Steamer Wagon National Park Battlefield Riding Tour

Begin your visit at Little York Confectionery, home of Yorktown & Co. located in the National Park's Somerwell house c.1690, where you will board a replica Stanley Steamer Wagon and ride through the National Park Battlefields.

Cost:

$40.00 – $80.00 per person

Duration:

1h 45min  –  2h

Schedule:

Offered Wednesdays - Sundays

About this experience

Climb on board Yorktown & Co's Replica Stanley Steamer Wagon and ride in style through the Colonial National Historical Park Battlefields. This NPS certified and permitted tour begins with a stop at the Colonial National Historical Park Visitor Center for a brief walk through the Museum where you will see one of George Washington's campaign tents, walk inside a replica of one of Cornwallis' Ships and see exhibits depicting the 1781 Seige of Yorktown and Revolutionary artifacts. 

Climb back on board the Steamer Wagon and ride through the Battlefields to see Redoubts 9 & 10, take a moment to envision and feel the perseverance of our Nation's independent spirit,  see Redoubt 10 where Alexander Hamilton led a victorious attack in the dark of night.

 The tour ride continues through the National Park to the hallowed grounds of Surrender Field where the British surrendered, followed by a scenic ride through the National Park past the site of the field hospital and French cemetery. This 1.5 hour tour finishes back where it began at Little York Confectionery in the Heart of Historic Yorktown.

Looking for a charming treat before or after your tour? Visit two unique National Park Historic buildings where Yorktown & Co is located!

Mobjack Coffee Roasters, located in the Cole Digges House c1726, is right next door to Little York Confectionery and offers expertly roasted coffees, espresso, wine, beer, baked goods, paninis, soup and salads. 

In the mood for something sweeter? Little York Confectionery, located in the Somerwell House c 1690, offers ice cream, house made chocolates, candies, cold drinks and espresso selections.

*Option to remain seated on the Steamer Wagon while visiting the stops is available to all guests.

*The walk at the Redoubts 9 & 10 stop is vigorous and on uneven ground. Not ADA accessible. Guests are welcome to stay seated on the Steamer Wagon during this pause in the tour. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yorktown & Co home of Little York Confectionery
A National Park permitted tour company