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Top Waterpark Resorts in the Northeast
Let's face it: waterparks are the ideal family vacation. In no other setting can families have so much fun while enjoying complete freedom and autonomy from one another. Of course, spending time together is always a plus. But sometimes you just need to let loose and have some "you-time". Waterparks are mean for that. Zip down a giant slide or lounge in a bubbling hot tub- it's completely up to you. Of course, it doesn't hurt when your hotel offers a veritable cornucopia of amenities and luxury accommodations to boot- hotels like the following!
1

Split Rock Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

View Website +1 (866) 444 - 9436

When you stay at Split Rock Resort, you know right off the bat that you and your family have access to one of the best indoor waterparks in Pennsylvania. It's in the name, after all!

The creatively named H20ooohh!! water park is 53,326 square feet of spectacular water attractions and spectacular fun. H20ooohh!'s five body, tube and raft slides are an exhilarating experience, while the a wavepool and activity pool are an absolute hoot. Just listen to some of the names of the slides: the Komodo Dragon (Pennsylvania’s First Indoor Flow Rider), the Viper, the Piranha, and the Amazon Blast ( which all drop four stories). Those names scream fun, and you will too when you visit split rock!

Address

100 Moseywood Rd, Lake Harmony, PA 18624

Related activities

The resort is near a plethora of hiking and biking trails!

Getting there

Split Rock Resort is conveniently located less than 5 miles from Interstate 80 at Exit 277 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Exit 95.

2

Camelback Mountain Resort

Tannersville, Pennsylvania

View +1 (570) 629 - 1661

Calling water-lovers of all levels of courage! Camelback Resort invites you to partake in a veritable Eden of wet and wild fun!

As the largest indoor water park on the East Coast, Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark has a lot to live up to. From the moment you step into its humid interior, you'll see that it more than does so. The 125,000 square foot complex is two levels that adults and kids alike can enjoy. Parents will appreciate the laid back atmosphere of a serene ride along the lazy river or a peaceful dip in one of the seven pools. Meanwhile. kids will love speeding wildly down a body or tube slides and testing their surfing skills on Bombora FlowRider. It's simply an unforgettable experience!

Address

301 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372

Highlights

Aquatopia is covered by a Texlon transparent roof, allowing you to enjoy the toasty rays of the sun from the indoors by day and a view of the stars by night.

Related activities

The Resort is adjacent to, and partially within, Big Pocono State Park.

View +1 (800) 955 - 2754

You know that when a resort has "Indoor Waterpark" in its name, it gotta be pretty good. Lo and behold, Hope Lake Lodge & Indoor Waterpark brings incredible fun!

As the only indoor water park in Central New York, Hope Lake Lodge's Cascades Indoor Waterpark has a lot expected of it. Simply gaze upon its 41,000 square foot state-of-the-art interior and thank your lucky stars you chose it! With more than 150,000 gallons of water and over 500 feet of slides, you'll simply never run out of things to do and experience within its humid confines. Hang out in the wave pool or relax in a hot tub while the kids hit the slides- then enjoy the bevy of other amenities that Hope Lake offers!

Address

2177 Clute Rd, Cortland, NY 13045

Highlights

Hope Lake Lodge Resort and Conference Center is a first class destination situated on more than 1,600 acres of forests and hills in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region.

Related Onsite Offerings

Make sure you check out the luxurious Waterfalls Spa, designed to melt away any stress or pain through massage, facials, manicures, pedicures and overall pampering.

4

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Highland, New York

View Website +1 (866) 980 - 7688

While Highland, New York can get pretty cold in winter, you'll forget all about it at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort and its year-round 85° indoor waterpark!

Rocking Horse's waterpark is full of activities and attractions found nowhere else in the Northeast, from the 250-foot long Gold Rush Flume to the Dynamite Alley Water Walk Challenge. If you have small children with you, you'll both love the the Fort Geyser Aqua Station with slides, interactive fountains, dumping buckets, and huge geysers to splash around in! Between swimming sessions you'll be relaxing in your pristine Rocking Horse room or suite, or experiencing all that Highland has to offer!

Address

600 US-44, Highland, NY 12528

Highlights

The sprawling 500-acre property and beautiful private lake provides a scenic backdrop for your family’s next big adventure.

Related Onsite Offerings

You'll enjoy three delicious all-you-can-eat meals daily, prepared by the culinary team!

5

Darien Lake Resort

Darien Center, New York

View Website +1 (866) 940 - 1277

Darien Lake Resort features some of the most extreme waterpark attractions in the entire United States- if you seek wet-n-wild thrills (and a luxury hotel to boot), look no further!

From the extreme family tubing experience of the Big Kahuna to the 600,000-gallon wave pool, you could spend a month inside Darien Lake's waterpark and still not partake of everything it offers.New in 2016, Darien Lake introduced a brand new racing waterslide meant for those who like their waterparks with a little speed! This six-lane water slide racing complex has more than 40 feet of “plunge” and 300 feet of “run”, which you'll be zooming down head first, thru colorful and translucent braided tunnels twisting and turning before shooting into the open, multi-bump racing lanes. You'll be saying "Wahoo!" before you even arrive!

Address

9993 Alleghany Rd, Corfu, NY 14036

Highlights

Onsite you'll find the tallest and faster roller coaster in New York State!

Related Onsite Offerings

You have your choice of lodging options: Standard Queen, Poolview, Forts o’ Fun Kids Suites, or Hotel Suite!

6

Mountain Creek Resort

Vernon, New Jersey

View Website +1 (866) 758 - 4387

Mountain Creek Resort invites all ages to participate in its signature style of waterpark and theme park fun!

Whether you feel like getting wet or staying dry, there's plenty to satiate you at Mountain Creek! Its 22 rides in four separate zones include the world’s tallest double looping thrill slide Zero-G- perfect for the older crowd. But there are plenty of rides and slides to keep the young entertained! While the kids are off having the time of their lives, you and your partner will love a walk around the beautiful Vernon scenery or a bit of peace and quiet by the pool!

Address

200 Route 94, Vernon Township, NJ 07462

Highlights

The lodge is 47 miles from the George Washington Bridge, making it the ski resort closest to New York City.

Related activities

Sterling Hill Mining Museum is a quarter-mile walking adventure into the fourth oldest mine in America!

7

Lancaster DoubleTree Resort by Hilton

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

View Website +1 (717) 464 - 2711

When you stay at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster, make sure you pack the swimsuits. We promise you won't regret it!

From twisting tube slides to dump buckets and water sprayers, the waterpark here is a child's dream. But the waterpark at the DoubleTree is just a portion of the Resort's charm. The nearby Lancaster Central Farmers Market, Spooky Nook Sports, Tanger Outlets and Rockvale Outletsprovide stupendous shopping, perfect for lazy afternoons. There's plenty of nearby parks, trails, and paths for your family to explore as well- simply ask the front desk and they'll provide their excellent recommendation. You'll rest easy that if all else fails, you'll have a superb waterpark to fall back on!

Address

2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602

Highlights

Spacious suites offer sofa beds in the parlor and two LCD TVs.

Getting there

The resort in Lancaster, PA is located 45 minutes from Harrisburg International Airport and within 90 minutes of Philadelphia and Baltimore.

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