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Address: One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7946
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Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Williamsburg...
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.
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my favorite park

I am older so thrill rides are not my thing. There are enough to keep the kids/teens occupied. However this park is far from being all rides. When we visit we arrange our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Dysart, Pennsylvania
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Dysart, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I am older so thrill rides are not my thing. There are enough to keep the kids/teens occupied. However this park is far from being all rides. When we visit we arrange our schedule around the many shows that they have. Food can be a bit pricey but for a small group it wont break the bank. This is the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great park, lots of fun things to do..I recommend spending more than a day and maybe even getting the dual park pass with Water Country USA. Best pale to eat is in Germany.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

We love this place! It's a family tradition. The kids have been growing up with this place. You should definitely check this place out.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I love Busch Gardens. Have alway loved this Park. I've been going since my 13th birthday. A lot has changed over the years and for the better. It's a family park and is full of fun. There's something for everybody from the very young to the very old. Halloween and Christmas are super fun too.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Love to leave the kids at home sometimes and head to Busch Gardens!!! Leaves us to be kids ourselves!!! Although, the lines can be just horrible at the most popular rides, they are worth waiting for. Wish a time system could be figured out.... I also would love to see BG institute a system where one could just go into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Spent the whole day! The park was clean, staff was friendly and helpful. Many different rides and attractions for all ages. Buy the souvenir cup - refills of sodas for 99 cents and frostys for $1.99.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My parents live in Williamsburg and the wife and I decided to go on a Friday morning. We arrived about 15 minutes before the park opened to get parking, we paid a little more for the up close parking. By the time we arrived at the entrance to the park it was a little after 10 am. We love the... More 

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Barryville New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Of course you would not expect an "amusement park" to be relaxing but this one is. Lots of trees and water built into the area around the rides and attractions. Roller coasters are everywhere but seem to meet over the pond in the middle of the park. The theme is old Europe and they did it well. The German "beer... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My wife and I Amusement Park enthusiast and have been for many years. We went the Busch Gardens Tampa a couple of years ago and thought it was a very nice park. I had been to both Tampa and Virginia parks in my youth around 40 years ago, but needless to say both parks have grown immensely over the years.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My family has been a big fan of Busch Gardens for years, and it's been a new experience since having kids. The Kidsiderate feature that highlights appropriate attractions for various ages is really helpful in planning our trip, and I like that there are child-friendly attractions spread throughout the park, sometimes with kid-sized versions of rides next to the full-sized... More 

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