While fans of thrill rides will be spoiled for choice when they visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg, the theme park has plenty of attractions for younger visitors as well. Get yourself an early start at exploring the rides and shows at the park by staying in a vacation rental near Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
Test your nerve on the high-speed thrill rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, such as the 195-foot high Alpengeist or Apollo's Chariot.
If water rides are more your thing, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has you covered – literally! Take the plunge on Le Scoot Log Flume or enjoy a whitewater ride on the Roman Rapids.
Younger visitors will love meeting the park's Animal Ambassadors at live shows featuring birds of prey or wolves, as well as visiting Highland Stables.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is open throughout the summer, and also on key holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving weekend, and around Christmas. In season, the park opens at 10am, but the closing time varies throughout the year. Check out their website for the exact opening times and show times.
If you’re driving to Busch Gardens Williamsburg, you’ll have to pay for parking on top of your entrance fee. You can pay extra to park in one of the preferred lots closer to the entrance. Alternatively, you can get the train to Williamsburg, the nearest town. It’s only a short taxi ride from the park.
You are not allowed to bring your own food and drink into the park, aside from sealed bottles of water. The park and many of the shows and attractions are wheelchair accessible, and you can rent a wheelchair or an electric scooter for your visit. Many of the scariest rides have height restrictions for safety reasons.