“Disney’s America” Theme Park Plans Revived for Virginia?

disney's americaThe School of Athens blog is reporting via a post by edmundrandolph1753 that Disney is moving quickly to revive its plans for the Disney’s America theme park in Virginia. Instead of Prince William County where it was to have been located 20 years ago, word is they are looking at Amherst County just north of Lynchburg on the site where the soon-to-be closed Sweet Briar College is located.

Head on over to School of Athens for more details.

This location would be roughly a 2 hour drive from the Richmond International Airport via I-64 and U.S. 29, a 1 hour drive from the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport on Route 29, and a 3 to 3/12 hour drive from Reagan National Airport depending upon the route taken (Route 29; I-66 to I-81; or I-95 to VA 20 to U.S. 15).

As School of Athens put it with regard to accessibility:

Likewise, there are already many plans in place to widen and develop the Route 29 corridor so that the new Disney America would be accessible from Northern Virginia, Central Virginia via Route 64, all the way down to Charlotte, North Carolina.

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This could get quite interesting!

(H/T School of Athens)


One thought on ““Disney’s America” Theme Park Plans Revived for Virginia?

  1. Given recent events that have stopped the shuttering of SBC, the expansion of the Board of Trustees, and new leadership for the college…I think the Disney America rumors can be considered scotched for at least the time being.

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