Resorts and Hotels with Water Parks in Georgia

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For a day of family fun, there’s no better place than Georgia’s water parks. With so many options, there is bound to be a hotel, resort or apartment that will fit your needs and schedule perfectly. 

Let’s see our top picks!

List of the Best Hotels with Water Parks in Georgia

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia


Great Wolf Lodge Georgia is located in LaGrange and boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and other family-friendly amenities perfect for families who plan to visit Georgia to spend a wholesome getaway.

What does the hotel offer:

  • This hotel offers guests 5 indoor pools that have a lazy river, cabanas as well as a waterslide.
  • Indoor facilities include a bouldering rock for climbing.
  • A mini golf course and a game room are also available for a more remarkable family bonding.
  • All rooms are well-appointed and offer room service.

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Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge


The Legacy Lodge offers family activities that call for a great bonding experience. This accommodation is known for its scenic views and modern amenities perfect for families, couples, and even a group of friends.

What does the hotel offer?

  • Enjoy mouth-watering meals at the on-site restaurants offered.
  • You will also find walking trails, firepits, and a saltwater pool for a more relaxing experience.
  • This hotel offers selected rooms with a fireplace, a terrace, or a balcony with a view.
  • And since this is a beachfront hotel, you are sure to get the best view and a relaxing ambiance.

Things to consider:

Not all rooms are pet-friendly. The hotel also charges a $100 fee, per pet and per stay. Only dogs are allowed with a weight limit of 75 lbs.

Home2 Suites By Hilton Lagrange


If you are planning to go on a short trip to Georgia with your family or your friends, Home2 Suites by Hilton Lagrange is a hotel that offers a laidback ambiance and upscale amenities, perfect for your trip.

What does the hotel offer?

  • On-site you will find an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
  • The hotel is set in a convenient location close to several dining options and shopping centers.
  • Each room offered is spacious and well-equipped.
  • You will also find historic sites and museums nearby.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites


Perfect for nature lovers, the Holiday Inn Express  is an IHG hotel close to nature spots like the Anna Ruby Falls, Yonah Mountain, and Chattahoochee River to name a few. This hotel also has accommodating staff to help you out.

What does the hotel offer:

  • All guest rooms are provided with amenities that promote a convenient and comfortable stay.
  • A complimentary breakfast is served to help you jumpstart your day.
  • Restaurants that serve Japanese, German, and Mexican dishes are less than 5 minutes from the hotel.
  • Select rooms like their Executive King Suite feature a Jacuzzi® tub.

Things to consider:

Only service dogs are allowed at the hotel.


List of Water Parks in Georgia

Six Flags White Water Atlanta


Part of the Six Flags theme park family, this White Water Atlanta water park is great for a family getaway. This resort features family rides, thrilling water slides, a relaxing lazy river, and several playing areas for kids.

What does the resort offer?

  • This resort features a Caribbean Cove, which is a kids-only playground that boasts shallow, crystal-clear waters with colorful structures and slides.
  • The Caribbean Cove also has 25 interactive water elements and 4 mini water slides.
  • Dining options, shops, and a merch store are also available

Things to consider:

This resort does not have any accommodation, so make sure to find a place to stay near the resort if you want to extend your visit.

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands


Lake Lanier Islands Water Park is located just outside of Atlanta and features attractions suitable for all ages. So if you are planning a trip to Georgia with your family, make sure to check out Margaritaville.

What does the resort offer?

  • This place offers mini water slides, a big wave pool, a ranging river, inflatables, a twister tunnel, and foam parties too.
  • An RV site is available where you can book one of their cabins and glamping tents.
  • You can also make the most of your vacation and take advantage of one of their boat rentals.

Summer Waves Water Park


Summer Waves Water Park features several amenities, clean surroundings, and thrill-seeking water slides for the whole family. Not only that, but this is one of the water park getaways offering shops and restaurants.

What does the resort offer?

