School’s out for the summer, and it’s finally time to sit back and relax in the sunshine and warm weather. No backyard pool? No problem! Warren County – Ohio’s Largest Playground is home to two outdoor water parks, Soak City at Kings Island and The Beach, as well as an incredible indoor park at Great Wolf Lodge. Featuring 5-story slides, crashing waves and high-flying zip lines, all three parks are sure to provide a fun and refreshingly affordable escape from the summer heat!
Below is your complete guide to Southwest Ohio’s water parks, highlighting everything you need to know as you plan your splash-tastic getaway.
Kings Island’s Soak City
Kings Island may be best known for its world-class thrill rides, but its water park, Soak City, is also a summertime standout when it comes to family entertainment. In addition to featuring more than 50 attractions, including a 650,000-gallon wave pool, 30 water slides, relaxing lazy rivers and tropical lagoons, Soak City is also a terrific bargain. Admission to the water park is included with the purchase of a Kings Island theme park ticket, completing an unbeatable one-two punch of summer fun!
Looking for some REEL entertainment? Visit Soak City during one of its Dive-in Movie Nights (select Friday nights) to watch the summer’s hottest blockbusters from the comfort of an inner tube in the wave pool! Check out all of Soak City’s rides and amenities here.
The Beach water park is back and better than ever with a zip line opening during the 2014 season!
White sand, cool water, wild waves, and real palm trees…no, this isn’t Florida. This is Southwest Ohio, and it’s an absolute blast! While kids (and kids at heart) go airborne on The Cliff’s 5-story drop, twist and turn on Kamikaze and zoom down the Banzai Blast, Mom and Dad can take it easy, toes in the sand and drinks in hand, under the shade of authentic palm trees.
With volleyball and basketball courts, teen and reggae dance nights, and award-winning Dive-In Movies, your trip to The Beach is sure to be…well…a day at the beach! Click here for a full schedule of events.
Great Wolf Lodge
Waterproof your vacation plans with a reservation at Great Wolf Lodge! While it’s always sunny and 84 degrees inside their state-of-the-art indoor water park, you can also soak up some real rays at their outdoor pool and bar. This 79,000 square-foot park features everything from jaw-dropping water slides to zero-depth entry pools for the little ones.
Great Wolf Lodge also offers a wide range of activities for children, including slides, pools, and Fort Mackenzie, a 4-story interactive tree house complete with suspension bridges, swinging cargo nets, treetop slides, soaking spray stations, and much more!
Ready for the best part? Admission to the water park is free when you stay at the lodge! See the park in action and learn more here.
Don’t miss a minute of the fun this summer at all three Warren County water parks! Your next summer getaway is just a click away at www.OhiosLargestPlayground.com.
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