Since global warming began, it's been getting harder to stay cool in the summer because, like the scientists say, the sun and earth are getting closer to kissing. Survive the season with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $25 for admission for two (up to a $47.90 value)
- $45 for admission for four (up to a $95.80 value)
- $65 for admission for six (up to a $143.70 value)
Families flock to the cool confines of Palm Beach Water Park, where they careen down the 18-foot enclosed Tower Slides, surf the currents in the wave pool, and meander along the 650-foot Lazy River. Inside the Splashpad, visitors frolic under spray arches and get doused with buckets of water. The Aquarium Adventure playground has tall climbing platforms and buckets that hold 500 gallons of H2O.
Perched on picturesque Galveston Island, Moody Gardens possesses a storied history that complements its scenic surroundings. Its horticultural and animal-therapy programs—which began in the mid-1980s—pair visitors living with physical and emotional disabilities with horses and multihued flora, helping them learn coping skills and build confidence. Next to the sprawling grounds, the Moody Gardens Golf Course boasts multiple holes that run alongside the rippling waters of the Gulf and its intervening waterways, forming intimidating hazards and housing a thriving civilization of merpeople who use golf balls for currency. The tourist destination also thrills families with water attractions, including a wave pool and a lazy river. The restored 10-story Rainforest Pyramid holds more than 1,700 exotic plants and animals from Asian, African, and American rainforests, while the Aquarium Pyramid features a diverse range of ocean inhabitants including sharks and penguins.