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Busch Gardens

Address: One Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7946
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$65*
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Ranked #11 of 37 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 older children, Activities for young 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 older children, Activities for young children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Kids love to go! We love down the road so the season passes are a fantastic value. Their Christmas Town event is superb. Love it!!

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prtsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I'm not a rollercoaster rider but Christmastown was awesome as it is every year. Food is bit pricey but that's expected at a theme park.

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Montclair, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Our extended family spent a full-day at Christmas Town last month. If your not familiar with that, it is a seasonal event, and Busch Gardens goes all out with Christmas decorations and shows. It's a great place to take a family, especially if you have little ones. Most of the kid rides are open, but almost all of the thrill... More 

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Dumfries
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful displays of Christmas lights and variety of shows. Perfect for young families. Bit too much of the holiday music for me. Like going into a candy shop and stuffing ones self with sweets.

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Florida
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite theme park! Not only are the grounds beautiful, but they have some awesome rides, for adults, kids and younger children. Been there several times. Never had an issue with a ride. Parking is decent, with a tram to take you to the entrance if needed. My kids love the tree house play area...they could stay there... More 

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Haltom City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Adventure park, all day fun. for families and all sorts. Lots of rides, games and fun food. love this place

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I have been going to Christmas Town almost every year since Busch Gardens first started doing it. Since then we've brought many family and friends to delight in the magical display of lights and amazing shows. Busch Gardens does a superb job making the park look absolutely beautiful whether in the heat of summer or the chill... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

At the suggestion of a friend, we broke up the post-holiday boredom with a jaunt down to Christmastown. It was a clear, mild day and the crowds were out in full force. The park opens at 2 p.m. and closes at 10 p.m. for Christmastown. PARKING We arrived around 2:30 and waited about 5 minutes to pay the $10 for... More 

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Iselin, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went to visit the Christmas City. Bought a pass that allowed us to visit for several days. Parking was $15 each visit. Place was very nicely decorated. Lots of Christmas lights and trees everywhere! Made the place look very festive and pretty. Place was divided into different countries with different shows and decorations. Saw some shows, which were entertaining. Food,was... More 

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Gloucester Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I go to Busch Gardens alot as I live in the area. It is always clean and the people are friendly. You can usually find discounts for tickets at the local fast food restaurants and online but once you pay the admission price most things are covered. The food can be expensive but is good, The smoke house and Italy... More 

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