Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Fort Rapids Waterpark - Columbus

As a busy mom, I enjoy taking short get away weekends with the family. It is not uncommon for us to take a weekend and head to a nearby amusement park, zoo, science center or water park. I like to keep the trip to only a few hours, so that the ride isn't too long and we can have more time at our destination.

One city that we have made weekend (or mid-week) trips to is Columbus. They have several attractions that the family enjoys. A while back, we made a weekend trip and met my cousin's family for some indoor water park fun. We headed to Fort Rapids. It is smaller than some other water parks that we have been to, but it was just the right size for us. I love that indoor water parks can be year round destinations. In the winter, you can escape the cold and snow. In the summer, you can hang out inside, away from the direct sun - this is really important as I seem to have a knack of getting burnt at the outdoor water parks.

See that purple slide? I am pretty sure that is the slide that my daughter declared her favorite on our last visit. Part of the Rascal Round Up play structure, she would venture to the top on her own and I would catch her at the bottom. Perhaps you see the racing slides behind it? That was is the Shoot Out Racer slide that my son enjoyed. Him and my husband raced down several times. I would walk over between my daughter's slides and see them come racing down. With only a 42" height requirement, my daughter should be able to join in on the fun and we can do some family races.

Great Deal! Save $50 off Overnight Stays OR $12 off Day Passes!

Fort Rapids is "central Ohio's largest indoor water park resort. Fort Rapids is the perfect family fun travel destination where 60,000 square feet of wet and wild fun is waiting for the whole family. Come relax and unwind in one of our guest rooms or family style villa suites, then zip down 12 unique water rides, float in the lazy river, get drenched by the 1,000 gallon tipping bucket and win big at the 5,000 square foot Gold Rush Arcade."

No compensation was received for this post. Information on the deal was provided through US Family Guide, of which I am a member blogger. In exchange for this post, my family is invited to enjoy a complimentary visit to the water park.