You've probably read about Williamsburg, VA in history books. It's the largest living history museum in the United States. Read my top 13 things to do in Williamsburg before planning your next trip.
Ideally, you'd take days to explore Colonial Williamsburg, but you can do Williamsburg in a day, or even less!
Insiders' Guide to Williamsburg and Virginia's Historic Triangle (Insiders' Guide Series)
Visiting Jamestown Settlement in the Colonial Williamsburg area in Virginia. Should you do Jamestown Settlement or Historic Jamestowne? Do both if you can but if you only have time for one, pick Jamestown Settlement -- see why.