Riding a wave of popularity, water parks continue to prosper. There will be scads of new slides and rides, including ones that deliver huge, if wet, thrills, coming to water parks in 2013. Will you have what it takes to brave the Meg-a-Blaster, the world’s tallest and fastest water coaster, coming to Schlitterbahn Kansas City? How about the themed underground river ride that’ll be opening at Schlitterbahn Beach in Texas? There will also be more near-vertical loop slides (known as “AquaLoops”), complete with launch capsules, delivering diabolical thrills to water parks this season. New water parks, including two in parched Las Vegas, will be opening and a totally re-imagined park, Aquatica California, will debut near San Diego.
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