Keeping Warm in Williamsburg! Tips From the Locals

Colonial Williamsburg is open year round! Winter temperatures are still mild compared to many parts of the country … and a visit to Williamsburg during the winter months offers some cozy options. Local eateries combat the chill with home made soups and stews. Brunswick Stew is a favorite! Originally created in 1828, Brunswick Stew continues to prevail as one of the most popular and well liked Stews of the South. Quaint coffee shops offer a warm and yummy retreat as they serve up some creative hot coffees, teas and hot chocolates. GuidetoWilliamsburg asked several locals about how they keep warm during the winter months:

Jean Henry says…

•Gather all the fallen limbs from recent storms and have a really toasty fire in the fireplace! Gather up the kids, pop in a movie, and have a fun family afternoon.

Carrie Doherty says…

• Go to Panera and sit in front of the fire with a good book!

Terri Lorincz says…

• Lose weight and exercise!

Kristi Ammons says…

•Visit the Chickahominy House for lunch to take in the warm, cozy atmosphere and cuddle up with a delicious cup of Brunswick stew, Virginia ham on hot biscuits, fruit salad and homemade pie.

Lisa Bishop says…

• I like to take in a movie at The Kimball Theatre. It’s a cold walk outside, but then nice and warm and cozy inside!

Isobel Bishop says…

• Go to the movies!


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