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History Comes Alive

Family taking ride on horse-drawn carriage in Williamsburg, Virginia near Williamsburg Resort.Family taking ride on horse-drawn carriage in Williamsburg, Virginia near Williamsburg Resort.

A Look Back at Colonial Times

Your history comes alive experience begins at the Capitol building in Williamsburg, Virginia. Your tour starts in the Courtroom and House of Burgesses that were once the center of political events leading to the American Revolution. Next, you’ll get to relive history through the eyes of a tradesperson. See how flax, cotton and wool are converted into wonderful fabric at the Weaver, meet woodworkers who make doors, windows, shutters and cupboards at the Joinery, and feel many of the fabrics and garments worn by Colonial Americans at the Tailor. You’ll then be led to the elegant home of prominent attorney and thinker George Wythe for a tour before meeting up with Founding Father Alexander Hamilton himself. You’ll end your history-filled day with an excellent lunch at DoG Street Pub, located in a transformed 80-year-old bank.

Transportation will be provided to and from Williamsburg Resort and our experience. Please note some walking will be involved with this event (8 on a scale of 1–10*), which may include steps.

Call (888) 213-9990 to start booking your VIP Experience!

Event pricing does not include accommodations.
*For reference, 10 is about 1.5 miles.

  • March 8–10, 2022

  • Booking begins Dec. 2021

  • Transportation provided

  • Select meals provided

  • Event capacity: 30

  • All ages


Tuesday, March 8, 2022 – Check-In & Welcome Party

  • 7–9 p.m. Arrive to Welcome Party for dinner and cocktails

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – History Comes Alive Experience

  • 8:30 a.m. Transportation departs for the Capitol in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • 9 a.m. Arrive to see History Come Alive
  • 9:15 a.m. Visit the Capitol, Weaver, Joinery and more
  • 12 p.m. Meet Alexander Hamilton
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch at DoG Street Pub
  • 2 p.m. Transportation departs for resort

Thursday, March 10, 2022 – [Optional] One-hour personalized owner update at pre-selected date and time

Friday, March 11, 2022 – Event check-out date (but you’re welcome to stay longer!)

Participants in the VIP Experience have the option of signing a photo/video release form.

Details subject to change. Final itinerary available upon check-in.


Please note accommodations are not included in your event pricing and will need to be booked separately. Accommodations at Williamsburg Resort are required in order to participate in this VIP Experience. As a perk for attending this event, we’re offering 25% off your resort stay, up to one full week, as well as access to Signature Collection on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask about accommodations when you book by calling (888) 213-9990.

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Membership Points

Utilize your vacation ownership to take a unique trip this year! You have the option of booking your experience accommodations with your membership points (depending on how many you own).

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Buy Additional Points

Already used your annual points or don’t have enough to cover the event stay? No worries! You can reserve accommodations for this incredible, guided experience by purchasing additional points.

About This Destination

When you’re not out enjoying our guided experience, you’ll have time to explore Williamsburg Resort. We offer a variety of amenities, such as:

  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Bowling alley
  • Café
  • Spacious accommodations
  • Mini golf

Learn more about Williamsburg Resort!

Get Directions

200 English Garden Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Property building surrounded by pink flowers at Williamsburg Resort in Virginia.

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