October 06, 2015 21:26 ET

Diamond Resorts International® -- Vacations for Life® -- Offers a Colonial Family Experience in Historic Williamsburg

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - October 06, 2015) - Diamond Resorts International® invites visitors to Colonial Williamsburg to get an unparalleled experience of colonial life first hand, to see famous museums, homes and plantations from the era, demonstrations of typical trades of the era, such as blacksmithing, printing, shoemaking, silver sculpting, weaving and much more. Guests can interact with period-dressed colonists engaged in daily activities of the early 1700's, watch Revolutionary or Civil War reenactments, or take part in a festive colonial Christmas celebration during the holidays.

Nestled on the high ground between the James and the York rivers on the Virginia Peninsula, Colonial Williamsburg is one of the oldest and most significant sites in American history. Established in 1632, Williamsburg was a focal point for eastern settlement, trade, and politics. The city served temporarily as the capitol of the Virginia colony and was home to a number of colorful and famous figures in American history including Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, George Washington, and Benedict Arnold, to name but a few. The Historic Powhatan Resort by Diamond Resorts International® provides the perfect setting for a colonial family vacation.

Craft workshops, guided tours, and special recreational events are always available to guests. Sitting on 256 acres of woodland, the resort offers an environment where parents can relax, while plenty of diversions are available for the children, including swimming pools and playgrounds. Their very own Martha Washington entertains everyone at breakfast with stories from early history to start the day. Later, while visiting the authentically restored Williamsburg community, history will come alive for guests of all ages as they participate in the exhibits and demonstrations.

Part of a larger tourist attraction called The Historic Triangle, Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown are linked by the Colonial Parkway, an official Scenic Byway free of eighteen-wheel traffic with low posted speeds and plenty of historical points of interest to visit. With so much to see in the area, Diamond Resorts International® recommends that visitors make time to see Jamestown, The Governor's Palace, Busch Gardens, and Colonial Williamsburg, of course. They may also consider taking a Yorktown Sailing Charter along the Virginia coast or York River in a fully restored schooner, or go zip lining at the Treetop Adventure Course. Regardless of which activities are chosen, The Historic Powhatan Resort provides the best location in the country to experience colonial America.

About Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International®, with its network of more than 330 vacation destinations located in 34 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, provides guests with choice and flexibility to let them create their dream vacation, whether they are traveling an hour away or around the world. Our relaxing vacations have the power to give guests an increased sense of happiness and satisfaction in their lives, while feeling healthier and more fulfilled in their relationships, by enjoying memorable and meaningful experiences that let them Stay Vacationed™.

Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 330 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.

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