Last October, we took a long weekend and headed down to Williamsburg, Virginia to visit the Historic Triangle and Busch Gardens. As always, our first choice for accommodations is KOA. This time, we stayed at the Williamsburg/Bush Gardens Area KOA. It’s conveniently located to all of the historic attractions, shopping, and Busch Gardens.
Once again, we chose to stay in a one-room “Kamping Kabin”. These cabins come with one double bed and a set of bunk beds.
Unlike the Kabins at the KOA in Gettysburg, these Kabins do not have a small fridge, so you’ll need to pack your cooler for keeping any food and drinks cold. The camp store has plenty of ice available for purchase, or you can head down the street to the local Wal-Mart. (And if you want to skip cooking one night, there’s a Sonic Drive-In in the same shopping plaza.)
Our Kabin had a beautiful wooded view in the back, which was perfect for early morning cups of coffee and tea. The only downside to our Kabin was the location of the fire pit. It was situated at an angle, making it hard to set up chairs around the fire, and we were pretty close to our car.
Even though it was early October, the pool was open. (The temps soared above 90!) There were tons of Halloween activities to partake in, including a parade, trick-or-treating around the campground, Halloween games, and even campsite decorating contests. We picked up a few inexpensive decorations at the nearby Walmart and decorated our window, but there were campsites who went all-out with their decor. It was tons of fun to just walk around the campsite and check out all of the decorated sites.
The staff at the Williamsburg Busch Gardens Area KOA were friendly and helpful. The bathhouses were clean and we never had an issue with noise. (They even have two sides to the campground: a family side and a quiet side.) Pets are welcome in certain cabins, there’s a Kamp K-9 area, and a large, open field perfect for exercising your dog. This KOA location also offers a military discount, which meant we saved 10% on our reservation.
We continue to love our KOA visits and will definitely return to the Williamsburg Busch Gardens Area KOA in the very near future.