life was like in 17th and 18th century America through fascinating reenactments where you can play a role as a citizen of the Revolutionary City! Experience the beginnings of the American Revolution, talk with shopkeepers and townsfolk, take an authentic carriage ride, and sample cuisine inspired by our nation’s history. Then come back to the future and visit art museums and award-winning golf resorts and spas!

Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center

They don’t call it the Historic Triangle for nothing. Close neighbors to Williamsburg are Jamestown and Yorktown, the first English colony established in America and a major port and economic center of the 1700s. Let the kids discover a Powhatan Indian village, explore the insides of the three ships that brought some of the first passengers to Virginia, roam through Continental Army tents, try on 17th-century armor, and much more.

Staying at King’s Creek Plantation opens up a world of possibilities for you and your family. There is no greater gift you can give as a parent than a vacation packed with fun and learning for all ages. Stay with us to create family memories that last a lifetime!