Splashin’ Safari named top water park

From Local Sources

SANTA CLAUS — Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari is the best water park in the nation, according to USA Today.

The water park took top honors in the newspaper’s monthlong online voting, which challenged fans to vote or their favorite water park from among 20 nominated for America’s “10 Best Outdoor Water Parks.”

The top 10 list is: Splashin’ Safari Water Park, Santa Claus; Lost Island Waterpark, Waterloo, Iowa; Dollywood’s Splash Country, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Cowabunga Bay, Henderson, Nevada; Aquatica Orlando, Orlando, Florida; Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, New Braunfels, Texas; Water World, Denver; Rapids Water Park, Riviera Beach, Florida; Adventure Island, Tampa, Florida; Hurricane Harbor, Austell, Georgia.

A second USA Today poll named the best roller coasters, with The Voyage ranking among the top 10.

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