Last week’s post is all about the things you should do in Colonial Williamsburg. And really, you can find plenty to keep you occupied within the Revolutionary City itself. But there are also a lot of really cool things to do nearby.
Here are a few things we did this trip around Williamsburg that we recommend:
We are a bit infatuated with Colonial Williamsburg. Since spending our honeymoon there, we have followed their programs, bought Williamsburg Christmas ornaments every year, and checked their job postings just in case. Gordon would love nothing more than to take an apprenticeship in Williamsburg and spend eight hours a day pretending he really was born 300 years ago.
Visiting from Utah takes some planning, so we haven’t gone as often as we’d like. But when we found cheap plane tickets for this fall, we talked Gordon’s parents into coming with us to our favorite place.
Our obsession makes us feel entitled to offer advice, so here are the the things you really should see and do if you’re Williamsburg:
Yesterday’s road trip post got you as far Stinky Springs, but if you’ve made it that far you really ought to check out the Golden Spike National Historic Site. Because we grew up in Utah, the transcontinental railroad featured heavily in our history classes. Plus, Gordon loves trains. So here are some more stops on your road trip out to Utah’s west desert: Continue reading
Gordon is the best at road trips. We’ve seen so many weird and awesome things in and around Utah because he has a knack for finding or stumbling on cool stuff. I wrote an article for Utah Stories magazine a few months ago on some of our favorite road trips through Northern Utah, but since we recently dragged my little brother and his wife to Stinky Springs, I figured I’d give a few more details here. Continue reading
We love trying new things almost as much as we love a good deal. So this week we went on a tour of factory outlet stores in Cache Valley, Utah. Continue reading