Ranked No. 2 in Best Cheap Summer Vacations and No. 5 in Best Affordable Destinations in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, Williamsburg will not disappoint. The vast number of free activities for kids makes the city very popular among families. Visit Colonial Williamsburg and take a tour or walk along the historic streets; visit the 2-acre Williamsburg Botanical Garden; take a free ferry ride on the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry for awesome views of Jamestown Island; and explore the outdoors on a hiking trail in New Quarter Park.