Best Waterparks in the Country
Make a Splash with a Waterpark VacationAs summer goes on, the temperature continues to rise and everyone could use an escape to cool off, so why not take a trip to one of the best waterparks in the country? Whether you’re looking to relax near the water or have some exhilarating fun, waterparks have a little something for everyone to enjoy. In fact, many of the best waterparks around the country are in cities that would be perfect for an end of summer getaway or vacation. Make the most of the remainder of summer and start planning a waterpark vacation with The Parking Spot today: Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Florida As a part of the Disney parks, it’s no wonder why Typhoon Lagoon is widely regarded as the best waterpark in the country. One of the most unique experiences offered is the Shark Reef. Here, visitors can snorkel through a saltwater reef with stingrays, bonnethead sharks, leopard sharks, and tropical fish. From the Humunga Kowabunga speed slides and Gang Plank Falls raft ride, to the Castaway Creek lazy river, Typhoon Lagoon offers an unforgettable experience. Plus, you’re close to other Disney parks, so you can turn this trip into one big Disney vacation! Schlitterbahn, New Braunfels, Texas While Schlitterbahn has other waterparks in Texas and Kansas, their New Braunfels location had more than a million visitors in 2013 for a reason. If you’re looking for waterslides, it’s hard to beat what this waterpark has to offer. Their Black Knight waterslide starts six stories off the ground and covers more than 550 feet on a two person raft. The entire slide is a totally enclosed black tunnel that travels through several twists and turns. If you’re looking for a little more laidback experience than the Black Knight, Schlitterbahn New Braunfels has plenty for you to choose from. The park has the Boogie Bahn Surfing Ride, multiple heated pools, activity pools, a lazy river and even designated areas for kids. Hyland Hills Water World, Denver, Colorado Hyland Hills’ slogan is ‘America’s Biggest, America’s Best’, which isn’t surprising since this waterpark in Denver, Colorado covers 67 acres. Hyland Hills has two separate wave pools. The first is the original, Captain Jack’s Wave Pool, which is the tamer of the two. The second, Thunder Bay, is a recent addition to the park and can simulate multiple waves. The park also has a Turbo Racer slide, which features eight slides side by side where you can race friends and family to the bottom. You’ll also find a lazy river, raft water slide, and much more. Waterparks offer fun and entertaining ways to cool off for everyone to enjoy. Make a splash at the end of this summer and start planning a waterpark vacation today.