Ready to beat the heat this summer?  Illinois has you covered with the best of the best waterparks in the Midwest.

Waterparks are fun for the entire family, not just the kiddos!  You not only enjoy the sun, but you get to escape the heat, float down the lazy river, and can kick back and read a good book while the rest of your crew take on the wave pool!

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From gigantic, daring slides to relaxing lazy rivers, there's something for everyone to do. Let's dive into the top 4 waterparks that will make your summer unforgettable.

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Six Flags Great America

It's always non-stop excitement at Six Flags Great America! This iconic theme park has an incredible waterpark with slides, wave pools, and a huge lazy river.  Thrill-seeker or chillaxer?  No problem, Six Flags has it all. Opening June 1st!

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Rockford

This waterpark is for adrenaline junkies!  If you're daring enough, try Riptide Rush, The Abyss, Tidal Wave, and Typhoon Terror!  The fun never stops at Hurricane Harbor, especially with the massive wave pool they have.  They open May 25th!

Raging Waves Waterpark

This is the Midwest's largest waterpark!  You'll find towering slides, a humungous wave pool, and everything you need for an epic summer day with friends. Make sure to try out their newest slide, The Boomerang, for a major adrenaline rush, too. Opens June 1st!

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Raging Rivers Waterpark

Located along the scenic Great River Road in Grafton, Raging Rivers WaterPark is the place to be this summer.  From their zoomin' Cascade Body Flumes to the lazy Endless River, enjoy great views of the Mississippi River! Opening May 25th!

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Make sure to grab your swimsuit and sunscreen because Illinois' top waterparks are calling your name for the ultimate summer adventure!

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