The summer days are long and hot and nothing says “cool down” like a crazy water park. The kids will have a blast and, if you’re lucky, maybe you can score a little floating time. Here are some of the most amazing water parks around.
Disney’s Blizzard Beach 1 of 12As far as staying cool goes, Disney's Blizzard Beach is tops. The resort looks like a frosty ski resort and has one of the world's largest, free falling slides.
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Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark 2 of 12Sand Castle Cove is part of the Schlitterbahn Resort which features a year round indoor water park located in South Padre Island, TX.
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Happy Magic Waterpark 3 of 12The Happy Magic Water Cube (the name alone!) in Bejiing is not so much a water park, but a water kingdom. Live shows, slides, and wave pools make this place quite the spectacle.
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Soak City Water Park 4 of 12Knott's Soak City is in the middle of the dessert in Palm Springs, CA. The park features an 800,000 gallon machine-powered wave pool for starters.
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Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World 5 of 12Wet 'n' Wild Water World in Australia features surfing, zip lining, and crazy water slides just to name a few.
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Aquatica Water Park by Sea World 6 of 12The Aquatica Water Park by Sea World in Orlando, FLA allows you to slide through tunnels surrounded by dolphins on the Dolphin Plunge ride. So cool.
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Adaland Aquapark 7 of 12The Adaland Aqua Park in Turkey has a aqua park, dolphin park, and sea park. It's one of the world's top ten water parks!
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Noah’s Ark Water Park 8 of 12Noah's Ark Water Park, located in Wisconsin, features a 4-D dive-in movie theater, water "coasters," and vertical water slides.
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Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis 9 of 12The Aquaventure Water Park is located at the Atlantis Hotel in the Bahamas and features a near vertical water slide that takes you through a shark tunnel!
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Beach Park 10 of 12The Insano at the Beach Park in Brazil is the world's highest water slide. The slide is 134.5 feet high!
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Sunway Lagoon 11 of 12The Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia lets little ones run free in Little Zimbabwe while the big kids slide down the six laned Congo Challenge. Sunway has five themed parks with their own attractions.
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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon 12 of 12Disney's Typhoon Lagoon in Orlando is a water park classic. You can snorkel with sharks or go surfing in the 6-ft wave pool! I'd probably stick to the lazy river.
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