Water parks offer an endless opportunity for fun and the best of them have something for every member of the family. Narrowing down the top 5 water parks in the USA is a daunting task because the nation boasts so many fabulous places.
1. Typhoon Lagoon
Let’s begin with Typhoon Lagoon located near downtown Disney in Orlando, Florida. The park looks like a shipwrecked island down to the tiniest detail. Castaway Creek is a continuous river rafting experience. Your trip will take you through absolutely gorgeous scenery. If you are in the mood for something a bit more daring, try Humunga Kowabunga. As the name implies the ride takes you into caves at about 30 miles an hour. Hold on to your hats!
2. Water Slide World
Lake George, New York
If water slides are your passion then Water Slide World in Lake George, New York is the water park for you. Water Slide World truly lives up to its name. It is the largest park on the east coast. You can enjoy slides of every description from plunge attractions to the Tasmanian Twister. If you enjoy water volleyball, Water Slide World is a great destination for fun and excitement.
3. Disney Blizzard Beach
Lake Buena Vista Florida
Disney Blizzard Beach, Lake Buena Vista Florida is a fabulous water park located in the Walt Disney World Resort. It sits on 66 acres of land that once was home to a ski resort. Visit Mt. Gushmore and take a breathtaking ride on the Summit Plummet. This park has something for everyone. If it’s a daring plunge from a ski jump tower or a trip up the lazy river, you’ve come to the right place.
4. Mount Olympus Water Park
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
If enjoying an 85-foot drop on one of the world’s steepest water slides is your wish then a trip to Mount Olympus Water Park in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin is a trip you should make. The park is divided into four different worlds offering hours and hours of fun and adventure. There are 37 steep slides set on over 200 acres. The park offers both wet and dry attractions, so there is something to please everyone in the family.
5. Six Flags Whitewater
Six Flags Whitewater in Atlanta, Georgia is a terrific water park. There are 20 rides. The newest addition to the park is called the Tornado. Get ready to experience a 7 story drop into a very, very long water funnel. If that’s not enough excitement try the Cliffhanger which boasts a 90-foot free-fall experience. If you are looking for a chance to try something a bit calmer, the park offers plenty of pools and play areas suitable for small children.