Nowadays, the People of the United States spending much on tourism. Especially, after the pandemic situation, people being bounded in the walls of their house, people now planning many vacation plans. They are planning solo, couple, family, and other types of vacation plans.
In planning a family vacation, there have to face many difficulties. There are so many considerable things like adjoining rooms, price, kid-friendly dining, entertainment, etc. Across the United States, there have many family-centered resorts where you can pass your time with enjoyment. The environment of those resorts is too good to stay in and make your mind refresh.
So, here are our 17 favorite hotels with indoor water parks in the United States.
1. Radisson Hotel Bloomington by Mall of America — Bloomington, MN
Radisson Hotel Bloomington, a wide range of water parks and the largest water park in Minnesota with 700,000 square feet broad area. Here have many facilities like the bridge, the water slide, in-pool basketball hoops and nets, Lighthouse. It has more than 24 rides and an indoor wave “Flow Rider” for surfing and an arch when children need a water break. Also, it is the country’s tallest waterslide.
2. Wilderness at the Smokies Resort — Sevierville, Tennessee
Our second number resort stands on 66,000 square feet area. Though it is in our 2nd listed resort, it is the largest in Tennessee state. Here guests get free access to enter which is rare. It has many features including a 450-foot-long enclosed looping waterslide, a five-story-high rafting ride, a huge wave pool, and a surf rider, and many more.
3. Mt. Olympus Resort — Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
There have a lot of several top-notch indoor water parks in Wisconsin Dells. One of these is Mt. Olympus Resort which takes the cake for the destination. This biggest resort in the region is also an option for the mid-range family-friendly people. Here you will find both an outdoor and an indoor water park, also a pool complex with a lazy river, rollercoasters, and additional waterslides, a pirate ship. Guests get free access here too.
4. Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark — Duluth, Minnesota
Number four is Edgewater falls. It’s quite large and designed to thrill. It is designed with a lazy river, a fast-moving vortex pool, and a four-and-a-half-story waterslide. Also, there has a play area suitable for toddlers and Adirondack chairs are positioned by the water so adults can take a seat and keep an eye on the kids. So, it will be a suitable place for all aged people who want to spend time with enjoyment.
5. Wilderness Resort — Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Wilderness Resort is one of biggest hotels in Wisconsin Dells. It is an upper-middle-range resort in Wisconsin. It also offers free access to the water park for guests. There have eight water parks here with a number being indoors. It includes activities such as a lazy river, tubing, a wave pool, and slides. Wilderness Hotel is on the top half of our list because it offers hot tubs and a swim-up bar that are too much enjoyable for adults.
6. Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark — Frankenmuth, Michigan
The next is Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark because of its mythical feeling of the two water parks for kids. One of which has a retractable roof for when the Michigan weather gets warm enough and that is especially for older kids. Besides, there have big slides, in-pool basketball, a lazy river, and more. The area for younger kids has a number of sculptural features in the pool. Besides, there have plastic mushrooms, water lily pads, and mini water fountains. They also provide life jackets and inflatable mats available for use in both.
7. Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center — Virgil, Finger Lakes, New York
It’s not quite as large as some of the others higher up on this list, but the water park at Hope Lake Lodge certainly has its perks. It remains open daily, and hotel guests get free access to the facility’s pool and hot tub. In Central New York, it’s the only indoor water park. Here visitors can enjoy facilities such as tube slides, an activity tower, adjacent cafe for snack. and a wave pool with two types of waves.
8. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions — Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Almost every guest at Kalahari visits here for the water and theme parks except some business travelers. There’s an outdoor water park opens for the summer season, and inside, there has a massive water park that is open for the whole year. The most interesting thing here is the Flowrider Surf Simulator, where riders can do surfing on the surfboard. There have some additional facilities like the Zig-Zag Zebra, a wave pool, indoor and outdoor hot tub, and a swim-up bar.
9. Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark — Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark is an indoor water park which is situated in Wisconsin. It has a woodland theme and includes classic water park facilities such as slides, a lazy river, and a pool specifically for tiny tots. Booking a one-bedroom suite here gives you a four-day pass, while a two-bedroom suite rate includes six.
