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Powhatan Plantation - Still Love It!

A June 2004 trip to Williamsburg by lmbtravel

Quote: This is our 5th visit to this resort over the past 12 years. The overall resort experience has always been incredibly pleasurable for our family (we have 2 kids aged 7 and 9).

The Historic Powhatan Resort

Hotel | "Sunterra Powhatan Plantation"

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Best Things Nearby:Colonial Williamsburg, Water Country USA, Busch Gardens, Outlet ShoppingBest Things About the Resort:The property is large but surrounded by trees, so that you feel like you are in your own little village. The outdoor pools are beautiful, and the tree-lined streets are very relaxing.Resort Experience:The resort covers a large area that is surrounded by a forest. I would take daily morning walks, and it takes a full hour to walk briskly through all of the resort! Can't beat that for safe walking or jogging on the resort property. The resort has an entrance gate with a security guard, which prevents unwanted visitors from entering. Chec...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 17, 2004

The Historic Powhatan Resort
3601 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
(757) 220-1200

Water Country USA

Attraction

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This is the only water park that we've been to (this was our third visit) that is set right into the trees. All of the rides/attractions are separated by naturally treed areas, so you don't feel like you are in a huge multi-ride amusement park (even though there are plenty of different activities to choose from). There are a couple of pool activity areas for small children, one of which is called H2O, which our children enjoyed immensely. This year they opened up a great new ride called Hubba Hubba Highway, where you float in a 3 foot deep "river" which pushes you gently along while you listen to Beach Boys music. After several times around the long and winding "highway", you feel like you've ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 17, 2004

Water Country USA
176 Water Country Parkway
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
(800) 343-7946