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Busch Gardens

One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
+1 800-343-7946
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$65*
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87%
Ranked #10 of 30 Attractions in Williamsburg
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
Owner description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg, Virginia, home to Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA. First, challenge Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster, Verbolten®, a breathtaking, multisensory thrill ride through the Black Forest. Then discover shared family fun playing at Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ and Land of the Dragons®. Water Country USA®, Virginia’s largest water park, is just three miles west of Busch Gardens and features state-of-the-art water rides and resort-style amenities. Guests are in for an epic journey on the park’s newest family thrill slide, Colossal Curl™, which debuts this spring. True to its name, this mega water slide will deliver a high-adrenaline, family-friendly, action-packed adventure.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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richmond, va
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

My family are platinum passholders at this park and live nearby. It has always been our favorite over Kings Dominion for many reasons. Today, I lost all respect for this park. A woman with a two year old was stuck in the bathroom behind my 17 year old daughter. Instead of the woman being patient like my daughter, she took... More 

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Manassas, VA
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64 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens was very nice. Be careful to dress for the temperature though. Despite having heated seating and outdoor heating sporadically throughout the park, it can be very cold. Each "country" is unique with beautiful lights, festive music and detailed decorations. The park itself is clean and the staff is very friendly. The penguin house was informative,... More 

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Virginia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
30 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens this year is spectacular in some respects and very bad in others. The new "Scrooge No More" show is very good. It is well choreographed and includes new music. The "Miracles" show is also very good. Great dancing and music. Some very talented people in both shows. The "Deck the Halls" show is old and... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Phoenix back for another light and dark review hitting Halloween and Christmas attractions wherever I can. This time is Christmas town in Busch gardens williamsburg. For starters a majority of the park is shut down to make room for Christmas lights and shows. If you're looking for rides this isn't your thing. Of the main thrills in the park only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

This is a horrible park everything is closed in winter season. We came in December when the park offers Christmas town and all Rollercoaster are closed, and most of attractions as well. Don't waste your time or even your money for a boring day. The kids are very disappointed. I had read good reviews before but in Winter definitely is... More 

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Ringgold, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

So far, this is the best amusement park I have ever been to. I have been to Six Flags Over Georgia, Wild Adventures, Lake Winnepesaukah, Orlando Studios, Mall of America (there is a coaster in it; it counts), and Dollywood so far. This is my 2nd time to Busch Gardens (first was when I was 8 years old) and it... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Our family met in Williamsburg for a long weekend gathering before Christmas. We had two eight year old boys. The shows were fabulous and the open rides a delight for all. We laughed and cheered for 7 hours in the cold. We will go again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We had terrible weather the day we came. The good part is it wasn't crowded at all. The lights were so fabulous. Prettier than any display I've ever seen. The shows we saw were excellent. Only a handful of rides are open but enough to make it fun for the kids.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We kove this amusement Park. Shaded area, fun but relaxing. We didn't get the feeling of being rushed from one attraction to the next like at Disney Park. Staff are friendly and the park is clean. My 10 years old loves the roller coasters.

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21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you love Christmas you must come here. This is a must see if you have ever wanted to see what Christmas land looks like. I wish I had come here earlier, this will become a yearly pilgrimage. If you have kids or are a kid at heart you must visit. The light displays are unbelievable, the food is great,... More 

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