Once the site of the Indian village Cinquotek, West Point became a thriving commercial port and resort destination in the late 1800’s due to its location on a peninsula.
Local historical and cultural attractions include the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indian Reservations and Museums, Chelsea Plantation, and a number of historic churches.
Within a short drive you’ll find Yorktown, Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg. Williamsburg is also home to Busch Gardens and Water Country USA.
The York River provides access to the Chesapeake Bay and the beaches of the Atlantic are within an hour’s drive.