Whether your family prefers hopping aboard thrill rides or chilling out on a lazy river, it's time to grab your swimsuits and out for a day of non-stop water fun at the water park. Today's slides, rides, and splashy kiddie zones are like a kid magnet.

There are hundreds of water parks throughout the United States, but this article centers around which water parks are no more than an hour's drive or less from Danbury. If money is no object, I'll let you know where two of the very best water parks in the United States are located. Let's go slippin' and sliding!

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If you're anything like me you spend most of your days hiding your inner child waiting to break out. No one particularly likes "adulting" and corporate life can really drain the joy right out of your body. So, when it comes time to recreate we all deserve a chance to really kick off the dust. We want to run barefoot, swim, hike and eat smores fireside. If any of what I just said sounds like you, I've got the perfect break for you. Sorry, I mean I have 7 Outdoor Adventures that are just waiting for you.

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