Busch Gardens Williamsburg Roller Coasters Photo Gallery

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Your Chariot Awaits

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

The entrance to Apollo's Chariot, one of the world's great hypercoasters. Oddly, although Apollo is a mythological Greek god, the coaster is located in the "Italy" section of Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

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Chariots of Higher

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

Apollo's Chariot climbs 170 feet and drops 210 feet. Despite its height, acceleration, and speeds up to 73 mph, it is an extraordinarily smooth roller coaster--and extraordinarily fun.

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Chariots and Rafts

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

Apollo's Chariot soars over the Roman Rapids river raft ride.

Apollo's Chariot Coaster Review

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Having a (Ski) Ball

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

An inverted coaster, Alpengeist's cars hang from the track above, and riders' legs dangle freely as the ride engages in a series of wild acrobatic maneuvers--kind of like a ski lift gone haywire. Busch Gardens Williamsburg incorporates the ski motif throughout the coaster.

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Getting a Lift

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

Alpengeist climbs 195 feet, drops 170 feet, and reaches speeds of 67 mph.

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Scooting on By

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

Alpengeist blasts past Le Scoot, Busch Gardens Williamsburg's log flume, in the New France section of the park.

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Setting Sights on Nessie

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

In the queue for Loch Ness Monster, Busch Gardens Williamsburg incorporates themed artifacts, such as this vintage communication equipment.

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Another Loch Ness Monster Expedition Crew

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

Riders load into a Loch Ness Monster train.

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Into the Belly of the Beast

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

The coaster takes riders into a long tunnel for a strobe-lit encounter with the Loch Ness Monster.

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This Coaster Throws You for a Loop (or Two)

Arthur Levine, 2005. Licensed to About.com

The Loch Ness Monster's signature interlocking double loops.

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