Are you ready to throw in the towel on this summer heat? Instead, grab your beach bag and head to one of Patten Title’s Top 10 spots across the state to cool off. We have water park fun for the whole family, from giant drop slides to lazy rivers and everything in between. 

Aquatica  – San Antonio

Big River – New Caney

Epic Waters – Grand Prairie

Kalahari – Round Rock

Hawaiian Falls – Roanoke

NRH20 Family Waterpark – North Richland Hills

Schlitterbahn – Galveston

Texas Water Rampage – Lubbock

Wet N’ Wild Waterworld – Anthony

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor – Arlington

Where: 10500 Seaworld Dr., San Antonio

Cost: $35.99 for a daily ticket; Parking is $30

Highlights: Aquatica is a stand-alone water park inside Sea World that boasts the tallest drop slide in Texas. You’ll drop at an 80-degree angle from a tube after the floor is pulled out from underneath your feet. Families will find a mix of high-adrenaline rides with some more relaxing experiences, like a 400,000-gallon wave pool and a pool with a waterfall.

Where: 23101 TX-242, New Caney

Cost: $39.99 for a daily pass

Highlights: Families can make a wet and dry day in New Caney, as the water park is attached to Big River Fairgrounds, which includes carnival rides. While at the water park, older kids and adults can try Wild Isle, a water challenge course where guests can climb over walls and work their way through obstacles. 

Where: 2970 Epics Place, Grand Prairie

Cost: $239 for a season pass. Daily ticket prices vary.

Highlights: There is plenty of fun for everyone at Epic Water, which is the largest indoor park in Texas. The park, an 80,000-foot facility, has 11 water slides and a tipping bucket that unloads 300 gallons of water with each dump.