Top 10 Amusement Parks And Theme Parks In Virginia, USA

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Do you like the adventure of theme parks and amusement parks? If your answer is yes, you should come to Virginia, the home of the best water and amusement parks in the USA! Among the parks that you will get to enjoy are Kings Dominion, Busch Gardens, Atlantic Fun Park, SplashDown WaterPark, and Water Country. Most of these parks operate all seasons of the year and charge a fair rate for the wide variety of activities that you can indulge in. Give them a try and you will forever change your taste in theme and amusement parks. Get comfortable at the best log cabins and unique hotels in the state before you embark on a fun-filled day. For the top amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, USA, check out this list below and enjoy!

1. Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Land of the Dragons (Busch Gardens Williamsburg)
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Are you an adventurous, fun-loving kind of person? If the answer is yes, check out Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Located only 10 minutes from the town centre, this amusement park in Virginia is rated as the most beautiful parks in the USA and they have plenty of fun activities lined up for you. Try out some of their world-class rollercoasters and rides, water park, themed garden, and shops, just to mention a few of the fun things to do and see here. If you are planning a vacation, this is the best place to get everything under one roof - from fun activities to camping. Check out their website and make a reservation, any season of the year. Welcome!

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Address: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA

Opening Hours: from 1400 - 2200 on Fridays and 1200 - 2300 on Saturday

Website: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

2. Cameron Run Regional Park

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Welcome to Cameron Run Regional Park, where fun and adrenaline rushes are the main agenda. Located within a 30 minutes’ drive from the town centre, you can come and explore the 26-acre (10.5-hectare) estate, filled with activities like sliding and splashing in their great water park. Sample their 18-hole miniature golf course or, for those looking for an adrenaline rush, try out the batting cage, where you can measure the speed of your swing. Come and be thrilled.

Cameron Run Regional Park

Address: 4001 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304, USA

Openning Hours: 1100 to 1900 daily

Website: Cameron Run Regional Park

3. Atlantic Fun Park

Amusement Park in Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Atlantic Fun Park is one of the most adventurous fun parks in Virginia, Located on 15th Street in Virginia Beach, the park boasts 16 thrilling rides and a go-karting track. The best thing about the track is that there are tracks for all age groups to choose from - you can try the adult speed track, junior stock track or the family track. Recommended is the Slingshot ride or the Water Balls, sure to take you to another level. Book your ticket and experience a wonderful time at this amusement park in Virginia Beach.

Atlantic Fun Park

Address: 233 15th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, USA

Opening Hours: 1200 to midnight daily

Website: Atlantic Fun Park

4. Kings Dominion

Dominator (Kings Dominion) 02 Full Layout
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Are you planning a weekend family getaway? Come and get charged at the Kings Dominion, located 20 miles (32.2 km) north of Richmond. Kings Dominion offers plenty of activities for both kids and adults, in all seasons of the year. Have a blissful ride on their Twisted Timber Coaster during the spring, get wet in Soak City during the summer, trick and treat during their fall Halloween Haunt and enjoy your Christmas with their holiday-themed Winter Fest. If you planning to stay longer, you can make a reservation for their cabana, which can accommodate up to six people at a fair rate. Get your all-season ticket and have fun, all year round.

Kings Dominion

Address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA 23047, USA

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day

Website: Kings Dominion

5. Lake Fairfax Park

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If fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and field trips are your definition of fun, come over to Lake Fairfax Park. Located at the heart of Reston, Lake Fairfax Park sits on 476 acres (192.6 hectares) of land with a 20-acre (8.1-hectare) lake. The park is clean and safe and maintained by the county. While you are here, enjoy group activities, like kayaking or skating. If you are a pet owner, bring it on your stroll and embrace the nature with a companion.

