Have you ever wondered what one of the oldest roads in Virginia might be? It stands to reason that our state would have some historic routes, some of which are considered among the oldest in the nation. One in particular, described by colonists as the “Great Road to the West” led across Jamestown towards Richmond. Today, the road is known as Scenic Route 5, and it makes for an excellent day trip.

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Have you ever driven along Route 5? What are your thoughts on one of the oldest roads in Virginia? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! And, if you need a home base, check out these unique vacation rentals in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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