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Water country in Williamsburg Virginia opens May 17 for the 2014 season

— Fun in the sun season is finally here. It’s time to pack the sunblock and head to Water Country USA®. Virginia’s largest water park opens this Saturday, May 17. With the addition of Colossal Curl™, the park’s newest family-thrill attraction, Water Country USA is this summer’s must-do destination.

True to its name, Colossal Curl will thrill guests with a high-adrenaline, action-packed water slide adventure. Colossal Curl’s combination of wave and funnel elements make it the only attraction of its kind in North America. Colossal Curl opens May 23 and kicks off 99 days of summer fun.

Water Country USA offers fun for the entire family with a retro surf theme, 18 attractions featuring 42 water slides, refreshing pools, lazy rivers and kid-friendly play areas. The park also offers resort-style amenities like free lounge chairs and private cabanas.

Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are offering the 2-Park Fun Card to help guests maximize their time at both Williamsburg theme parks. The $97 pass provides unlimited admission to Water Country USA and Busch Gardens® Williamsburg through Sept. 1. With the 2-Park Fun Card, guests can conquer Colossal Curl at Water Country USA, then visit Busch Gardens to watch London Rocks™ and journey through the history of British rock n’ roll culture. It’s all part of the 99 days of summer.

Water Country USA offers several American Red Cross programs to the community, including swim lessons, babysitting courses and lifeguarding classes.

Water Country USA opens at 10 a.m. on May 17 and 18. Daily operation begins May 23. Check out http://www.watercountryusa.com and plan a trip to the water park.

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