Top 5 Texas Amusement Park Picks for 2016
There is no shortage of fun for your group in the Lone Star State. The second largest state in the country provides ample opportunities for your group to have the time of their lives.
Looking for fun for the whole group? Then look no further than Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Thrill rides like Poltergeist will take your group from 0 to 60 mph in less than three-and-a-half seconds. The whole family will enjoy rides like Fender Bender, the classic bumper cars. There are plenty of rides for the kids, too. Cool off at the waterpark in the Lone Star Lagoon or take a ride on the Blowout waterslide. Take advantage of entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities.
2. Wonder World Park, San Marcos
There is nowhere else in the world like Wonder World Park. Visitors to the first show cave in Texas have toured the Balcones Fault Line Cave for more than 105 years now. Your group can also take a ride into the sky on the Tejas Observation Tower and take a trip to the Anti-Gravity House. There is something for everyone in your group at Wonder World Park.
3. Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort, New Braunfels, Galveston Island, South Padre Island & Corpus Christi
Beat the Texas heat at Schlitterbahn Water- park. Each location has endless opportunities for fun with waterslides, lazy rivers, wave pools and cabanas, but each has its own unique features. Ride Skycoaster in New Braunfels, a freefall swing over the park. Sea Trek at the South Padre Island location allows guests to experience marine life with an underwater helmet-diving experience. The world’s tallest water coaster, Massiv Monster Blaster, will soon be coming to Galveston Island. Swim up and get a drink at Bob’s Cabana Bay at the Corpus Christi location.
Thrill seekers can ride rollercoasters like The Great White and Steel Eel. Water rides like Journey to Atlantis and Rio Loco will keep your group cool in the Texas heat. Kids can ride the Shamu Express, a smaller scale roller coaster named after the most famous SeaWorld resident. It would not be SeaWorld without animal encounters. See alligators, penguins, flamingos, killer whales, dolphins and beluga whales.
5. Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington
Packed with rides for everyone in the group, Six Flags will never disappoint. Thrilling coasters like Runaway Mountain and Pandemonium will keep the adventure seekers happy. JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis is an immersive 4D ride in which your group will use lasers to rescue famous superheroes. Family rides like AQUAMAN Splashdown let the entire group enjoy the fun together. Entertainment is always on the table at Six Flags.