5 Fun Midwest Indoor Water Parks | Midwest Living

5 Fun Midwest Indoor Water Parks

If a summer storm washes out your plans, head to one of the region’s indoor water parks for an easy escape. Here are 5 of our favorites.
Flow Rider at Kalahari. Photo Courtesy of Kalahari Resort.
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Kalahari ResortSandusky, Ohio The sheer size of this 884-room resort can be daunting, but the indoor water park is a blockbuster with 18 rides. We love the Flow Rider surf simulator. From $199. (877) 525-2427; kalahariresorts.com/oh

Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio Located near Kings Island amusement park, Great Wolf has a giant water park, North Woodsy decor, a spa and family activities, including nightly story time by the lobby’s animatronic clock. From $259. (800) 913-9653; greatwolf.com

Cherry Valley Lodge, Newark, Ohio Kids will clamor for the Coco Key Water Park; adults savor the resort’s scenic location amid a national arboretum near Columbus. From $159, plus water park passes. (800) 788-8008; cherryvalleylodge.com

Splash Universe, Shipshewana, Indiana In Amish Country, this clean hotel has a small water park best suited for younger kids and hourly activities, such as Hula-Hoop contests and crafts. From $199. (877) 752-7482; splashuniverse.com

Avalanche Bay, Boyne Falls, Michigan At Boyne Mountain Resort, Michigan’s largest indoor water park offers five slides and much more. Parents dig the spa and golf courses. From $140. (800) 462-6963; avalanchebay.com

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