In a press release from Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, they say they are “proud to be, once again, named one of USA Today’s Reader’s Choice 10 Best Indoor Water Parks 2017!”
There was a nomination field of 20. Local residents and fans of the water park participated in month-long voting on the USA Today 10 Best website. Splash Lagoon had previously been named a top 10 Indoor Waterpark by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice 10 Best in 2015, Ranking #7.
The 80,000 square foot water park, located on upper Peach Street in Erie, PA, is home to nine water slides and one of the largest indoor wave pools in the Eastern United States.
“We could not be more proud,” said Nick Scott Sr., President and Owner of Scott Enterprises and Splash Lagoon. “This distinction is important for Splash Lagoon and it’s important for Erie as we work to drive recognition and tourism to the region.”
The water park is connected to three hotels, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Residence Inn, and Comfort Inn & Suites; and also to Erie’s Hooch and Blotto’s Sports Bar and Grill.
“Earning a spot on the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards shows how much the resort means to the people who love it most. Thank you to the people of Erie and the fans of the water park, who took the time to vote for Splash Lagoon. Without your support, this never would have been possible,” Scott said.
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About Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort: They are Erie, Pennsylvania’s #1 year ’round tourist attraction. Since its opening in March of 2003, more than 3 million guests have enjoyed the tropical 84 degree Polynesian atmosphere and the many water slides and attractions offered at the park. According to many trade magazines, Splash Lagoon is ranked in the top 10 water park resorts in the country.
About Scott Enterprises: They are a family owned hospitality company based in Erie, PA. With over 2000 employees during peak seasons. Its portfolio includes hotels, conference/banquet services, franchised restaurants, Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park and Peek ‘N Peak Resort and entertains over 4 million visitors annually.