This New England indoor water park is among the best in the U.S., according to USA Today readers

New Hampshire's Kahuna Laguna landed on a new ranking.

on your bathing suit and surf in the wavepool at Kahuna Laguna indoor water park at Red Jack Mountain View Resort, then whoosh through one of four high-speed water tubes into the landing pool. With a shallow pool for tots, water cannons, hot tubs, a play tower, and the Tiki Tide Café, you could be at a resort in Costa Rica.Day passes cost $40 each while children under 2 are free.
Kahuna Laguna indoor water park at Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway, N.H. –Red Jacket Mountain View Resort

Whether you’re looking to escape the summer sun or hit the water slides and wave pool during the colder months, an indoor water park in New Hampshire is worth the trip, according to USA Today readers.

Kahuna Laguna in North Conway, N.H., ranked No. 7 on USA Today’s list of best indoor water parks, released on Friday. It is the only New England spot on the list. The No. 1 indoor water park in the land is Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark in Tannersville, Penn., according to USA Today readers.

“New Hampshire’s 40,000-square-foot Kahuna Laguna indoor water park was the first of its kind in northern New England,” the 10Best editors wrote. “Located on the grounds of Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, the park offers a bit of splashy fun for everyone, including high-speed tube slides and a wave pool for adrenaline junkies, water basketball for competitive sorts and a play tower complete with water cannons and a 175-gallon tipping bucket.”


For the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards lists, USA Today travel experts select 20 nominees in topics ranging from food to lodging, destinations to things to do, then readers vote to determine the top 10.

In May, North Conway ranked No. 4 on the publication’s list of 10 best small towns for adventure.

View the entire top 10 list of best indoor water parks.