A Family Visit to the Jamestown Settlement: The Beginner’s Guide

WHERE: THE HISTORIC TRIANGLE IN VIRGINIA, CLOSE TO Williamsburg and historic Jamestowne MOM SCORE: 5/5KID SCORE: 5/5  The Jamestown area can be confusing - we've been and I still have to look up which is which. There are two Jamestowns to explore which are only five minutes ways from each other. Jamestown Settlement is a … Continue reading A Family Visit to the Jamestown Settlement: The Beginner’s Guide

Williamsburg with Kids: The Beginner’s Guide

Where: The Historic Triangle in Virginia, close to Jamestown. One hour from Richmond. Mom score: 4/5Kid score: 4.5/5  Colonial Williamsburg (CW), the “world’s largest outdoor museum”, is located in the city of Williamsburg, Virginia. Williamsburg itself is a small town; Colonial Williamsburg refers to the restored colonial town which is staffed with historical reenactors and … Continue reading Williamsburg with Kids: The Beginner’s Guide

The Ultimate Guide to a Family Trip to Monticello

Admiring Some of Jefferson's Book Collection Thomas Jefferson’s house and plantation represent his passions and introduces his role in American history Where: Charlottesville, Virginia; an hour northwest of Richmond, 2.5 hours south of Washington, D.C. Mom score: 5/5Kid score: 5/5 Cost: Adult $29, Kids 12-18 $10, Kids under 12 freeTime: 3 hours to all day Who … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to a Family Trip to Monticello