Paramount Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia is a world-class theme park well known for its large collection of thrilling roller coasters, two children's areas, and 19 acre water park. Kings Dominion Virginia also offers visitors a variety of live shows, family rides, and special events including concerts, and visits by well known children's entertainers.
King's Dominion Amusement Park is the home to a variety of thrilling rides, including 12 extreme thrill rides like the brand new Italian Job thrill coaster. This Paramount Kings Dominion ride is a high-speed stunt car adventure combining Hollywood special effects with high-tech stunt driving thrills. Kings Dominion Virginia park goers board their very own tricked out MINI Cooper S for an exciting stunt car adventure inspired by cinema car-chases.
King's Dominion Amusement Park also offers family rides for less adventurous park goers, including a classic carousel, log splash ride, and bob-sled style roller coaster appropriate for younger children. You can also visit the Kings Dominion Virginia replica of the Eiffel Tower and view the entire Paramount Kings Dominion Amusement Park from the 275-foot platform, day or night. If you have young kids, you'll be able to entertain them in Kidzville at Kings Dominion Virginia as well, where kids can enjoy an entire theme park town staffed with life-size Hanna-Barbera characters for your enjoyment.
King's Dominion theme park is a great place to go to cool off from the Virginia heat as well. Try out the Paramount Kings Dominion WaterWorks complete with water slides, a lazy river, splashing pool, and Surf City Splash House -- a giant water powered play house filled with more than 50 water attractions including a swinging bridge, water slides and a 40-foot-high bucket that tips a boatload of water every few minutes into the playhouse area.
The Kings Dominion theme park opened for the season on April 1, 2006. Admission tickets for one day only range from $35 - $50, with multi-day, group and season pass discounts available. Many local hotels also offer Paramount Kings Dominion room and admission packages, such as the Best Western King's Quarters and the Holiday Inn Express, so call ahead to check out vacation package options.
The best time to visit the Kings Dominion Amusement Park are weekdays during the summer plus any operating day during the months of April, May, September and October. Keep in mind that days with light rain or overcast skies can also be great days at Kings Dominion Virginia to beat the crows and enjoy shorter ride lines. The Paramount Kings Dominion Theme Park is open rain or shine and offers visitors ATMs and park maps for your convenience.