Escape to Williamsburg, Va., to experience the history of Colonial Williamsburg, the rides of Busch Gardens and the waves at Water Country USA. Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to escape to Williamsburg.
Water Country USA
Water Country USA is a waterpark that offers fun for the whole family. The new attraction Vanish Point just opened this season. Be one of the first to try it! Labor Day is the last day Water Country USA is open for the season.
Hours: Sept. 1-5
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Adults (ages 10 and up) $46.99 & Children (3-9) $39.99
Two-day, two-park ticket ages 3 & up, $74.99 (this is an online offer only so please purchase tickets in advance)
If you will be going to Water Country USA and Busch Gardens you should consider the two-day, two-park ticket, which allows guests to choose any two days during the season to visit either park.
If you are military and haven’t yet taken advantage of the Here’s to the Hero’s free park pass now is the perfect time to do so.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a theme park also known as Busch Gardens Europe as it is divided into sections of European cities. Busch Gardens offers rides for the entire family. The Land of Dragons and Sesame Street Forest of Fun cater to younger children. Four daring roller coasters offer fun for the thrill seekers. Mach Tower just opened in August and at 240 feet high has claimed the title as the highest ride at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. For a full review of Busch Gardens complete with pictures read my article titled, “Theme Parks: Busch Gardens, Williamsburg.”
Friday, Sept. 2: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
View the various ticket purchasing options to choose the option best for you.
Go back in time to the 18th-century by visiting Colonial Williaburg. Travel by horse and carriage and visit buildings from the 18th century, complete with employees dressed in 18th-century attire. Be sure to visit the coffeehouse for a free sample of coffee, chocolate or tea. Children won’t want to miss the Governor’s Palace garden and maze.
Daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Youth (6-17) $18.95
Staying at the Kingsmill Resort and Spa will provide you with a complimentary shuttle to and from Water Country USA, Busch Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg.
Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!