A Central Texas Waterpark made the list of WPs with Adult Sized Fun too!

Happy 50th to the Wave Pool!

May 15, 2019

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It's the 50th Anniversary of the Wave Pool, thanks to guy named Phil Dexter from Tempe, Arizona (RIP 11/07/2014 at 87). His wave pool became the stepping stone and creation of what we know as "Waterparks" today! The WP's today aren't just for kids, but many have attractions for the Big Kiddos at heart. Making Cool Wet Fun for all on a Hot day. Here's a list of  top eight water parks across the country for adult-sized fun. A Central Texas Waterpark in New Braunfels made this list!  Many in the ATX area take a trip to NB at least once, if not more, during a HOT CENTRAL TEXAS SUMMER! A Bonus is the Coolest Bar in Belton Texas w/ exclusive adult nights! 

Top 8 Waterparks Across the Country for Adult-Sized Fun:

  1. SoundWaves Nashville, Tennessee  A brand-new, four-acre indoor/outdoor water attraction inside the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Interior temps of 84 degrees year-round, state-of-the-art wave rider and adults-only bars and cabanas. The upscale grub is spread out across a restaurant, two food trucks, and an adults-only upper level lounge with its own bar and infinity pool.  Upscale food and drink pairs. 
  2. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park  Orlando, Florida.  Back for a second year, the park will host H20 Glow Nights over 25 select dates From 8pm-11pm the glowing wristbands, illuminated backdrops, and specialty rafts in the lazy river are included with entertainers in neon clothing keeping the danc party going at the Surf Pool. The Wharf, for the over-21 crowd has cocktails w/ light up cubes. 

  3. Kalahari Resorts Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin  Family-friendly and quality brews. There's a beer-focused restaurant called the Wisconsin Brew Pub. Create your own flight and sample the state’s finest suds. You'll find this resort has African safari-themed slides such as the  Zimbabwe Zipper and Swahili Swirl.

  4. Mandalay Bay Beach Las Vegas, Nevada  Water park status because of the resort’s aquatic trifecta: Wave pool, lazy river, and beach (manmade, of course). Spread across 11 acres. Add a piña colada while drifting in a tube.  Add a DJ-powered pool party (Thursday-Sunday) with a  full casino nearby! Score on Adult-sized fun! 

  5. Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort   New Braunfels, Texas  There are 7 Treehaus Luxury Suites that overlook the water park's lazy river & the actual Comal river.  It's so close you can go from bed to innertubing or Boogie Bahn surfing ride. The large suites have 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 12.

  6. Slide Rock State Park  Sedona, Arizona You can ride the 80-foot slide in Sedona’s Oak Creek Canyon. It's naturally carved into red rock, made by algae and powered by a current that empties into a large swimming hole. Going on a picnic, fishing and hiking are options too. Or perhaps Javelina watching - wild pig-lik creatures that are native to the area. It's a Natural Waterpark.

  7. Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park  Denver, Colorado  The Epic Mega Wedgie Ride is a must at Elitch Gardens. The wave pool stays open after hours for free movie screenings, from Aquaman to Incredibles 2, that's included in the park admission. Admission also includes entry into the theme park.  Elitch Gardens has been described as “a mind-bending journey” and “an odyssey of creative discovery.”

  8. Summer Fun Water Park  Belton, Texas  About 60 miles north of Austin. June - August the park hosts 'Adult Night' every other Saturday. Exclusively for 21 & up. Swimwear is required! Live music dance parties and lazy river floating up until midnight. Added Bonus! Evenings are BYOB w/ $20 admission! Coolest Bar in Belton! 
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Click here to find Summertime fun for the entire family at Water &  Amusement Parks close to ATX!  Have a Happy Cool Summer!