Looking for some ways to cool down this summer that don't include just swimming in a lake or having a beer? Are you wandering around your city trying to come up with ways to beat the heat? Instead of spending your afternoon on a patio, why not go on an adventure.
It's time to jump in the car, pack a cooler of drinks and head out to a water park or a lazy river! The Maritimes has some pretty cool places your should add to your summer plans. Check out some of the places we've found below to help you have a fun, refreshing summer!
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Grab a tube and some friends and let all your troubles float away while you enjoy your afternoon!
Woodstock, New Brunswick
Spend time at the Water Wizard Waterslides during your stay at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort. Hang out with Yogi while you try out some waterslides and awesome water guns.
Durham Bridge, New Brunswick
An inexpensive and great way to spend a whole afternoon out on the water. These tubing tours cost $10-$12 depending on the type of tube you choose for your adventure.
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
From the Fundy Spray Waterslide to the Sissiboo Sizzler Flume Ride, Upper Clements has lots to offer so you can cool off!
Cavendish Beach, Prince Edward Island
The perfect place to spend a sunny day, Shining Waters is a great local PEI water park destination. This is definitely somewhere you'll want to check out this summer.
Doyle's Brook, New Brunswick
Since you'll be out on the river for a while, you can bring refreshments with you while you enjoy your trip down the river. They have special tubes specifically designed to hold your cooler!
Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
Since it's so close to Halifax, Atlantic Playland is a great place for a quick day trip to cool off in a fun and affordable way on a hot summers day!
Moncton, New Brunswick
With tons of fun water-based options including their own Lazy River and A Wave Pool, Magic Mountain is a park you definitely shouldn't leave out of your summer plans.