Who doesn’t love heading to a water park during their vacation? Wave pools, lazy rivers, and tons of exciting slides! There is so much to do! You can spend an entire day, or 7, simply having fun!
But, with so many water parks to choose from, it can be hard to choose where you should go. Luckily, TripAdvisor has selected their Top 25 Water Parks in the world and seven of those water parks are in North America!
Disney’s typhoon Lagoon Waterpark, Orlando, Florida
Number 4 in world
At Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon you can spend the day sun bathing on the beach, relaxing on the lazy river, crashing into waves in the wave pool or screaming with excitement as you soar down exhilarating water slides. They also offer private surf lessons in their state-of-the-art wave pool!
They also have some fun stores and delicious restaurants when you are ready to relax outside of the water!
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, Orlando, Florida
Number 7 in world
Blizzard Beach offers one of the world’s fastest and tallest waterslides – Mount Gushmore – as well as 12 other exciting attractions including water slides, raft rides, a kids play area and a wave pool!
They also offer private patios which are shaded decks that can be used for a quick rest throughout the day! They come with lounge chairs, lockers, and attendants to take orders and help you make the most of your water park experience!
Aquatica Orlando, Orlando Florida
Number 11 in world
Aquatica is SeaWorld’s waterpark and offers a whole new level experience! The most popular ride, Dolphin Plunge, lets you dive into an underwater world where you race past beautiful dolphins!
Other rides include Ihu’s Breakaway Fall which is the “tallest, steepest and only multi-drop tower in Orlando” and Roa’s Rapids as well as a lazy river and side by side wave pools!
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana
Number 13 in world
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is a combination theme park and water park with 16 water rides, that offer hours of watery fun!
The park has several waterplay attractions for kids including Kima Bay and Monsoon Lagoon, as well as exciting slides, relaxing rivers, and thrashing wave pools for guests of all ages!
Noah’s Ark Water Park, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Number 17 in world
With over 26 attractions including thrill rides, group rides, kiddy rides, a 4-D Theater and multiple Arcades, there is something for everyone at Noah’s Ark Waterpark!
Noah’s Ark Waterpark is the largest water par in America and also features the world’s largest bowl ride – Time Warp. Other features include the thrilling ¼ mile long Black Anaconda water coaster, raft rides, kiddie areas and a lazy river!
Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, Wildwood, New Jersey
Number 19 in world
Morey’s Pier and Beachfront Water Parks includes five theme parks, two of which are waterparks – Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis!
Raging Waters Water Park offers a lazy river, with float-up snack bars and waterfalls as well as exciting water slides, such as Shotgun Falls which ends with a 6 foot drop and a humongous splash! There are also family friendly obstacles and two kiddie play areas.
Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club features private cabanas, thrilling water slides and play areas on the shore. Cliff Dive sends you down 5 stories in just three seconds while WipeOut lets you race family down a six-lane slide. Their Lazy river also offers swim up refreshments as well as live music!
Water Country USA Williamsburg, Virginia
Number 22 in world
Situated by Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country USA is Virginia’s largest water park and features water slides and raft rides as well as multiple pools and lazy rivers. They also have private cabanas and a wave pool that are sure to make your day both fun and relaxing.
The parks newest ride, Colossal Curl which has multiple high-adrenaline features, including a funnel and wave element that sends riders high over the park!