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Soak Up the Sun

Summer 2013

The Sunshine State is the perfect summertime destination to soak up the sun! Whether you are looking for thrills or chills, you are sure to find the perfect water park to fit your needs.

Mermaids, sharks and divers, oh my! LEGOLAND® Florida Water Park splashes into a second year of family fun with twice as many LEGO® bricks for all to enjoy. Two million LEGO bricks have been added since its debut last year bringing the total to an astounding four million LEGO bricks found in impressive models throughout the water park. The LEGOLAND Water Park is unique in that it is specifically geared toward families with children ages 2 to 12 offering interactive, water play fun for the most timid of tikes to the boldest of tweens.

From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and the remarkable animal habitats that are the hallmark of SeaWorld®, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark™, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind water park is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring 38 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches. Aquatica’s exclusive attractions promise unlimited fun, sending guests on amazing undersea adventures and through breathtaking animal exhibits.

Thrills are for sharing! Only Wet ‘n Wild Orlando gives you more ways to ride together than any other water park around. More signature hits like Disco H20™ and the Bubba Tub. More screams on breathtaking rides like the Brain Wash™. More thrills like The Surge. More waves, more spills, more time to chill. Now open, the all new Blastaway Beach™ – Florida’s largest water playground – more family fun! Come share the rush at Wet ‘n Wild!

Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. From bunny slopes to black diamonds, Disney's Blizzard Beach is packed with downhill thrills and plenty of ways to cold chill.

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon features the largest inland surfing lagoon in Florida. For tots, there’s a lot. For teens, thrills like you’ve never seen. Everyone can hang ten, or take five in this tropical paradise.

Soak up all that Central Florida has to offer, but don’t forget your sunscreen!