Amusement Park Guide on hrScene

Amusement Parks are a great way to spend a summer vacation day, and Hampton Roads has some great options for the whole family. Whether you’re a thrill-seeking roller coaster lover or you have a toddler in tow, there’s an amusement park for you that’s not too far of a drive. Check the list below and find a fun park that’s perfect for your summer day!


Busch Gardens
A thrilling amusement park with dining options, kids parks, special events, and roller coasters. It also features an animal park that focuses on conservation. Ticket prices for a single-day ticket start at $90 for adults, but deals and special offers are often available as well as multi-park passes with Water Country.
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-4386
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Water Country
An outdoor water park with a huge variety of slides and rides, including kid-friendly areas. Single-day tickets start at $60 for adults, but look for deals with Busch Gardens too.
176 Water Country Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-4386
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Great Wolf Lodge
An indoor/outdoor water park resort located in Williamburg. It has water slides, restaurants, and a lot of other kid-friendly activities. Room rates vary.
549 E Rochambeau Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 229-9700
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Go Ape
Two outdoor activities are available for the whole family to enjoy: a Treetop Adventure course with zip lines, rope ladders and swings or Treetop Junior for adventuring with younger kids.
5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
(800) 971-8271
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Virginia Beach

Adventure Park at The Virginia Aquarium

If you had enough water, Adventure Park is the way to go! The park features zip lining and aerial bridge trails of varying difficulty and the attractions are not suitable for kids under 5. Ticket prices vary based on desired attractions.
801 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 385-3474
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Ocean Breeze Fun Park
Located 2 miles south of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Ocean Breeze Fun Park is a water park with free parking, free sunscreen, and free inner tubes! It’s open from mid-May through early September. All-day admission ranges from $24.99 to $32.99 with lower rates after 4:00 p.m.
849 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-4444
Click here for park information, directions, and ticket prices.