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When the heat of summer descends, millions of visitors head to America's water parks to cool off. We asked our readers to vote for their favorite outdoor water parks in the country for the ultimate day of sun and fun.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Outdoor Water Park are as follows:
- Aquatica Orlando - Orlando
- Lost Island Waterpark - Waterloo, Iowa
- Splashin' Safari - Santa Claus, Ind.
- Water Country USA - Williamsburg, Va.
- Dollywood's Splash Country - Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
- Island H2O Live! - Kissimmee, Florida
- Rapids Water Park - Riviera Beach, Fla.
- Adventure Island - Tampa
- Noah's Ark - Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
- Schlitterbahn - New Braunfels, Texas
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning water parks!