The 10 Best Waterparks in America Photo by: Aquatica Orlando

The 10 Best Waterparks in America

Nothing screams summer more than embarking on a trip to one of the many waterparks across America. Some of the largest and most outrageous waterparks in the country are full of new attractions, slippery waterslides and wave pools that will knock your socks off. Discover realistic surfing waves, super speed water coasters and an abundance of kid-friendly water play areas. From Orlando to Denver to the town of Santa Clause discover the 10 most exciting, best in class waterparks in America.

10. Water World -Denver, Colorado

It’s not a city that one necessarily associates waterparks with but Denver has a lot going for it when you consider Water World. With over 50 attractions for all family members it is considered one of the premier waterparks across the country. Some of the highlights of this park is the two waves pool, one tamer than the other; the lazy river and the multitude of tube rides. The most famous of attractions here is the ‘Voyage to the Center of the Earth’ ride which takes place completely inside and is a multi-rider raft ride which takes you back to when the dinosaurs lived, throughout caves, down steep drops and feels more like a theme park ride. For those seeking thrills make sure to try out the ‘Mile High Flyer’, which is the first hydro-magnetic water coaster in the Rockies; that’s right we said water coaster.

9. Wet ’n’ Wild -Orlando, Florida

It is considered America’s first waterpark and it is remarkable that they still remain one of the best across the country. What visitors love most about this park is the amount of multi-rider slides and the absolutely amazing kids play area. Families it seems are drawn most to this park and kids love to visit the family orientated ‘Blastaway Beach’. Here a giant sandcastle, 17 slides and over 160 water attractions meets kids and parents in the biggest water playground for kids in the state. For those looking for a little more excitement, try the Bomb Bay where you plunge from six stories high or the newest slide, the Aqua Drag Racer where you can race three other people over 360 feet of adrenaline pumping thrills. Located just a stone’s throw away from Disney, this park is often less crowded than those located at the parks.

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