King's Creek Plantation Blog

Ever Hear of Yorktown?
You’ve probably heard of Williamsburg. But take a brief, scenic drive along the Colonial Parkway, and you’ll discover another branch of the Historic Triangle. Welcome to Yorktown! Yorktown is most remembered as the site of the pivotal victory in the Revolutionary War. The triumph is commemorated in Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down), a song in the musical Hamilton. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
08/29/2018 Share:

Pocahontas didn’t marry John Smith...
...(and other facts about Jamestown). When you stay at King’s Creek Plantation, you’re actually smack in the middle of history! Jamestown Settlement is close enough to discover and explore during your stay, and we highly recommend that you do! In the spirit of returning to the classroom this month, we present to you five things you may not have known about life in our nation’s first permanent English colony. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
08/29/2018 Share:

Celebrate Labor Day in the ‘Burg!
Labor Day is, indisputably, an American holiday. This commemoration of hard work, ingenuity and cooperation is quickly approaching, and you are invited to celebrate in the very place where these American ideals were formed. Whether you’re a foodie or a history buff, grandmother or college student (or a little bit of everything!), King’s Creek Plantation is the place to be for this all-American holiday! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
08/29/2018 Share:

Fall in Love: Top Reasons to Visit Williamsburg
Though the days still scorch, school bells have already rung to signal the official end of vacation season. But wait! Must we suspend family vacations until next summer? Of course not. We know it’s still technically summer, but the best trips are planned well in advance. So we thought we’d highlight some of the best reasons to vacation in the fall, along with Williamsburg’s events and places you won’t want to miss. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
08/17/2018 Share:

We’re Your Home, Not Your Hotel
Jane Austen once said, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” Ms. Austen, we totally agree. Everyone knows the joy of standing on your own doorstep. That’s why King’s Creek Plantation doesn’t bother with hundreds of cramped hotel rooms clones. Expect choices that include convenience and comfort when you stay at Williamsburg’s finest home-away-from-home. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
08/17/2018 Share:

Weekend Summer Roundup
We hope you’re having a spectacular summer so far! As the season zooms by, we want to make sure that you’re getting first pick of the most quintessential summer activities available in the Historic Triangle. Here’s what’s going on this weekend—enjoy! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
07/30/2018 Share:

Pancakes and Waffles and Omelets, Oh My!
We can probably all agree that there’s nothing better than a sensational food experience. And let’s be honest—family vacations are basically about bouncing from restaurant to restaurant (with enriching and exciting experiences in between, of course). ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
07/23/2018 Share:

6 Glorious Ways to Celebrate Nat'l Ice Cream Month
Hey. July is National Ice Cream Month. Since we’re writing from the Historic Triangle, here is a quick history on this heavenly holiday. Back in 1984, President Ronald Reagan noticed that over 90 percent of the population loved ice cream (big surprise). He decided to designate July as the month to honor this “fun and nutritious” treat. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
07/23/2018 Share:

The Biggest Thrills in the Historic Triangle
Do you know what you could use more of? Fun. Between going to school, going to work, sports practices and games, the chaos of preparing dinner and getting everyone to bed on time (or way too late), families simply don’t spend enough quality time together. There’s nothing wrong with scheduling fun. In fact, in today’s world, it may be the only way we can make it happen!  We think making memories that stand out from the rest is super important in the summertime, so that’s why we’ve co ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
07/17/2018 Share:

The Best Lunch Spots in the ‘Burg
Nothing quite works up the appetite like stepping back in time! Between sightseeing on carriage rides in Colonial Williamsburg (are you a carriage person or an ox wagon person?), stepping aboard recreated ships and visiting the authentic Powhatan village in Jamestown Settlement, and shopping in Merchants Square, you’ll need to replenish your energy somewhere. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
07/17/2018 Share:

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