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Step Back in Time

Step Back in Time

Nostalgia rules at these historic vacation destinations. Soak it all in with living history museums and more.

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Five Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Issue 12

Five Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Issue 12

Williamsburg, Virginia History, museums and arts are the main attractions in Williamsburg. Wander the historic, haunted streets of Colonial Williamsburg, or explore Jamestowne and Yorktown to get a taste of what life was like when settlers were starting out in America. Nearby Busch Gardens and Water Country USA provide thrills for all ages, and numerous […]

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg | RTX Traveler Magazine

Busch Gardens Williamsburg | RTX Traveler Magazine

Named the world’s “Most Beautiful Park” for 22 consecutive years, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is more than 350 acres of action-packed family fun. Opened in 1975, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a European-themed adventure park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century technology. Home to more than 50 rides and attractions, a variety of live shows and seasonal festivals, the park has something for all ages and is a main draw for visitors to the area.

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Anderson Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury Exhibit | RTX Traveler Magazine

Anderson Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury Exhibit | RTX Traveler Magazine

Perhaps one of the most popular sites in Colonial Williamsburg, the Anderson Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury played a crucial role in the war effort and today is nearing the end of a three year reconstruction project.

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Williamsburg Historic Tours and Entertainment

Williamsburg Historic Tours and Entertainment

Modern amenities meld with the past in the Historic Triangle as we travel down the Colonial Highway and experience the birth of a nation in Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Located on the Virginia Peninsula the Historic Triangle is where the amenities of today meld with the rich history of a nation, creating a flourishing and vibrant atmosphere that draws visitors to the area throughout the year.

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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg

It’s the early 1770s in Williamsburg, the capital of Virginia. The air is thick with tension as Loyalists and Patriots both reside in the bustling town. The faint sound of whispers can be heard at every corner as the rumors of revolution swirl in the air.

While time travel contradicts everything we know about reality, Colonial Williamsburg has found a way to successfully transport visitors back to the 18th century. With historic buildings, gardens, restaurants, museums and shops as the stage, live actors bring the streets of Colonial Williamsburg to life with the story of the birth of a nation.

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Colonial Williamsburg Brown Bread Recipe | RTX Traveler Magazine

Colonial Williamsburg Brown Bread Recipe | RTX Traveler Magazine

Ingredients 1/2 c. yellow corn meal 1/3 c. brown sugar 1 tbsp. salt 2 c. boiling water 1/4 c. cooking oil 2 pkg. active dry yeast 1/2 c. lukewarm water 3/4 c. stirred whole wheat flour 1/2 c. stirred rye flour 4 1/4 to 4 1/2 c. sifted all-purpose flour   Preparation Thoroughly combine the […]

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Food For Thought Restaurant | Williamsburg, VA | RTX Traveler Magazine

Food For Thought Restaurant | Williamsburg, VA | RTX Traveler Magazine

Listed #5 out of more than 240 restaurants by Tripadvisor® in Williamsburg and mentioned by locals when asked where to eat, Food For Thought Restaurant serves up Classic American dishes in an eclectic atmosphere designed to stimulate visitors’ taste buds as well as their minds.

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Merchant Square and More | Williamsburg Shopping

Merchant Square and More | Williamsburg Shopping

For some of us it’s golf, for others it’s spending the day on a sandy beach under the sun, and for those who like to shop, the perfect vacation can be defined by having access to a variety of local and retail stores to browse, which is why the Williamsburg area is a shopoholic’s paradise. From the handmade trinkets in the stores along cobblestone Duke of Gloucester Street and the retail village of Merchant Square to the sprawling outlets just west of town, Williamsburg has something for everyone.

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Spring 2013 | RTX Traveler Magazine

Spring 2013 | RTX Traveler Magazine

Situated on opposite sides of the country, these two destinations are about as different as can be in some ways. Vast desert landscapes and stunning red rock formations surround chic and sunny Scottsdale, while lush coastal scenery changes with four distinct seasons in charming Williamsburg.

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