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STEM Nanny Series: Splash-tastic Water Park Field Trips to Beat the Heat!

Temperatures are soaring in Houston! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than by diving in the refreshing world of water parks! The Houston area offers an array of exciting water parks that cater to thrill-seekers, families, and everyone in between. In this new Summer Nanny Series Field Trip edition, you’ll find three must-visit water parks to enjoy a one-day field trip where children can move their muscles, improve their skills in the water and have a blast! Get ready to make a splash and create unforgettable memories as we dive into the exhilarating world of Houston's top water parks.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

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Hurricane Harbor

Located just north of Houston, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown is considered the largest waterpark. With over 40 attractions and thrill inducing slides and rides, this park is perfect for adventure enthusiasts of all ages. Experience heart-pounding thrills as you brave towering water slides like the Vortex or Tornado. If you prefer a more relaxed experience, grab a tube and float along the Paradise River or take a dip in Hurricane Bay, the giant wave pool. Little ones will have a blast at the interactive play areas and splash zones designed just for them. With its exciting rides, family-friendly attractions, and Six Flags' renowned hospitality, Hurricane Harbor Splashtown promises an unforgettable day of excitement.

Typhoon Texas

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Typhoon Texas

Located in Katy, TX, just west of Houston, Typhoon Texas combines the spirit of Texas with the excitement of a water park. With its Lone Star-themed attractions, this park offers a unique experience for visitors. Let the kids race on the Lone Star Racers or take a plunge down the sidewinder slides. The Gully Washer, an interactive water play structure, will keep the kids entertained for hours. Whether you're riding the waves in the wave pool or floating along the lazy river, Typhoon Texas provides a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation for everyone to enjoy. Discover the Texas twist on water park fun at Typhoon Texas.

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

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If you are looking for a water park experience with a coastal vibe, head to Galveston Island and explore the incredible Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Nestled on the beautiful Gulf Coast, this park offers an innovative array of water attractions. Brave the Torrent River and its never-ending waves or experience the adrenaline rush of slides like the Screaming Serpents. Younger visitors will enjoy the kid-friendly areas like Tike Tikes or Treasure Island Kids Pool, and the whole families can relax in the heated pools or float along the lazy river. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark combines picturesque beachside views with thrilling water adventures, making it a must-visit destination for water park enthusiasts.

Water parks provide the perfect respite from the summer heat, offering a range of thrilling slides, relaxing pools, and interactive play areas for the children to explore, experience something different and practice their skills in the water. Take the chance to get away from your daily routine and enjoy fun and different water park field trips to explore what Houston has to offer! Get ready to create lasting memories and make a splash this summer!


Comment below to tell us which field trips you're most excited about!

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