Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg Want to come face-to-face with famous historical icons like Martha Washington or Thomas Jefferson? Or watch historic tradespeople like blacksmiths and cobblers as they perfect their craft? You’ll love a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, the historic area of Virginia that once served as the capital of Colonial Virginia. Hundreds of buildings (such as the Governor’s Palace) have been restored or recreated and are now open for ticket-holders to explore. After visiting earlier this year,…