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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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This is my second favorite place in the world! We planned this trip back in January and didn't know they were building a new roller coaster but they opened it on the day we went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Wallace, North Carolina
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Wallace, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This is my second favorite place in the world! We planned this trip back in January and didn't know they were building a new roller coaster but they opened it on the day we went! It was an awesome trip! The staff is always friendly and helpful! It rained all day Saturday but it was okay because no lines and... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia, USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed Busch Gardens during Spring break with my husband and 8 year old son. We picked the perfect time to come when there were no lines and the weather was not so hot. I love the different themes thoughout the park and I love the shows. We even watched one show while have a great meal. There are some... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Park wasn't too crowded Friday. First day for the 2015 London Rocks show, so we had to see it...twice!! Very good show. Saturday was raining. It was the opening day for the new ride Tempesto. For having 50 degrees and rain, it was pretty crowded. So we had to go to the London Rocks show again...twice more!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Small by Orlando standards or even by BG Tampa standards. The walkways and spaces are not designed more large crowds. If you can catch it in the low season it is really nice. Aesthetically appealing and lower key than the Orlando parks. The coasters are great. Celtic Fyre is excellent. London Rocks...meh.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I love how everything is laid out in countries. Each one has it's own rides, food, and entertainment. My husband does not like to get on rides, so I just plop him in Germany at the Oktober Fest Hall and I go on the rides. We get the season passes because we go at least once a week.

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We ended up with free tickets due to a time share commitment and the weather was cool but sunny. Parking was quick and easy $15... All the coaster rides had minimal waits and I was told were good. All staff were attentive and friendly. Food was plentiful... good... and not too bad $$$ wise... Beer on the other hand was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We loved this park! The landscape and general scenery in this park is second to none. You walk around mostly in the shade, which is awesome when it's 90 degrees plus outside. The food in the park is super tasty and different for every country/area. The roller coasters are awesome. We actually took the kids here before we took them... More 

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Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

If you are a service member you must take advantage of your free tickets for you and 3 dependents once per year!!! If you're not military, prepare to pay a characteristic heavy admission fee of around $75 for adults. There are a fair amount of eating options, but the food is a little above par compared to other theme parks... More 

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Ann Arbor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I hadn't been to a Busch Gardens since the 1980's. Our recent visit to the one in Williamsburg was a part of our family trip to the Historic Triangle. Although there are few of the many animals I remember seeing at the park in the past, the main attractions are the roller coasters, which are great. I was impressed by... More 

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Standish, Maine
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I am quite the Disney and Universal fan. And, maybe I am theme park-spoiled. I am in my late forties and traveled with my brother, his wife, and their 14 year old son. If we were into roller coasters, this may have been the theme park for us. I did not rate this venue poor because it was not for... More 

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