We all know the best way to cool off during the summer is with a nice dip in the pool. You and your family can splash all day long at these incredible water parks and resorts that are fun for the whole family!
Kalahari Resort (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
With both an indoor and outdoor waterpark, this resort will bring your family adventure, fun, and relaxation. Bond with your family in the resort’s escape room, enjoy time with your kids in the arcade, and even enjoy a virtual reality gaming experience where your body is the controller! The Resort boasts tons of water rides for thrill seekers of all levels as well as a relaxing indoor and outdoor spa. You and your kids can even become a mermaid or learn to surf with one of the water park’s swimming lessons. This summer, experience a daily dance party with a fantastic DJ in the outdoor water park. With so much to do with the entire family, you’ll wish summer would never end at the Kalahari Resort.For more info: https://www.kalahariresorts.com/wisconsin/
Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark (Boyne Falls, MI)
Michigan’s largest indoor water park offers many fun-filled activities for the whole family. With rides and slides both big and small, there is so much fun to be had. Enjoy being splashed by 800 gallons of water that drop every fifteen minutes, or ride their newest thrill ride that you have to see to believe! Stay at the connected Boyne Mountain Resort and dare to go zip lining, eat some delicious food, and wind down with relaxing evenings at the spa after long days of summer fun. This summer and fall, enjoy annual events such as a family-friendly music festival and a Harvest Festival, plus so much more.For more info: https://www.avalanchebay.com
Water Country USA (Williamsburg, VA)
As the Mid-Atlantic’s largest waterpark, Water Country USA packs epic slides, splash areas, a wave pool, and more all in one place. With a 1950s surfing theme present throughout the park, you can soak up relaxing beach vibes while having never-ending adventures. Water Country USA offers raft rides big enough for the whole family, and you can even rent a cabana to take a break from the slides’ twists and turns. The park also offers a waterproof cashless wristband so you don’t have to worry about bringing your wallet to every ride. Being a sister park to Bush Gardens Williamsburg, you can enjoy park hopper passes and take your whole family from relaxing cabanas to thrilling rides.
For more info: https://buschgardens.com/williamsburg/water-country-usa/
Enchanted Forest Water Safari (Old Forge, NY)
This water park meets a theme park with a land full of incredible water slides and classic carnival rides! There are so many unique sights to see at this park including a petting zoo, the Museum of Enchanted Memories, and even a forest where you will see famous storybook characters and scenes among the towering tree canopy. Ride the park’s newest water slide, Walter’s Wild Slide, with the entire family as you race down a 4-lane track to see who will make the biggest splash at the bottom. You won’t have to stress about hunger with Walter’s All-You-Can-Eat Summer Cookout served every evening until August 26th! During your trip, experience the beauty of Old Forge, NY while staying in a cabin or hotel, or while camping in a cottage or tent.For more info: https://www.watersafari.com/
Great Wolf Lodge (Anaheim, CA)
Splash, swim, and play at one of the best water parks in the country. The best part is that your family can enjoy this water resort all year round as The Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim is completely indoors and has activities sure to satisfy every member of your family. With standard and cabin-themed hotel rooms, critter character appearances, and even a toddler-friendly bowling alley, the Great Wolf Lodge offers unique and inclusive experiences for everyone. Fun truly is around every corner with the immersive MagiQuest game where your child can choose a magic wand, play for as long as they want, and become the star of their own game. Take some time to relax with your kids at the Scooops Kid Spa and indulge with one of many dessert-themed spa treatments. With fun in every corner of the resort from a character breakfast buffet to thrilling water rides and even a forest friends show, you will not be disappointed with your stay at the Great Wolf Lodge.