Here’s your chance to get away from the snow, cold and ice and enjoy a bit of tropical paradise with the entire family. Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort (ranked one of the Top Ten Water Park Resorts in the United States) in Erie, Pennsylvania is offering some specialty packages to help alleviate your winter blues. And it’s only a 90 minute drive from Cleveland.
Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort This Polynesian-themed indoor, 150,000 square foot water park features 7 water slides (with names like The Big Kahuna, The Hurricane Hole, Maui Wowie and the Python Plunge), a large activity pool, three hot tubs, a lazy river, a children’s area and the Wild Water Wave Pool, the largest indoor wave pool in the Eastern U.S. The resort also includes a 4-story Tiki tree house, the Treasure Island Arcade, the Treetops Rope Course and a Laser Tag area.
New this year is the Aqua Tumbler, a 90 second ride in a giant rotating plastic ball in the wave pool (that can hold up to three guests at a time) that will turn your world upside down. Cost is $7 per ride.
Splash Lagoon has three hotels that are connected to it — a Holiday Inn Express, a Comfort Inn and a Residence Inn, offering 300 rooms between them. Overnight packages offer you a choice of these hotels for your stay. There are also other nearby hotels which offer packages for Splash Lagoon and provide shuttle service to the water park.
A Day Pass to Splash Lagoon is $39.95 for general admission for adults and $29.95 for visitors who are 42 inches and under and for seniors (65+). A Spectator Pass is $14.95 and visitors 2 and under are free.
The Surf’s Up specialty package includes one night’s accommodations, a $30 restaurant card, eight $5 Arcade cards and two Splash Lagoon beach towels. Cost is $86. Water park admission is extra on all packages.
For sports fans, the Dinner & Bayhawks Basketball Package includes overnight accommodations, 4 tickets to an Erie Bayhawks basketball game and a $50 restaurant card. The price is $50. The Erie Otters Hockey Package includes overnight accommodations, 4 tickets to an Erie Otters hockey game and one Splash Lagoon beach towel. Cost is $60.
The Ultimate Upgrade Package is $80 and includes overnight accommodations, 4 Treetops Rope passes, 4 Laser Tag passes, four Aqua Tumbler Rides, four $15 Arcade cards plus a large pizza and four soft drinks.
Dining options located on site at Splash Lagoon include the Laguna Grill serving items like pizza, hot dogs, burgers, chicken fingers, deli-style sandwiches and salads and the Island Oasis Tiki Bar. And now open is Hooch & Blotto’s Sports Bar & Grill (on the site of the former Boston Pizza) located adjacent to Splash Lagoon with indoor access from the park. Hooch & Blotto’s features 70 inch and 80 inch flat screen TV’s, a 120 inch projector screen and offers a variety of fine food and craft beers.
Special Note: Splash Lagoon no longer provides complimentary pool towels. Guests are encouraged to bring their own towels or purchase them at the resort’s Surf Shop. Some packages come with beach towels.
For more information about any of Splash Lagoon’s packages or Splash Lagoon itself, call 814-217-1111 or get online at www.splashlagoon.com.. To make reservations call 866-377-5274.
The Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort is located at 8091 Peach St. in Erie, Pennsylvania (right off I-90, Exit 24). It is approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Cleveland.