Indoor Water Parks in Kalahari, Camelback and Great Wolf Lodge Make USA TODAY’s 10Best List

Several indoor water parks in the Poconos made the USA TODAY 10Best Readers Choice Awards Best Indoor Water Parks list.

Several Kalahari Resorts locations were the first to arrive. Aquatopia at Camelback Resort ranked fourth. Great Wolf Lodge, also with multiple locations, came in fifth.

Great Wolf Lodge was the first to open in the Poconos in 2005. Aquatopia and Kalahari both opened in 2015.

Splash Lagoon near Erie also represented Pennsylvania in the indoor water park category.

Parks were voted on by the public after 10Best editors vetted nominations from industry experts and chose the final set of nominees for Best Theme Park, Best Outdoor Waterpark, Best Indoor Waterpark, Best Roller Coaster, Best Theme Park Entertainment, Best Theme Park Hotel and Best theme park restaurant.

Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, Knoebels took first place on the roller coaster list with Phoenix. Phantom’s Revenge in Kennywood was third and Wildcat’s Revenge in Hersheypark was fourth.

Knoebels was named the second best theme park, with Hersheypark fourth and Kennywood eighth.

Hotel Hershey won the park hotel category.

The Alamo at Knoebels and The Chocolatier at Hersheypark placed first and second in the restaurant category.

This article originally appeared on Pocono Record: Kalahari, Aquatopia and Great Wolf Lodge make the top list of indoor water parks