Although we have some pretty amazing corn mazes and haunted farms, there is more than corn in Indiana. We have 2 of the biggest and most well-known amusement parks in the United States and several other radically cool family fun parks. These 10 radically fun amusement parks in Indiana are sure to get your whole family geared up for an exuberant time!
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1) Indiana Beach
Indiana Beach located in Monticello, IN is a fun haven featuring some of the biggest roller coaster and thrill-seeking rides. Experience sky-diving and hang-gliding simultaneously as you pull your ripcord 110 feet in the air on the “SkyCoaster.” Flip, drop, and plunge an 111-degree drop on the “Steel Hawg.” Of course not all of Indiana beach is for the thrill seekers; even the little guys can have a radically good time on the “Frog Hopper,” the “Dragon Wagon,” and the “Splash Bash.”
2) Holiday World & Splashin Safari
Who hasn’t heard of the famous Holiday World? Right, here in good old Santa Claus, IN, you can visit Holiday World & Splashin Safari. At Holiday World & Splashin Safari, they think Christmas should come more than once year. Take the whole family flying down 12-foot-wide channels with incredible airtime on the world’s longest water coaster of all time: “The Mammoth Water Coaster.” Race 10 people down a 5-story water slide on the “Jungle Racer.” Of course, the adventures are only part of Holiday World; don’t forget to check out “Santa’s Story Time,” “World of Wonder,” and the “Wild & Wacky Magic Show.”
3) Go Ape Treetop Adventure
Amusement parks don’t have to be filled with water slides and coasters. Are you ready to experience the number 1 zip line and treetop adventure at Go Ape Treetop Adventure in Indianapolis, IN? Choose your adventure in up to 6 sites. Each site features, tunnels, bridges, adrenal heights, and epic soaring zip-line fun. Not sure the little tikes will make it through these thrill-seeking adventures? No worries, Go Ape offers fun filled tree-to-tree crossings, obstacles and 2 20-foot ziplines for all ages in their “Treetop Junior” adventures.
4) Deep River Water Park
There’s a lot to do in one of the Midwest’s favorite waterparks. Deep River Water Park in Crown Point, IN offers a little something for everyone. Catch some rays as your little tikes as they get squirted, slide, and splash under the watchful eye of “Paddle PlayZone’s” lifeguard staff. Take a ride nearly free falling at speeds reaching 35-miles per hour on the “Dragon” speed slide. With “Water Wars,” “Sand Beach Volleyball,” and various slides, you are sure to have fun in Indiana.
5) Greatimes Family Fun Park
Great times are just around the corner at Greatimes Family Fun Park in Indianapolis, IN. With nearly 5-acres of indoor and outdoor amusement, there’s no lack of fun here. Enjoy the indoor playland, a multi-level arcade room, or take the games outdoors with some Bumper boat fun.
6) Pine Lake Water Park
Whether you are 4 or 45, Pine Lake Water Park in Berne, IN is sure to bring out the kid in everyone. Pine Lake has 3 massive water slides, a test your skills log walk, splash pad for the kiddos, and a 30-foot tower platform you can plunge to the depths of the lakes from. With kiddy slides and rip-roaring fun, there’s something for everyone.
7) Big Splash Adventure Indoor Waterpark & Resort
Stay overnight and make a splash at Big Splash Adventure Indoor Waterpark & Resort in French Lick, IN. With no age limits, the “Buccaneer Bay” keeps all hands on deck with it's 50- interactive play features and 1,000-gallon dumping bucket. Relax as you bob through the “Lost River.” Thrill-seeking kids will love the “Pirate's Plunder” as it twists and turns through fast winding curves. You see not every day in Indiana is the sunshine and warm weather, so this indoor amusement park makes every day a sunny day.
8) Fun Center Paiges Crossing
For a little bit of indoor and a little bit of outdoor entertainment, stop by Fun Center Paiges Crossing in Columbia City, IN. Go-Karts, mini-golf, amusement rides, arcade games, batting cages, and so much more mean a day of fun for everyone. Bring the joys of the fair to you with the “Frog Hopper,” “The Himalaya,” and “The Twister” made kids of all ages.
9) Atlantis Water Park
More water fun at Atlantis Water Park in Clarksville, IN. Take a ride on the wild side in the largest exhilarating wave pool: “The Tsunami Sea.” Plunge down some the most thrilling water slides in “Mount Olympus.” Even your tiny ones can have fun in the water at King Neptune’s Cove where water heights reach only 18-inches. Atlantis Water Park is fun for the whole pack.
In Indiana, there’s no sense in waiting around for the groundhog. With indoor water parks and entertainment, you can have fun at any time of the year. However, you don’t want to miss the outdoor fun at some of the biggest and best amusement parks in the States. Come on down to Indiana where there’s more than corn! How many of these parks have you been to?