Lake Fairfax Park

Address: 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190, USA

Website: Lake Fairfax Park

6. Ocean Breeze Waterpark

Vintage Jungle Falls Waterpark Virginia Beach, 1982
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Planning a camping trip with the family and friends? Consider pitching your tents at Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Located within 30 minutes from the town centre, Ocean Breeze Waterpark will let you enjoy over 30 rides and slides, guaranteed to make you happy. You will also get to utilize the free amenities, which include ample parking, sunscreen, so you don’t need to worry about your skin, and free inner tubes. If you are planning a long stay, the clean and spacious cabanas are available at a very fair price. Book your ticket now or get a seasonal pass and splash!

Ocean Breeze Waterpark

Address: 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190, USA

Opening Hours: 900 to 1700 daily

Website: Ocean Breeze Waterpark

7. Water Country USA

Holly River State Park - Upper Falls
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SeaWorld Entertainment brings you one of the most fun and thrilling park in Virginia, the water country park. Located approximatly 20 minutes drive from the town centre, this amusement park near Virginia Beach boasts of multiple rides, water waves, and slides. Get to mingle with the friendly staff who are well experienced in all the parks activities. The staff is also ready to assist whenever you stranded or stuck. One thing I would recommend and never gets boring is the Rampage or the colossal curl, these activities will get your heart racing and most of all you will have a memorable time. Book your summer tickets early and avoid the last minute rush. You can also get a fast pass that comes with lots of advantages. Welcome.

Water Country USA

Address: 176 Water Country Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA

Website: Water Country USA

8. Bull Run Regional Park

Virginia Bluebells
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For plenty of fun activities, go camping at Bull Run Regional Park, located in Centreville, Virginia. The park boasts 1,500 acres (607.02 hectares) of nature and lots of activities for the whole family. Among the activities you can enjoy here, there is fishing, waterslides, archery, nature trails, and boating. If you have an upcoming event, like a wedding, anniversary or office party, reach out and you will get it sorted at a very fair rate. Visit during the Christmas season, when you will fall in love with the lights and the magnificent snowfall. Get thrilled!

Bull Run Regional Park

Address: 7700 Bull Run Dr, Centreville, VA 20121, USA

Opening Hours 800 to 1900

Website: Bull Run Regional Park

9. Massanutten Indoor WaterPark

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Get ready for an adrenaline rush at the Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, located at 1200 Adventure Drive, in McGaheysville, Virginia. Among the activities that you enjoy here, there’s the Water Fortress, slides, inflatables, a lazy river, and hot tubs. Since it’s all indoors, you can be guaranteed of fun, all year round. While you are here, try the freshly prepared pizza or sandwiches from the food court and accompany it with the drink of your choice. If you’re thinking of spending a long time here, you’ll be sorted with the great variety of rentals and lodges that you can book at an affordable price. Worry less, lay back and enjoy the splash.

Massanutten Indoor WaterPark

Address: 1200 Adventure Dr, McGaheysville, VA 22840, USA

Opening Hours 1200 to 2000 Monday to Friday

Website: Massanutten Indoor WaterPark

10. SplashDown Waterpark

Griffon Splash
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Since its establishment in 1996, SplashDown Waterpark has kept its promise to thrill Virginia in the best way possible. Sitting on a 13-acre (5.3-hectare) piece of land, the park boasts two pools, eight slides and lots of fun activities that will give you a thrilling rush of adrenaline. Try the Tropical Twister waterslide, the Log and Lilypad Walk, Water Raindrops and the Bubbler, just to mention a few. One activity that is highly recommended is their 25-metre (82-foot) lap pool with a giant hippo, it will get you grinning, every time. Get down to SplashDown and enjoy the time of your life.

SplashDown Waterpark

Address: Calangute-Anjuna Main Road, Padre Agnel Vaddo, Gauvaddi, Anjuna, Near Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Bardez, Goa 403509, India

Openning Hours: 1030 to 1800 daily

Website: SplashDown Waterpark

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For maximum fun with your friends, family and kids during your stay in Virginia, check out these top theme parks and amusement parks. Select one and go have fun!

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