Explore and tour HISTORIC James River PLANTATIONS, the sites of the wealthy 18th Century Planters
Visit on your own without a tour guide.
The plantations most often chosen to visit are Berkeley and Shirley. They are located about 1 drive hour from Williamsburg. These plantations can certainly be visited on your own. Each Plantations have their special trained guides to tell you the history of the property and house.
If you do not have transportation or perfer a knowledgable guide to tell you about the families of these plantations, you may employ us as your private tour guide to take you there.
Our James River Plantation Tours Takes Our Guest To The Plantations Of Their Choice. Please Ask Us For Recommendations.
The many James River Plantations were owned by wealthy and well educated families whose sons would become principle leaders in Virginia government. Some were and some vocal and active participants in the colonies quest for independence. Your personal Plantation tour will include a private guided walking tour of the plantations of your choice with many interesting anecdotes and glimpses of the past through stories of occupants. Transportation can be provided.
Rates depend on which Plantations are Visited and transportation requirements. Ask about meals and any additional interest not listed.
Chipoakes Plantation, a wonderful 17th century plantation (19th Century mansion)
only a short ferry ride across the James River to Surry
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