Points of Interest:

Riverwalk Landing                                                                       4.2 miles

Yorktown Beach                                                                                   3.6 miles

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown                                         4.2 miles

City Center Newport News                                                                3.5 miles

Colonial Williamsburg                                                                            21.6 miles

Newport News/ Williamsburg International Airport                          6.1 miles


Riverwalk Landing

Located on the Yorktown, Virginia waterfront just upriver from the Riverwalk shopping and dining area, the Watermen’s Museum is the perfect addition to your Historic Triangle visit.

323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690

 


The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Through comprehensive, immersive indoor exhibits and outdoor living history, the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown offers a truly national perspective, conveying a sense of the transformational nature and epic scale of the Revolution and the richness and complexity of the country’s Revolutionary heritage.

200 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone: 888 593-4682

 


The Watermen’s Museum

Located on the Yorktown, Virginia waterfront just upriver from the Riverwalk shopping and dining area, the Watermen’s Museum is the perfect addition to your Historic Triangle visit.

 309 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690

(757) 887-2641

 

 


Yorktown Beach

Located in historic Yorktown, this 2-acre beachfront caters to family fun and provides opportunities for boating, swimming, and fishing. A fishing pier and 10-acre grass picnic area are also available. You can rent kayaks, paddleboards and bikes or take a pirate cruise or sunset sail on the York River. The Waterfront offers a free public beach, parking, restrooms and events with nearby unique hotels, bed & breakfast, shops, and riverfront dining. The beach picnic area is open from April through October 19th. The beach and beach picnic area can be requested for weddings, company outings, picnics, receptions, family reunions, and other approved uses.

Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690

 


Yorktown Battlefield

Discover what it took for the United States to be independent as you explore the site of the last major battle of the Revolutionary War.  Here at Yorktown, in the fall of 1781, General George Washington, with allied American and French forces, besieged General Charles Lord Cornwallis’s British army.  On October 19, Cornwallis surrendered, effectively ending the war and ensuring independence.

1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690

 


The Yorktown Area