05/29/2013 04:12 pm ET Updated Jul 29, 2013

The Best Water Parks in the World (PHOTOS)


Who doesn't feel like a kid again when at a water park? Whether you're visiting with your own kids, or are just trying to revive your inner kid, a water park can be just what you need for a little fun this summer. We've visited tons and tons of water parks during our travels, and have seen all kinds of slides, waterfalls, pirate ships, lazy rivers -- you name it! But we whittled them down to the best of the best to show you. So check out our slideshow of the best water parks in the world!

-- Jane Reynolds,

Kid-Friendly Hotels with Water Parks (PHOTOS)