The Charming Shopping District In Virginia That You Can Get To By Train
The closer we draw to Christmas, the less enthusiastic we tend to feel about holiday shopping. What may have felt like a novelty in late November feels more like a chore during the holiday rush. But what if we told you there was a charming shopping district right here in Virginia that you could arrive to by train? Inspired by the Polar Express, you could enjoy a wintery train ride and then feel utterly charmed by these unique shops. Take a look and see if you’re not inspired to buy a ticket to the delightful Merchant’s Square in Williamsburg:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Ready to book your excursion to Williamsburg? You can check the schedule and purchase tickets from the Amtrak official website here. For additional details about Merchants Square, click here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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