With lands themed to several nations in western Europe, Busch Gardens Williamsburg opened in 1975 as Busch Gardens: The Old Country, switching to its current name in 1992 before a brief change to Busch Gardens Europe from 2006-08.
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The new coaster for 2022 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is Pantheon, a 3,328-foot Intamin coaster featuring four launches, two inversions, a maximum height of 180 feet, a 95-degree drop, and a top speed of 72 mph. Height requirement: 52 inches
› Read Russell Meyer's review of Pantheon.
In addition to these "grown-up" coasters, Busch Gardens Williamsburg offers Grover's Alpine Express, a Zierer Force coaster in the Sesame Street Forest of Fun children's land.
Other notable attractions include Escape from Pompeii, a shoot-the-chutes flume ride; Le Scoot Log Flume, the Mach Tower drop ride, the Rhine River boat ride, and Finnegan's Flyer, a Screamin' Swing with a height of 80 feet and speed of 45 mph.
Our top recommended show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is Celtic Fyre ★ ★ ★, a celebration of Irish music, dance, and culture.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is located off Interstate 64, about five miles south of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia.