The Griffon roller coaster

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Sesame Street Forest of Fun - Big Bird

Visit Europe without a passport.  Just three miles east of Williamsburg, Busch Gardens combines 18th-century charm with 21st-century technology to create the ultimate family experience.  Busch Gardens captures the sights, sounds and tastes of six European countries and features more than 50 sensational rides, shows and attractions, authentic cuisine and delightful shops.  Kids will love Sesame Street Forest of Fun, where they can play with some of their favorite Sesame Street friends.  Thrill seekers will love Griffon, the world's tallest and first floorless dive coaster, and everyone loves Virginia's newest holiday tradition, Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration.


Busch Gardens - Italy

Busch Gardens offers an exciting tour through England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany and Italy.  The food, music and architecture of each destination will immerse you and your family in a uniquely themed atmosphere.  Come see why Busch Gardens has been voted the world's most beautiful theme park every year since 1990.


Your park adventure begins in England.  Enjoy the royal treatment amid unique shops and bakeries and replicas of Big Ben and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.  venture to Scotland, home to Busch Gardens' infamous Loch Ness Monster roller coaster, a double-looping steel coaster full of pulse-pounding excitement.  As you journey to Ireland, interact with warm-hearted people and enjoy the lush landscapes, castles and fine Waterford crystal.  Take time to enjoy a lively production of Irish song and dance at the Abbey Stone Theatre.


The next stop on your European tour is France, home to Busch Gardens' newest roller coaster, Griffon.  You'll hit 75 mph in a 205-foot dive 90 degrees straight down.  Then if you haven't lost your appetite, sit down at Trappers Smokehouse for a mesquite-grill menu, or cool off on Le Scoot Log Flume.


As you enter Germany this summer, you'll notice a completely rejuvenated Oktoberfest section, complete with Busch Gardens' newest and tallest attraction, Mach Tower.  Grab a pretzel from Busch Gardens' own pretzel bakery and let the kids in your group play in the Land of the Dragons, a playground designed specifically for them.


IllumiNights: A Busch Gardens Encore

Busch Gardens Italian village fuses world-class rides with romantic song and dance, master craftsmanship and authentic cuisine made fresh in the park.  Tour the ruins of Mt. Vesuvius on Escape from Pompeii and DaVinci's Garden of Inventions with rides for both adults and children. And don't forget to challenge yourself on Apollo's Chariot, Busch Gardens' famous hyper-coaster.


Every season is packed with excitement.  In summer, join the park for IllumiNights: A Busch Gardens Encore and watch the park come alive after dark.  Ghosts and goblins take over the park in the fall during Howl-O-Scream, our spooky spectacular.  And this holiday season, you're invited to Christmas Town: A Busch Gardens Celebration.  Each section of the park is themed in Christmas Decor native to each country or hamlet, and features stunning attractions, shows and shopping that bring holiday traditions to life.


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