Water Fun: Where Can I Splish-Splash Outdoors?
August 05, 2011
Splish-splash all day long in these three outdoor waterpark locations:
Huron Park Splash Pad
Huron Park, Corner of Hancock & Monroe sts. and Huron Ave., Sandusky
The Splash pad is operated by the City of Sandusky and is a popular spot for local families. It is open every day, Memorial Day – Labor Day, from 10 am-9 pm and is free to the public, making it a great destination for families on a budget.
Monsoon Lagoon Water Park & Family Fun Center
1530 S. Danbury Rd. N, Port Clinton
419.732.6671 or 866.732.6671
Affordable water park complex, including a gigantic aqua play center, tipping bucket, water slides, a lazy river and an adult pool with swim-up bar. The family entertainment center has 18-hole miniature golf, bumper boats, NASCAR go-karts and an arcade.
1 Cedar Point Dr. (off US 6), Sandusky
An 18-acre outdoor waterpark next to Cedar Point, Soak City features Splash Zone, a huge bucket and multi-story interactive water play area, with refreshing cascades of liquid fun to splash about in. Also enjoy cresting the waves in Breakers Bay, a half-million-gallon wave pool; rafting with friends on Zoom Flume; speeding down body and tube slides; challenging a wild inner tube river and relaxing in a meandering river. Choo-Choo Lagoon and Tadpole Town offer big fun for little ones, Eerie Falls plunges riders into tunnels of darkness, and Adventure Cove is a great place for parents and children to play together; and for adults only, there’s Bubbles Swim-Up Bar. Soak City guests also get to enjoy the sandy Cedar Point Beach. Soak City opens Memorial Day Weekend, and is open daily through Labor Day. Proper swimwear is required. Admission to Cedar Point not required, but parking fee is.
Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands
One of the Midwest hottest vacation spots, the region between Toledo and Cleveland provides an eclectic mix of historically significant sites, family-fun amusements, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor recreation.