September 30, 2016

Top 10 Water Park Rides

IM-Water ParksDo you love the adrenaline rush that comes with coasting down a waterslide? Or do you prefer to kick it back in a lazy river? If water parks are your thing, be sure to check out these top 10 water park rides:

Summit Plummet at Disney’s Blizzard Beach

If you love fast, thrilling rides that will get your heart racing, then Summit Plummet at Blizzard Beach in Walt Disney World is right up your alley. You’ll travel at high speeds before being plunged into a dark tunnel and then ending with a splash. Love water slides with large drops? If so, this one is a great choice. This 12-story water slide, which stands 120 feet tall, is for the daring.

Leap of Faith at Aquaventure

Aquaventure, which is a part of Atlantis resort in the Bahamas, is home to Leap of Faith. Quite possibly one of the most thrilling water rides in the world, this slide, which is designed to look like a Mayan temple, will drop you six stories before releasing you into a clear tunnel surrounded by sharks. You’ll finish off with a big splash.  

Maximum Velocity at Wet ‘N Wild

You and your friends will love Maximum Velocity at Wet ‘N Wild in Phoenix, Arizona. You’ll get to race your friends, side by side, at top speeds through 800 feet of tandem tubes. Enough said. 

The Titan at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

The Titan at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark in the Poconos, Pennsylvania is the largest waterslide of its kind. At eight stories high and nearly three football fields in length, this water park ride is a family ride. It holds up to four people. Scream with your family or friends as you’re splashed numerous times before being plummeted into a pool of water.      

Riptide Racer at Silverwood Theme Park

Boulder Beach Waterpark at Silverwood Theme Park added the Riptide Racer to its water park this summer. The first of its kind, the slide has six lanes so you and your friends can lay down head-first on mats and race your way about 400 feet to the bottom.

Rattlesnake Rapids at Lagoon A Beach 

Located just outside of Salt Lake City in Utah, Rattlesnake Rapids at Lagoon A Beach is a water raft ride the whole family can enjoy. While it’s tame enough for children to enjoy, it offers enough thrill for teens and adults too. Most importantly, the whole family will get wet before this ride’s over.

Black Anaconda at Noah’s Ark Water Park

Located at Noah’s Ark Water Park in Wisconsin Dells, WI, the Black Anaconda is recognized as America’s most thrilling water coaster. It’s a combination of a waterslide and a roller coaster. You’ll be dropped 1/4 mile and be plunged into rushing waters, through the anaconda’s humps, and be wrapped into its dark coils.

Blackbeard’s Revenge at Carolina Harbor Water Park

Carolina Harbor Water Park on the Carolina Coast recently added their newest addition, Blackbeard’s Revenge. It’s a slide complex with three attractions. Pirate’s Plank is a nearly vertical freefall in which the floor drops out from underneath you. On Captain’s Curse, you’ll twist and turn through an enclosed chute with three intense turns. Cannonball Drop will take you down intense drops and turns. Each attraction comes with its own thrills.

Surf Pool at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Walt Disney World’s Typhoon Lagoon is home to one of the best wave pools. The waves will start out slow and then gradually build. You’ll hear the thunderous sound of the ocean as the waves begin. This water park attraction is ideal for the whole family.

Lazy River at Rapids Water Park

The Lazy River at Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach, Florida will take you through a journey past water-shooting canyons, water mists, fountain islands and a waterfall. It’s so much fun that you’ll want to enjoy it over and over again.

If you’re looking for a fun water experience this summer, there are plenty of water park rides to choose from. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find something that fits your tastes.


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