Florida Water Parks
Few places in America get hotter than Florida in the summer. Fortunately no matter where you're planning to vacation, there's a water park close by cool off and refresh yourself.
Central Florida is the World's theme park capitol and home to the largest water parks in Florida.
Aquatica Water Park - Aquatica the South Seas-inspired waterpark features attractions from serene to extreme. Aquatica joins sister parks SeaWorld and Discovery Cove to create a trio of immersive marine life adventures found nowhere else in the world.
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Wet 'n Wild - Orlando's most exciting waterpark, offers the best variety of multi-passenger tube rides. Experience pulsating lights, dynamic effects and cosmic energy on THE BLACK HOLE: The Next Generation, as your two-person hydra
capsule blasts off to new out-of-this-world thrills! Encounter a splashing dose of group therapy on Brain Wash and
boogie down on the retro raft adventure - Disco H2O. Wet 'n Wild is open year-round.
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Disney Water Parks - At Walt Disney World Resort, guests can choose between a mountain ski retreat and a tropical getaway to take the proverbial plunge into water fun at two of the most popular water parks in North America. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon features breaking waves, saltwater snorkeling pool and gushing water surges. Disney's Blizzard Beach offers all the spine-chilling thrills of a northern ski resort, whether it's bobsledding down the "snowy" slopes of Mt. Gushmore or plunging straight down Summit Plummet at up to 55 mph.
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More Water Parks
Sun Splash Family Water Park is 12 acres of summer fun in Southwest Florida. High speed slides with over 400 feet of twists and turns await you, make sure to try the Zoom Flumes. There's also a Main Stream River, lazy river ride and a Tot Spot for the kids. Visit Website »
After a long hot day at the Speedway you can continue you're family fun at Daytona Lagoon. Not only do they offer a variety of fast and furious water slides, wave pool, lazy river and beach but after you're good and waterlogged you can play a round of Miniature Golf. You can play Lasertag or take a few laps of your own on their Go-Kart track, climb the rock wall or enjoy the carousel. Visit Website »
Located in the Florida Panhandle, Panama City Beach is known for Spring Break parties and fun. Skip the beach for a day and check out Shipwreck Island Water Park, the only water park in Panama City Beach. It's 20 acres of slides and flumes, wave pools and beach. You can swing out from the replica of a 17th century sailing ship into the lagoon pool below. They have a pirate island themed play area for the kids and a lazy river to relax on. Visit Website »
Silver Springs in North Florida is famous for their glass bottom boats and up close view of nature, while you're there you can also have a little man-made fun at Wild Waters Water Park. Even here nature is prevalent, relax under the shade of giant Oaks and Palm trees or catch some rays on the beach. Twist and turn down one of the many water slides and flume rides. Kids can play in the Cool Kids Cove, a multi-level fun zone and the Tad Pool is shallow pool just for them. Visit Website »
If you're planning to visit Busch Gardens in Tampa stop by Adventure Island, it's across the street. This 30 acre park has exciting water slides, a wave pool and beaches for you to relax on, you can even get a game of volleyball going with friends. Visit Website »
About 45 minutes north of Tampa is Weeki Wachee Springs where you can cool off at Buccaneer Bay, Florida's only spring fed water park. Enjoy a flume ride, relax on a lazy river or the white sand beach. They also have a kiddie pool for the little ones. Visit Website »
West Palm Beach
For over 30 years South Florida has been cooling off at the 25 acre Rapids Water Park in West Palm Beach. The Rapids has 29 thrilling slides, including Big Thunder, touted as Florida's largest water ride. They too have a lazy type river and kiddie area. Visit Website »