Virginia Theme Parks

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    Beckoning families year after year ...

    Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion are two of the world's most spectacular theme parks. Stretch your stay and enjoy both!



    Busch Gardens 

    Make Busch Gardens a key destination this year as the park celebrates its 40th anniversary and a brand new roller coaster!

    The European setting of Busch Gardens has been voted "The World's Most Beautiful Theme Park" every year since 1990, and proves to be a delight for adults. But it's the rides that thrill the kids and give it another distinction, "The World's Favorite Theme Park!"

    Visit England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Germany and Italy without the hassle of passports, customs and language barriers. Every country at Busch Gardens showcases popular foods, landmarks, gardens, shops and entertainment that put you in the middle of a particular European village. Hit the roller coasters of each country, too. Two of Busch Gardens' five coasters are rated in the Top 25 in the World!

    Brand new for 2015 is Tempesto, a new roller coaster that recreates the signature stunt of the classic Italian daredevil for which it is named. Tight turns are entered at 63 miles per hour only to complete inversions at 154 feet. Three launches create the signature loop-the-loop in this invigorating 55-second ride. Tempesto will be available for thrill seekers on April 25.


    Kings Dominion

    A 400-acre theme and water park, Kings Dominion, is home to more than 60 rides and attractions, including 15 world-class roller coasters known to international coaster enthusiasts. Located just 20 miles north of Richmond and 75 miles south of Washington, D.C., this Central Virginia theme park opens its gates to more than 13 million visitors a year.

    Hop aboard any one of the 15 roller coasters for a thrilling time, and then explore Planet Snoopy, where even the littlest ones in the family become big thrill-seekers!

Busch Gardens Special Events

Land of the Dragons at Busch Gardens
Land of the Dragons at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens® Opens Daily for Spring Break - Busch Gardens is open daily March 27 through April 12 for spring break. Families desiring a cure ...

May 22 - 25, May 29 - 31, Jun. 5 - 7, Jun. 12 - 14, Jun. 19 - 21, Jun. 26 - 28 - Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival - Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. ...

Sep. 25 - 27, Oct. 2 - 4, Oct. 2 - 4, Oct. 9 - 11, Oct. 9 - 11, Oct. 16 - 18, Oct. 23 - 25, Oct. 30 - Nov. 1 - Howl-O-Scream - Fall marks the return of Busch Gardens' bone-chilling Halloween event, Howl-O-Scream®. Gruesome ...

Nov. 27 - Dec. 31 - Busch Gardens Christmas Town - Joy, laughter and cheer are in the air at Christmas Town*. This one-of-a-kind event combines the ...

Deals and Packages for Busch Gardens

Williamsburg - Mar. 27 - May 31 - Busch Gardens Celebrates Kids: Free Preschool Pass - Introduce your little ones to their favorite characters at Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ ...

Williamsburg - Mar. 27 - May 31 - Days Hotel Busch Gardens Area - Williamsburg Vacation - At the Days Hotel Busch Gardens Area you will find affordable luxury only a mile from Busch ...

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Williamsburg - May 22 - Sep. 2 - Colonies At Williamsburg Bounce Vacation Package - Williamsburg Bounce Summer Vacation Package; Seven Nights Lodging at the Colonies At Williamsburg: ...

Williamsburg - May 22 - Sep. 1 - Williamsburg Plantation Resort Williamsburg Flex Vacation Package - Williamsburg Plantation Resort / Williamsburg Flex Package 7 nights lodging & 7 days of unlimited ...

Kings Dominion Special Events

May 2 - 3 - Spring Bloom Festival at Kings Dominion - Be there as we transform International Street into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors with thousands ...

Deals and Packages for Kings Dominion

Glen Allen - May 22 - Sep. 7 - Kings Dominion Package at Comfort Suites - Get your thrills and save money when you stay with us! Enjoy a two bedroom suite that sleeps ...

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