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▸ It is located in Doswell, VA, near Richmond and Washington DC
▸ It was opened in 1975
▸ It was part of the Paramount Parks until 2006 and it was known as Paramount Kings Dominion, and since then it is owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
▸ Starting with April 2010, one of the world's fastest and tallest coasters will be available for some exciting experience, the great Intimidator 305
▸ The International Street is the main area of the park, which actually greets the visitors from the entrance, surrounded by shops on both sides
▸ The Candy Apple Grove is the largest section of Kings Dominion and it houses several coasters, a carousel a Ferris wheel and many other fun facilities
▸ WaterWorks, made of the Hurricane Reef in the north side and the more recent sections in the south side, is the Kings Dominion's water park
Virginia's Kings Dominion park will house, starting with April 2010, the tallest and fastest gravity driven roller coaster in the Mid-Atlantic and on the East Coast, under the motto "Biggest. Baddest. Meanest." The coaster is 305 feet high and it rides at the incredible speed of 92 mph, along 5,100 feet of steel.
With an investment of about $25 million, the Giga-Coaster is featured in the Guinness World Records, offering a 3-minute ride, with a lift hill angle of 45 degrees. Book your hotel or search for on-site or accommodation near Kings Dominion Park in order to be one of the first people who experience the fantastic and thrilling rides of the impressive Intimidator 305!
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Former Paramount's Kings Dominion is 0.5 miles east of I-95 exit 98 on SR 30. A 300-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower stands at the gates to this 400-acre theme park, which features live shows, thrills and family rides, and a water park. KidZville and Nickelodeon Central are areas designed for the younger set. Among a dozen roller-coasters are Shockwave, a stand-up, looping steel coaster; Hypersonic XLC, an air-launched ride that goes from 0 to 80 mph in 1.8 seconds; and Flight of Fear, an indoor coaster that runs in total darkness. Scooby-Doo! and the Haunted Mansion is an interactive, animated ride geared to families.
Volcano, The Blast Coaster rockets out of a volcanic crater. "Tomb Raider: The Ride" is a multisensory adventure combining an environmental theme with special effects. Swimsuits are required at WaterWorks, where the main attractions are Pipeline Peak, purported to be the world's tallest enclosed dark water slide; Big Wave Bay, a 650,000-gallon wave pool; and Surf City Splash House, a family play station.
▸ Best times to visit the park are on weekdays or Sundays, but try to avoid Saturdays which are extremely crowded
▸ You should wear comfortable and cotton clothes - you might want to try the water rides at White Water Canyon, for example, and you will get really wet. Maybe an extra pair of socks will also be an asset during the visit
▸ If you visit the park during summer, you should bring some sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, lip protection and other helpful and healthy tools
▸ Pick up a map from the entrance in the park and if you visit it as part of a group, don't forget to set a meeting place in case you get separated during your experience - Eiffel Tower might be the perfect meeting place for you
▸ Smoking is allowed only in special designated areas, and in the children's sections it is strictly forbidden
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