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Around Town

Whether you’re coming to King’s Creek for a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, you will find so many exciting things to do right off your doorstep. The exciting story of America’s birth is vividly told in America’s Historic Triangle: Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown.

All around Williamsburg are world-class museums, art galleries, theaters, fabulous shopping, exquisite dining, outstanding golf and theme parks, as well as gorgeous scenic trails and waterways. Come explore, eat, play and shop!

King’s Creek Mentions

Busch Gardens/ Water Country USA



From thrilling coasters to world-class entertainment, there is something for everyone at Busch Gardens® Williamsburg. Pantheon, the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster is now open. Fun is always in season at Busch Gardens®.

Colonial Williamsburg


With over 300 acres of iconic sites, historic taverns, and world-class art museums, at Colonial Williamsburg, history truly comes to life. See our talented tradespeople practicing authentic 18th-century crafts, meet a Nation Builder, influential men and women who were critical to the founding of our country and visit working archaeology sites, where our experts are uncovering the past to better inform our future. Here, you’ll make memories that last a lifetime.

Spooks and Legends – Ghosts, Witches and Pirates Tour


Your 18th century tour guide will take you back in time to the most interesting locations in colonial Williamsburg while visiting haunted houses and hearing fascinating details of the witch trials, captured pirates, and Blackbeard’s demise. Learn about the strange rituals and customs of our forefathers. Come meet our very own witch, pirate, and Petey the Parrot, all part of our costumed crew. Fun For all ages!! Kids come out and get a prize from Mr. Pirate’s chest!

Visit Yorktown / Riverwalk Landing


Travel back in time, then savor the present at this year-round destination full of history, shopping, outdoor fun, dining, and special events. Relive the pivotal battle of the Revolutionary War. Visit historic homes, museums, and battlefields by foot or enjoy a guided Segway tour through town. Set sail aboard Yorktown’s home-ported schooner, the Alliance for a sunset sail or take the kids on a pirate adventure cruise. Shop in specialty stores; enjoy live music, festivals, and outdoor markets; swim and sunbathe at the beach and dine in one-of-a-kind riverfront restaurants. With so much to see and do – we invite you to stay a while! Check into our waterfront hotel, quaint bed & breakfasts, or even your own private cottage.

Williamsburg Salt Spa


At Williamsburg Salt Spa, the chaotic nature of daily life fades away, and the immersive power of total relaxation sweeps over you. Whether you find relaxation effortlessly in the float tanks, or by replenishing your body’s minerals in the incredible salt cave. Or, you like to keep it simple with a unique hot salt rock massage. Add an infrared sauna session for a full rejuvenation experience. No matter your relaxation method, you’ll find your tranquility nirvana here. Call us to make your reservations today!

The Precious Gem


Since 1981, The Precious Gem has played a part in celebrating life’s extraordinary occasions with handcrafted jewelry by owner/designer Reggie Akdoagan. Delight in his custom designs, many one-of-a-kind pieces, and dazzling colored gemstones. Whether it’s your engagement or anniversary, first job or retirement, new baby or birthday, The Precious Gem wants to be your jeweler for life. The Precious Gem, Merchants Square Williamsburg, VA.

Whitley’s Peanuts


Since 1986, Whitley’s Peanut Factory has been producing the finest gourmet Virginia Peanuts on the market. Each batch is roasted slowly and carefully the old-fashioned way to ensure their peanuts are the best you’ve ever tasted. Whitley’s Virginia peanuts, specialty nuts, and confections are perfect to give as gifts or simply to enjoy on your own.

Williamsburg Winery


Experience the Flavours of the Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred Farm.
Williamsburg Winery, one of Virginia’s most acclaimed wineries, established in 1985. Visit us for a great wine experience, delicious farm to fork dining experience at Gabriel Archer Tavern or for a relaxing afternoon at the Wine Pavilion”.

Southern Pancake

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Southern Pancake and Waffle House is one of the top five pancake houses in Williamsburg, Virginia. A family-owned restaurant located in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg and minutes away from Busch Gardens and Water County serves delicious southern breakfast and lunch entrees every day.

Curbside pick-up, in-door and outside seating is available. Delivery is available through Grubhub. Call (757)220-5542 to order.

Opus 9 Steak House


At Opus 9, we have a commitment to exceeding your expectations every time you dine. From our extraordinary wine list to our melt in your mouth steaks, we offer something to appeal to every palate. One of casual elegance, our dining room is perfect for a meal away from home. We look forward to offering you the best steak in town.

