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Cultural Expeditions

Colonial Williamsburg offers the ultimate in intellectually rewarding journeys. Discover fascinating people and places. Itineraries include entrée to venues not accessible to the public. Enjoy luxurious accommodations, superb dining, and fascinating guides and guest experts.

Your generous support of Colonial Williamsburg entitles you to travel with us to destinations near and far, where friends of the Foundation grant us access to private collections, exclusive properties, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Our superb guides and guest experts will illuminate your journey, and everywhere you will enjoy fine dining, excellent accommodations, and wonderful company. These extraordinary travel experiences are available exclusively for donors to Colonial Williamsburg.

Please note that full itineraries become available approximately 6 months prior to a trip's departure.

The Roots of Liberty — From the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution

June 5 - 11, 2014 (Sorry, Sold Out)

Join Thomas Jefferson and James Madison who penned two of the documents most important to all Americans in Philadelphia where they were written. Experience the sites and history of the "Founding City" and enjoy an evening at the newly opened Barnes Collection on a week-long domestic tour.

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London and the English Social Season

June 23-28, 2014

Join this delightful tour showcasing the highlights of the English social season. London will be our base for five nights with special visits to Syon House and Eltham Palace and private tours of Cosprop, the company which creates the costumes for Downton Abbey, and the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace. Centre Court seats at Wimbledon and a performance at The Glyndebourne Festival Opera round out the itinerary. Exceptional dinners and receptions at The Garrick Club, Messrs. Berry Bros. & Rudd and the London Eye enhance the schedule. Guest speakers include Alistair Bruce, Matthew Sturgis and Susannah Buxton.

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Mr. Jefferson in Paris and Provence

September 27 - October 6, 2014

Thomas Jefferson will once again stroll the boulevards of Paris and Provence. Retrace the steps of his 1787 Grand Tour through France with Colonial Williamsburg’s own Thomas Jefferson, historic interpreter William Barker. Explore the relationship between France and colonial America, and partake of elegant dining and distinguished accommodations.

The Williamsburg—Bermuda Connection

December 2 - 7, 2014

Experience Bermuda available only to very special visitors. In recognition of Colonial Williamsburg’s close association with the historic preservation of Bermuda, many private homes are graciously opened to you. Discover “the other Bermuda” and enjoy luxury accommodations and superb dining. Enjoy the hospitality of the Bermuda National Trust at the annual St. George’s Christmas Walkabout, a town-wide open house, a charming way to inaugurate the holiday season.

For more information on
the Colonial Williamsburg Donor Society Travel Program
please contact the Travel Program at (757) 220-7242
or email culturalexpeditions@cwf.org