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TripAdvisor.com Names Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari #1 Water Park


SANTA CLAUS, Indiana USA.—–According to the world’s largest travel website, the nation’s top water park is Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari.

TripAdvisor.com released their “Top 10 Water Parks in the U.S.” list, with the Santa Claus, Indiana, park in the number-one spot.

In a news release , TripAdvisor.com lauded Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari for “aquatic delights” such as Wildebeest water coaster as well as the park’s free soft drinks and sunscreen. The release included a quote from a traveler’s review posted on TripAdvisor: “This was the most clean and organized park we have ever been to.”

“This is huge,” says Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari president Dan Koch. “Our country has so many excellent water parks; it’s humbling to be declared the best.” The 27-acre water park includes multiple wave pools, rivers, children’s water-play areas, family raft rides, plus Wildebeest water coaster. A second water coaster – Mammoth – will open next May.

Here is TripAdvisor’s “Top 10 Water Parks” list:
1. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana
2. Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Florida
3. Noah’s Ark Water Park, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
4. Morey’s Piers, Wildwood, New Jersey
5. Kahuna Laguna, North Conway, New Hampshire
6. Water Country USA, Williamsburg, Virginia
7. NRH20 Waterpark, North Richland Hills, Texas
8. Adventureland, Des Moines, Iowa
9. Aquatica (SeaWorld’s Waterpark), Orlando, Florida
10. Wild Water & Wheels, Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are open daily through August 16 and then most weekends through October 9. Visit HolidayWorld.com or call 1-877-Go-Family.

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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