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Address: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
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+1 757-229-4386
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Magical Christmas Spirit

A beautiful festive experience. The shows were very entertaining. The lights create a Christmas wonderland. If you want to get on the rides, arrive early because the coasters... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautiful festive experience. The shows were very entertaining. The lights create a Christmas wonderland. If you want to get on the rides, arrive early because the coasters will not run if it gets too cold. Will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at opening so to get on the rides early. The Christmas Decorations were Wonderful. I've never seen so many decorations, it was breathtaking. So festive!! A must visit, if you're looking for a place to visit during the holiday season. The park is clean, everyone was very cordial and festive. It gets a little crowded once evening arrives,... More 

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Pennsauken
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went during the weekend. I booked the red Robin hotel which was nice and not far away. But busch gardens was an excellent pick to do with my family. Out of all the amusement parks we been to. Williamsburg was the best!! They had a huge playground dedicated for children in the park. And the food was great too.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although not the first Park people think of when you say Busch Gardens to people (amount of times we had to say Williamsburg not Florida) this Park is a great day out none the less. My favourite ride was Griffon, far better then the only B&M vertical drop ride we have in the UK (Oblivion at Alton Towers). A ride... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The park was transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland. There were Christmas lights displayed everywhere. The shows were really good and the staff was wonderful. It was a little chilly on the day we visited but the park had heating tents and heat lamps all over the park. We will be back next year for this event.

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Thank RollingAlong2011
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Christmas town is beautiful. But be prepared to do a lot of walking. There is a train you can take from one end to the other with stops along the way. The shows are Broadway quality. The only negative thing is places aren't clearly marked in the dark. It was hard to find train stations.

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Thank Nancy B
Midlothian, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have only been to Christmas Town which is after dark. Lights amazing! Wanted to see several shows but timing of shows not allow enough time to get from one to another. Kept getting there just as show starting and was not allowed in. Only got to see one show all night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The park had a variety of rides, activities, and shows for us and our teenagers. We had a decent deal on the tickets, but the food was pricey for average quality. Overall, we had fun, but the park is not on our list of places we would want to revisit.

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Millsboro, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit since 1999, and it was better than I remembered. My children are ages 15, 13, 5 and 3, and we all had a blast visiting Busch Gardens as a Labor day weekend day trip! I really like how the park is laid out with rides to entertain the little ones next to every major "big... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water area is child friendly. My children love it. Oh for a longer summer to spend more time here! The cold- weather activities are not as thrilling as a wave to a kid.

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