New England's top outdoor water parks
Photo courtesy White Mountains Attractions Association
Named Best Waterpark in America in its class by Aquatics International Magazine, Whale's Tale is a summer staple in the Franconia Notch area of New Hampshire. With the White Mountains as a backdrop, swimmers can enjoy thrilling water slides, a wave pool, and Castaway Cove, a heated pool with hot tubs that features food and drink service to boot. Peak admission is $32, $22 after 3 p.m.