Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia is one of the most popular theme parks on the east coast. This 400-acre park is situated 75 miles south of Washington D.C. and offers over 60 rides, 12 of which are roller coasters and a 20-acre waterpark that is included with admission called Soak City. The park also offers live entertainment, concerts, plus a variety of food and concessions for its guests.
The name of the park originates in part from its sister park Kings Island and the nickname for the state of Virginia – Old Dominion. Designed with a similar layout to Kings Island guests enter through International Street with a replica of the Eiffel Tower standing at the far end. Other areas of the park include Old Virginia, Candy Apple Grove, Safari Village, Planet Snoopy featuring the PEANUTS™ characters and Soak City.
Roller coaster fans will want to try Intimidator 305, one of the tallest roller coaster rides in the world or Dominator a thrilling floorless, looping coaster. The park also is home to three wooden coasters– Rebel Yell, Grizzly, and Woodstock Express.
For young children, Planet Snoopy stars Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the PEANUTS™ gang with themed rides, shows, and attractions just for kids.
During the warm summer months, Soak City offers the perfect place to cool off. This waterpark has a large variety of attractions, including two wave pools, a lazy river tube ride, and dozens of waterslides.
In addition to the rides and waterpark, Kings Dominion offers a lineup of live entertainment, shows, special events, and plays hosts to numerous groups throughout the year. It's no wonder that people of all ages love this park.
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Late-March through December
16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, VA 23047
Phone: (804) 876-5000