How do I get information about major attractions within or around the County?
You may visit the Official Tourism Website of the Commonwealth of Virginia and request for a current Travel Guide. You may request it online by going to http://www.virginia.org/site/brochure.asp?id=TGM
Virginia Theme Parks
- Busch Gardens Williamsburg – The European setting of Busch Gardens Europe is delightful for adults – it’s been voted “The World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park!” But it’s the rides that thrill the kids and give it another distinction – “The World’s Favorite Theme Park!”.
Phone: (800) 343-7946
- Kings Dominion – This 400-acre theme and water park ishome to more than 200 rides/attractions, including 13 world-class roller coasters known to international coaster enthusiasts and daring teenagers alike! Located 20 miles north of Richmond and 75 miles south of Washington, D.C., this central Virginia theme park opens its gates to more than 13 million visitors a year.
Phone: (804) 876-5000
- Water Country USA – the mid-Atlantic’s largest water play park, features water rides, slides and entertainment. The park offers a surf shop and gift shop, five food service areas, locker rental, bathhouse facilities and free use of life vests and inner tubes. Phone: 1-800-343-7946
- Great Wolf Lodge – Waterpark – What do you say to a 67,000-sq. ft. indoor entertainment area featuring its own gigantic waterpark? Let’s Go! It’s huge! It’s wild! And it’s all yours when you stay at Great Wolf Lodge. You’ve never seen an indoor waterpark like this, and it’s time you did! Four-story, interactive treehouse, Waterfort, 1,000 gallon Tipping Bucket, 8 Waterslides, 4 pools, 2 giant hot tubs, Spacious outdoor pool and Huge Wave Pool.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden – located at 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23220. Phone: (804) 262-9887
Nauticus – The National Maritime Center, located on the downtown Norfolk waterfront, harnesses the power of the sea in this interactive showplace. Nauticus also is home to the Battleship Wisconsin, open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day. Norfolk is also well known for its military presence and is the site of the world’s largest naval base. Phone: (757) 664-1000