Bringing You Vacation Ideas: Williamsburg, Virginia: Merchant's Square

Merchant's Square:

Developed in 1927 by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Reverend W.A. R. Goodwin, Merchant's Square is known as the first planned shopping district in the United States. With it's brick lined streets and the feeling as if you have stepped back in time, Merchan't Square is one of the highlight's of Williamsburg.

Check Out

Nancy Thomas Gallery:
Beautiful paintings, funny kitchen towels and

Vera Bradley bags. You are sure to find a wonderful souvenir here.

· Ocean Palm: With the cool colors you think of when thinking of ocean living, Ocean Palm is a real treat. With Lilly Pulitzer clothing and accessories, you are sure to come out a winner.

· The Toymaker of Williamsburg: Just as you imagine a toy store should look, my daughter still hounds me for the $350 giraffe there.

· The Christmas Shop: With it's vast array of Christmas tree decorations, from Bumble to Abominable Snowman to The Simpson's characters you do not want to miss what's in store here.

Eat Here

· The Cheese Shop: With outside patio tables and a view of people rushing here and there, The Cheese Shop is a wonderful spot to rest. Enjoy great cheese and fresh baked breads here along with an awesome glass of wine.

· The Trellis: Everyone says eat here. I have and wasn't that impressed. The lemonade is downright awful. The artwork is unlike any you will see around here so enjoy. The Death by Chocolate is the reason for the visit!

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