24 Legendary Water Parks Across The U.S. That Will Make Your Summer Unforgettable

If you’re looking to make a splash this summer, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re taking a water park tour de force across America, visiting the country’s most spectacular and superlative places for aquatic adventures. Make no mistake about it — there’s nothing ordinary about any of these epic water parks. Water slides? How about a 125-foot-tall slide that will have your adrenaline in overdrive? Lazy rivers? There’s one that meanders through an actual aquarium. Indoor water parks? There’s an 8.5-acre park on this list that will blow you away. Each of these attractions reimagines what a water park can be, offering visitors an unrivaled experience that’s truly bucket list-worthy.

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We’ve heard of waterfall chasers, but these superlative destinations are sure to turn you into a water park chaser, too. Now the only question is: which of these epic water parks in the U.S. will you tackle first?

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Address: Slidewaters, 102 Waterslide Dr, Chelan, WA 98816, USA
Address: Northwest Riverfront Street, NW Riverfront St, Bend, OR 97703, USA
Address: Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 US-95, Athol, ID 83801, USA
Address: Knott's Soak City, 8200 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620, USA
Address: LEGOLAND California, One Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
Address: Cowabunga Bay Water Park, 12047 State St, Draper, UT 84020, USA
Address: Water World, 8801 N Pecos St, Federal Heights, CO 80260, USA
Address: SeaWorld San Antonio, 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251, USA
Address: Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston, 2109 Gene Lucas Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, USA
Address: Silver Dollar City, Sunset Cove Township, MO, USA
Address: Noah's Ark Waterpark, 1410 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, USA
Address: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, USA
Address: Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, 452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579, USA
Address: Cedar Point, 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
Address: Hersheypark Drive, Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, PA, USA
Address: Whale's Tale Waterpark, 481 Daniel Webster Hwy, Lincoln, NH 03251, USA
Address: Water Country Parkway, Water Country Pkwy, Virginia 23185, USA
Address: Dollywood Lane, Dollywood Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN, USA
Address: SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland, 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, USA
Address: Universal's Volcano Bay, 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Address: Aquatica Orlando, 5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL 32821, USA
Address: Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, 309 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372, USA
Address: DreamWorks Water Park., 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford, NJ 07073, USA
Address: 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA