Filled with one of the best collections of world class roller coasters, and balanced with live entertainment for the entire family, kid-friendly rides for youngsters and breathtaking architecture and landscaping for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the fun, it's a place for learning about nature. You can see and learn about Bald Eagles, Clydesdale horses and gray wolves.
Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Step right into the 18th century and see how the people grew their gardens, raised their animals, decorated their houses, printed their books /newspapers and punished their criminals. You can see authentic architecture, hear authentic music and eat authentic food. And that's just Colonial Williamsburg, a 173-acre park containing more than 500 restored and reconstructed buildings. Located 3 miles from the lodge. Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
"Ghosts of Williamsburg" Candlelight Tour
An entertaining blend of local folklore, ghost stories, historical information and trivia, this candlelit walking tour of Williamsburg's Historic Area will entertain and intrigue young and old. Approximately 1 1/2 hour walking tour. 24-hour advance reservations needed. Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Go Karts Plus
Williamsburg Virginia's premier outdoor family entertainment center featuring go-kart tracks, miniature golf, bumper boats, kiddieland and more! Just 10 minutes from the Lodge. Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Relive the pivotal battle of the Revolutionary War. Visit historic homes, museums, monuments and battlefields and learn more about the brave citizens and soldiers who took a stand here. Shop in specialty stores, play on the riverfront and dine in one-of-a-kind restaurants on the York River and up the hill in the village.
Experience the story of America's beginnings – from the founding of America's first permanent English colony in 1607 to the Revolution and the establishment of a new nation almost two centuries later. Explore the museums' exhibition galleries and learn about life in the 17th and 18th centuries in the outdoor living-history areas.Located 5 miles from the lodge. Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
Your year-round destination for the strange, unusual and bizarre! Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
This mile-long pedestrian walkway on the York River links Yorktown Battlefield and Yorktown Victory Center. Specialty shops offer jewelry, clothing, quilts, patriotic items, home decor and more. Take time to play on the beach. Savor waterfront dining in unique restaurants. Listen and dance to a variety of music in a performance venue right on the river.
Sail into history aboard Yorktown's 105' tall ship. Lend a hand at setting sail, take the helm and steer the ship, or look for dolphins and osprey. Three sails daily from Riverwalk Landing pier (May-Oct). Tickets available at the Concierge Desk.
Virginia Air and Space Center
Features dozens of hands-on air and space exhibits, a premier interactive aviation gallery spanning 100 years of flight, more than 30 historic aircraft, unique space flight artifacts and more! Your imagination will soar as you launch a rocket, pilot a space shuttle, become an air traffic controller, fly an airplane and climb aboard a WWII bomber! Come face to face with the Apollo 12 Command Module that went to the moon, a Mars meteorite, a DC-9 passenger jet, a replica 1903 Wright Flyer and more! Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Williamsburg Area Golf Courses
Tee times for these courses can be booked at the Concierge Desk. For rate information please call 757.229.9700 ext 794.
The winery includes 55 acres of vineyards producing a variety of outstanding wines, more than 70,000 cases annually of acclaimed vintage varieties, proprietary blends and specialty wines. Located about 10 miles from the Lodge. Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Yorktown Victory Center
The American Revolution era is chronicled in gallery exhibits and a living-history Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm. Exhibits also describe how people from many different cultures shaped a new society and the development of a new government with the Constitution and Bill of Rights.Tickets can be purchased at Concierge Desk.
Lights Galore - OLETA Tour and Travel
Join Oleta Tours for a trip to see Hampton Roads at its best as we see over a million lights displayed!
The coach will board passengers at various resorts and transport to Newport News' Celebration in Lights which is a two-mile drive thru a park. Next we will visit Norfolk's Botanical Gardens featuring Garden of Lights. From there we will stop at Dunkin Donuts (time pending). We will then proceed to the final stop in Virginia Beach for the Holiday Lights at the boardwalk.
Tour nights available are Sunday, Tuesday and Saturday. Departure from Great Wolf Lodge 4:45 p.m. and returning around 10:30 p.m. (depending on traffic). Private tours are available in an SUV for parties of 4-6 people. Contact the Concierge Desk for more information.
OLETA’S Historic Triangle Tour
Includes an exclusive visit to the “Glebe” (site of the first land cleared by Jamestown settlers), admission to Jamestown Settlement, lunch at the Old Chickahominy House (inclusive), scenic tour down the Colonial Parkway and admission to the Yorktown Victory Center with cannon-firing demonstration. Price includes all admission tickets, transportation by deluxe motor coach and lunch at the Old Chickahominy House. Tour departs at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. (Tour runs Tuesdays) Contact the Concierge Desk for more information.
OLETA’S Washington, D.C. Tour
An inspiring tour of the nation’s capital. Travel by custom coach to witness some of the land’s greatest sites.
Included are trips to the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean, Vietnam, Iwo Jima, and FDR Memorials as well as a drive by the Jefferson Memorial. Free time is allotted for exploration of your choice of museums on the Smithsonian Mall area. Plus you’ll visit Arlington National Cemetery, where you’ll view the Changing of the Guard, JFK’s eternal flame & grave site, and the Tomb of the Unknowns. Tour departs at 6:45 a.m. and ends at approximately 9:00 p.m. (Tour runs Thursdays) Contact the Concierge Desk for more information.