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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Orlando's Aquatica named the best waterpark in the country

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click to enlarge SeaWorld's Aquatica is named as the best water park in the nation, a USA Today poll says. - VIA AQUATICA ORLANDO/ SEAWORLD
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  • SeaWorld's Aquatica is named as the best water park in the nation, a USA Today poll says.
It comes as no surprise that the top destination for water slides and a fun splash is right here in Orlando. Seaworld's Aquatica claimed the title of the best water park in the country in USA Today's top ten of Best Outdoor Water Parks

Aquatica's attractions such as the Dolphin Plunge, a tunnel slide that passes through a pool where riders can see black and white Commerson's dolphins, and Loggerhead Lane, the park's lazy river, draw 1.5 million visitors every year.

The water park isn't willing to rest on its laurels, either. They just opened Riptide Race, the world's tallest dueling racer slide.

The top ten was determined by votes, meaning Aquatica's ranking comes from guests' experience.

"We are honored to be recognized by USA Today readers from all over the country who have visited the park and rank it as their favorite,” said the park Vice President Brad Gilmore in a press release.

The list also featured Island H2O Live in Kissimmee in sixth place and Adventure Island in Tampa at eighth.

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