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Kings Dominion

A Day In The Life Of A Theme Park Character

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It is July, a few summers back, at Paramount's Kings Dominion theme park near Richmond, Va. And as Patrick the Starfish, SpongeBob SquarePants' best cartoon friend, I am the goofy hero of the afternoon.

Lawmakers Uphold Decades-Old Law Trading Rollercoasters For School Time

Posted 03.31.2012 | Education

A Virginia Senate panel has defeated a set of three bills that would have repealed a state mandate, nicknamed the "Kings Dominion Law," that schools o...

Amusement Parks In Virginia Beach: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Debbie Bookstaber | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Virginia Beach have a special southern charm. From a European-themed park to one of the most intense collections of roller coasters...

Black-Out Rides And Old World Europe: Amusement Parks In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Virginia offer a thrill-filled way for a family to spend the day together. Whether you want to scream your lungs out on a roller co...

Washington, D.C., Amusement Parks

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks near Washington, D.C., are a great way to break up the museum and monument hopping that inevitably fill any trip to the nation's capit...