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How many days at Busch Gardens?

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How many days at Busch Gardens?

Will be our first time to Williamsburg. Family of 6 staying 5 days. How many days do we need at Busch Gardens---1 or 2?

Thanks--any advice appreciated.

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1. Re: How many days at Busch Gardens?

I'd recommend adding the water park and doing 2 full days. Busch Gardens itself, if you are interested in shows too, takes a bit more than a day.

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2. Re: How many days at Busch Gardens?

A lot depends upon the time of year, the crowds, and how long you will have wait on lines to ride/see the popular attractions. On a crowded day the lines can have more than a 40 minute wait. In the Summer, Bush Gardens itself will be at least 2 days if you want to take in the shows and rides. The water park is OK, not as large as any of the Disney Water parks but you can spend 1/2 day there.

I would get the Bush Gardens multiday pass which would let you "hop" from the Theme Park to the Water Park on the same day for the price of one.

Don't forget to include Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown in your plans!

Enjoy your trip.