Second Street, an American Bistro


For over 3 decades, Second Street consistently offers unbelievable food and beverages, in a comfortable atmosphere, with friendly service. Rare will you find a restaurant these days that will remain popular, or relevant after 35+ years. Second Street’s menu features a selection of WilliamsBURGERS that has been pleasing guests for years. Fall-off the bone, Baby Back Ribs are a staple Chicken and Pasta dishes help round out the diverse menu. For those with a more eclectic palate, we offer trendy foods that are fashionable, yet not too “foo-foo”. From American regional cuisine like Chesapeake Bay Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, to hand-cut prime steaks, and mouth-watering Atlantic Grilled Salmon. Other menu items include a star-studded list of appetizers and culinary created flat bread pizzas. Our menu is diverse enough for the whole family and a separate menu is available for the Kids and those interested in Gluten Free options.


Places to PlayPlaces to EatPlaces to ShopPlaces to Explore

Colonial Williamsburg
101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-220-7534

Busch Gardens
One Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone: 800-343-7946

Colonial Heritage
6600 Wiltshire Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-645-2000

Go Ape
5537 Centerville Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 800-971-8271

Go Carts Plus
6910 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA
Phone: 757-564-7600

Historic Yorktown / Riverwalk Landing
Yorktown, VA 23690

Illusions Salon & Day Spa
374 McLaws Cir, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center
PO Box 1607, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone: 757-253-4838

Kingsmill Resort
5576, 1010 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 800-832-5665

Kiskiack Golf Club
8104 Club Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-566-2200

Mega Auto Spa
5117 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-645-5342

The Yorktown Schooners
PO Box 238, Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone: 757-639-1233

Virginia Air and Space Center
600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669
Phone: 757-727-0900

Visit Yorktown/Riverwalk Landing
331 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone: 757-890-5900

Water Country USA
176 Water Country Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 800-343-7946

Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-229-0999

Williamsburg Flight Center
104 Marclay Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-223-1488

Williamsburg Salt Spa
1111 Old Colony Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-229-1022

Opus 9 Steakhouse
5143 Main Street, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-645-4779

Revolution Golf & Grille
1430 High St Ste 706, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-645-4711

Old City Barbeque
700 York St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-378-5125

Second St
140 Second Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-220-2286

Shorty’s Diner
627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-603-6674

Southern Pancake
1605 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 220-5542

Whitley’s Peanuts
1351 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757- 229-4056

Colonial Williamsburg Merchants Square
134 N Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

374 McLaws Cir suite 1, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Mega Auto Spa
5117 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185

New Town
4801 Courthouse St., Williamsburg, VA 23185

The Precious Gem
423 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square Williamsburg, VA 23185

Whitley’s Peanut Factory
PO Box 647, Hayes, VA 23072
Phone: 804-642-7688

Williamsburg Salt Spa
1111 Old Colony Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757-229-1022

Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region

An Area Rich in Heritage and Fun!

If you are looking to expand upon your vacation in Williamsburg, Virginia, there is a wealth of adventure and opportunity for every different desire.
Visit Virginia Beach: The Atlantic Ocean and the famous beach resort town of Virginia Beach are about an hour away. With 35 miles of coastline including the Chesapeake Bay and the ocean coast, 3 public beaches and an amazing boardwalk, Virginia Beach offers coastal charm year-round. And there’s plenty more than sand to enjoy, Rudee Inlet offers fantastic restaurants, parasailing, fishing charters, paddle boarding rentals and more.
Discover Norfolk: Norfolk is home to the Virginia Zoo where extensive renovations have made it a very popular destination. The Norfolk Botanical Gardens lie adjacent to the Norfolk International Airport and offers 155 acres of 40 themed garden delights and over 5 miles of walking paths. If you’re in the mood to stroll one of the hippest neighborhoods around, the Ghent district is just a few minutes from downtown and hosts antique shops, coffee houses, breweries and shopping.
Experience Richmond: The Capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia embraces both old and new. The Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson, and The Edgar Allen Poe Museum offer insights into the past. Drive into the future at the Richmond International Raceway where you can become a NASCAR driver for a day. With diverse restaurants, shops and events, there are endless opportunities to experience Richmond.
Explore the Peninsula: Explore all that the Peninsula has to offer just a short drive from the resort! From Newport News Park with 8,000 acres to enjoy plus two freshwater reservoirs and 30 miles of hiking trails to a relaxing day at Buckroe Beach in Hampton there are endless ways to enjoy the outdoors. Hampton is also home to The Virginia Air and Space Museum highlighting flight and NASA space travel and sits adjacent to a quaint waterfront village with shopping and dining to end a wonderful day of exploring.