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Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Williamsburg
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Connect with your inner thrill-seeker with a day of fun-filled adventure at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Set on almost 120 hectares (300 acres), the combination zoo and amusement park offers attractions for the whole family, including thrill rides, live shows, and more than 12,000 animals. Take a 112.6 km/h (70 mph) plunge on the floorless dive coaster SheiKra, or ride the Rhino Rally Safari to admire dozens of free-grazing elephants, giraffes, and tigers. Book online to receive discount ticket prices. Use our Williamsburg vacation planner to add Busch Gardens Williamsburg and other attractions to your Williamsburg vacation plans.
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  • Well we finally went and this event is well worth it. Our kids have gone several times. Finally got us to tag along. It's a fun Halloween event that everyone should see or take in. About 7 or 8 differ...  more »
  • I visted Busch Gardens on a Sunday in late October - the last day of Halloscream, in fact. Throughout my visit I enjoyed the beautiful park landscaping and fun Halloween/autumn decorations. Simply wal...  more »
  • I had visited this park as a teenager. Once more in my 20s. I wasn't sure as an older adult. But I can assure you, there is something for all ages! I highly recommend the Gray Wolf show! 
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  • I went to Busch Gardens for the first time back in June (2016) and have been several times since then. We bought these summer season passes because they were the same price as buying one day at the park. Anyway, I have thoroughly enjoyed Busch Gardens. I was used to Carowinds in NC and Busch Gardens is way better! The rides are great but I really love the country themes and how the restaurants, shops, and workers all match the country themes. The shows are wonderful as well.
  • Theme parks! I wish they had more roller coasters and the lines were set up better, which is my only complaint about Busch Gardens. Otherwise, the food is literally unbeatable. Its not cheap, but its better than most theme parks and definitely tastes a heck of a lot better. We went to Hallow Scream this year and "Fiends" is by far their best show. I thoroughly enjoy it.
  • The most beautiful theme park. Has the right mix of thrilling roller coasters and family/kids rides. Some of the shows are very good too. Don't miss the new "All in One" show and "Gloria" during Christmas time. The food is also excellent. Since the park is Europe themed, you can choose from Italian, French, Germany, Irish food. Oh, and don't forget to try their funnel cakes, it's very good. Plan to spend a few days here as the park is pretty big. The Fun Card probably gives you the best value as you get unlimited access for the whole summer and costs less than $80. Save on parking by getting the 7-day parking pass online for only $25. Otherwise, pay $15 for each day.
  • Brilliant theme park. Better than the rest of the Walt Disney World parks other than the Magic Kingdom (which is my favorite)! The use of terrain and scenery is spectacular and the roller coasters are amazing! The only problem I have with this park is that there needs to be more stuff for the kids who are too old for the Sesame Street things but can't ride roller coasters (even though there is DarKastle which I thought was pretty okay), but other than that though, amazing!
  • LOVED IT! My kids couldn't get enough. the rides were awesome, the shows were amazing, food was good, there are many places to get drinks on a hot day. **tip buy a souvenir cup, its free refills the day you buy it and .99 cent refills any other day. Well worth the $12.99. And its good in Water Country USA too