Amusement Parks Near Charlottesville

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August is here, and the kids are soaking up the last few weeks of summer. Pack your days with fun by planning a trip to an amusement park! From water parks to theme parks, there are plenty of different amusement parks near Charlottesville to choose from! Grab some friends, plan your trip, and get your tickets for a day full of fun.

Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort is located about an hour from Charlottesville. While many think of Massanutten as a place for snow sports, they offer fun for the whole family, no matter the season! They have an indoor and outdoor water park to cool off in the heat of summer. Their outdoor water park is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It has numerous water slides, a wave pool, and an arcade. Their indoor water park boasts slides, a lazy river, hot tubs, and more. In addition to its water parks, Massanutten offers golfing, mountain biking, archery, and more! This is the perfect place to spend a weekend with your family. Book your tickets and find your adventure today!

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion is about an hour and fifteen minutes from Charlottesville in Doswell, Virginia. Home to over 60 rides, shows, a water park, and more, Kings Dominion is the ultimate destination for excitement. Thrill seekers will love riding their 13 different roller coasters! Additionally, their 20-acre water park, Soak City, is included with admission to the park. The water park features water slides, a wave pool, a mini wave pool, a lazy river, and more! Pack all the fun into one day by riding the rollercoasters, playing arcade games, and then cooling off at the water park. As a water park and a theme park all in one, Kings Dominion is the perfect place for people of all ages. Get your tickets today!

Fun Land of Fredericksburg

Head to Fun Land of Fredericksburg for a day of riding rides, bowling, playing arcade games and laser tag, and more. Whether you’re in the mood to go-kart, play in the batting cage, or put your climbing skills to the test at Clip ‘N Climb, Fun Land of Fredericksburg is jam-packed with activities. In addition, they offer various ticket options, so you can purchase the one that best fits your need! Fun Land of Fredericksburg is about an hour and a half from Charlottesville and makes for the perfect day trip.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is one of the other amusement parks near Charlottesville. Although it’s around two hours away, the trip is well worth it. This beautiful theme park is perfect for people of all ages. It is meant to mimic the look of countries like Italy, France, Germany, Scotland, England, and Ireland. Transport yourself to the streets of Europe as you explore the exquisitely kept grounds. In fact, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has been voted the world’s most beautiful theme park every year since 1990! From thrilling roller coasters and rides to arcade games and shows, there’s a little something for everyone. Whether you like rides or not, walking around the theme park will keep you entertained for hours as you “travel” through the different countries. While you’re here, you may consider visiting Water Country USA, their water park across the road!

Water Country USA

Water Country USA is Busch Garden’s water park right across the street from the theme park. From racing slides to slides you can ride with a group, there is plenty of fun to choose from at Virginia’s largest water park! In addition to slides, they have a lazy river and a wave pool. When ready to relax, head to one of their loungers or kick back under a cabana. They sell tickets that allow you to visit both Busch Gardens and Water Country USA so you can maximize your days of fun.

Find your adrenaline rush on a roller coaster or cool off at a water park. No matter what you and your family are in the mood to do, there are plenty of amusement parks near Charlottesville to choose from! Plan your trip today.

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