10. Dunes Village Resort — Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
Dunes Village Resort is located in Myrtle Beach. This resort focuses on the outdoor water park. Also, it has an indoor water park small in size. Though, It is undoubtedly the best in that area. It has a lazy river, a large waterslide, a pool with basketball, and a hot tub. Guests can enter here free of charge.
11. SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland Resort — Nashville, TN
SoundWaves is located within Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort. Though it has been newly opened in December 2018, it has acquired much reputation and quickly going to become a family favorite! This indoor-outdoor waterpark stands on around 111,000 square feet area. This waterpark is featured with unique experiences and rides such as the high-velocity surfing and boogie-boarding “Crowd Surfer” and the Rapid Remix, a gigantic waterslide. This indoor water park is open throughout the year.
12. Jay Peak Resort — Jay, VT
The Jay Peak Resort is located in northern Vermont. It is the largest indoor water park in Vermont, and you have a must-visit year-round family destination. Jay Peak is extremely popular for having the best snowfall as a skiing destination.
For having a retractable roof, it doesn’t get too hot in the summer season. And that is why it keeps a great destination throughout the year. The park facilitates with “La Chute”, a fun waterslide, a FlowRider surfing simulator, a lazy river, and a dedicated kids’ play area.
13. Great Wolf Lodge — Scotrun, PA
In Great Wolf Lodge, there have 18 properties equipped with the best indoor water parks in the USA. For which, it remains as a highly popular holiday hotspot. Here have many features like in a ton of fun rides, including multi-story forts, wave pools, waterslides of different speeds and heights, lazy rivers, whirlpools, raft rides, 1000-gallon dump buckets. Again there have many kid-friendly activities such as kiddie pools and slides.
14. Kings Pointe Water Park Resort — Storm Lake, IA
Kings Pointe Water Park Resort is both an outdoor and indoor water park and one of the top parks in the midwest. There have almost a range of unique and fun rides for kids of all ages. For young ones, there have floating lily pads and a zero-depth entry pool. For the bigger ones, there have the Electric Eel, creating their own virtual experience to slide through. Again, riders can create and hear storms, meet various sea creatures and rub noses with sharks and bears as they slide down.
15. Bridges Bay Resort — Arnolds Park, IA
For family vacations, Bridges Bay Resort is a gorgeous destination that is one of the most popular hotels with indoor water parks. You can enjoy rides at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park, go boating in the lake, or just cool off with a swim in Mother Nature’s very own swimming pool! Again, you can also enjoy the pirate ship on the property, get gallons of water dumped on you, or float along on the lazy river. This resort offers apartment-style accommodation that makes it a great option for vacationing families.
16. Camelback Lodge and Indoor Water Park — Tannersville, PA
Camelback’s Aquatopia water park is an indoor water park and hotel. You can experience here both ski slopes and the tons of fun rides for all members of the family in the park. Here you will find 7 pools and 13 water slides.
The young children can have fun at the Penguin Play Bay with rides and adrenaline-rush-inducing rides such as the USA’s longest indoor water coaster for teens. Besides, mini-golf, go rock climbing, kids’ unwind with spa treatments, etc. are some extra facilities to enjoy.
17. Kartrite Resort and Indoor Water Park — Monticello, NY
The Kartrite Resort and Indoor Water Park is located in the Catskill Mountains. This water park has 11 different super-fun attractions. Some of those attractions are the humongous Nor’Easter waterslide, surfing simulator, and spray ground replete with fountains, dump buckets, and even there has a tiny waterslide for the young children members of the family. You can have a great day trip for families here.
Apart from these, there have private cabanas equipped with mini-fridges, beverages and, foodservice, and fresh fruit for the guests.
If you’re planning to spend the summer (or even the winter) at an indoor water park resort, I hope this list made the planning a little easier for you. A vacation in an indoor water park hits all the right spots for all the members of the family; there’s sure to be a little something for everyone at these fun destinations.
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