1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, 419-627-2350, cedar
point.com. The new 30-story-tall WindSeeker swing ride is added to a host of coasters that include the 310-foot-tall Millennium Force and 120-mph Top Thrill Dragster plus the Peanuts-themed kids area. Challenge Park and Soak City are next door.4May 14-Oct. 30 (times vary). $21-$46.99, 2 and under are free, parking is $10-$15 (call to confirm).
Great Wolf Lodge
4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, 888-779-2327, greatwolf
lodge.com. Features an outdoor pool and a 42,000-square-foot indoor entertainment area with a water park.
7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, 419-433-7200, kalahari
resorts.com. America's largest indoor water park, this African-themed resort features the Zip Coaster, the stand-up-and-surf FlowRider and nearly 900 guest rooms.
Pioneer Waterland & Dry Fun Park
10661 Kile Road, Chardon, 440-285-5200, pioneerwater
land.com. Water slides, paddle boats, activity pool, Kiddie Waterland, Tot-Land, mini golf, batting cages and more.4June 12-Aug 29 (times vary). $13.95-$19.95, children under 40 inches tall are free. Parking $3.
1100 Squires Road, Aurora, 330-562-8303, wildwater
fun.com. Body slides, tube slides, a 60-foot-tall, 253-foot-long funnel slide and 390,000-gallon tidal pool are some of this water park's highlights. 4May 28-Sept 5 (times vary). $14.99-$29.99. Parking $5.