  • The Summer Waves Water Park boasts beautiful river views.
  • Adults will love one of their water slides called Nature’s Revenge. A 40-foot-tall slide with twists and turns.
  • Of course, fun slides for the kids are featured, just like Turtle Creek and the Shark Tooth Cove.

Things to consider:

Rooms are NOT available on-site, but you can check out some hotels near the water park.

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Wild Adventures' Splash Island


Situated within the Wild Adventures theme park in Valdosta, the Splash Island Waterpark is one of the top 30 water parks in the country. This resort features water slides, pipelines, lazy rivers, and poolside cabanas.

What does the resort offer?

  • Bonzai Pipelines – A compound of water slides, perfect for those with great love for excitement.
  • Hakini Rapids – This 5-story water slide can be enjoyed by 2-4 guests as they splash around a big water floater. Make sure to know the guidelines before going on the slide.
  • Ohana Bay – The Ohana Bay is more laid back and family-oriented. There are 7 slides, ideal for kids, and a family-style bathroom.

Things to consider:

This water park resort does NOT offer rooms for overnight stays.

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Six Flags Over Georgia


Still part of the Six Flags theme park, this water park in Georgia features exciting waterslides, a wave pool, as well as other amenities for children like their water playground.

What does the resort offer:

  • Bonzai Pipelines – A fun, 3 thrilling water slide.
  • Calypso Bay Wave Pool – Want to catch some waves? Then check out the Calypso Bay, which is a 38,00 square foot wave pool.
  • Paradise Island – An exciting 2,000-square-foot water playground kids will love.

Things to consider:

There is no accommodation at the water park. We suggest you check out nearby hotels.

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Helen Water Park & Tubing


Helen Water Park & Tubing is the perfect choice to spend a lovely family day. 

With thrilling tubes and amazing waterslides available on-site, your kids will definitely get their daily dose of fun.

Pets aren’t allowed in the waterpark, but you can take them with you to the tubing section. 


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Family Resorts and Hotels Near Water Parks in Georgia

Courtyard by Marriott LaGrange


Courtyard by Marriott LaGrange is situated less than 10 minutes by car from the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park. This hotel boasts modern amenities that are also kid-friendly, making it ideal for families going on a holiday trip.

What does the hotel offer?

  • You will find an on-site restaurant with a contemporary ambiance that serves American dishes.
  • Other upscale amenities include a fitness center, a bar, a shared lounge, and a mini-golf course.
  • There’s also a splash pad adjacent to the fire pit.

Things to consider:

This hotel does NOT offer rooms with a hot tub, in case you prefer one that has one.

Hampton Inn Lagrange


Hampton Inn is another hotel close to a Georgia water park — Great Wolf Lodge Water Park. This hotel boasts amenities like an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free parking is also available for added convenience.

What does the hotel offer?

  • This hotel offers well-equipped and comfortable rooms.
  • There is also luggage storage available on-site and a coin-operated laundry.
  • The hotel offers free buffet breakfast and near the hotel, you will find other American restaurants and historic sites.

Things to consider:

This is a pet-friendly hotel, with a fee of non-refundable $75 fee.

Riverbend Motel & Cabins


Moving forward with our list of hotels where you can spend your family vacation, is the Riverbend Motel & Cabins. The hotel is set in the downtown area and is adjacent to the Chattahoochee River.

What does the hotel offer?

  • Guests can enjoy fun activities like rafting and fishing.
  • Select rooms feature a fully equipped kitchen, a balcony, and a spa bath.
  • This hotel also deserves a spot in our Georgia waterpark hotels because it is adjacent to Helen Water Park and Tubing.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott


The Fairfield Inn & Suites is another family-friendly hotel set just 10 minutes from Helen Waterpark & Tubing. This hotel takes pride in its great service and accommodating staff.

What does the hotel offer?

  • This hotel offers rooms at a reasonable rate.
  • On-site, you will find an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a convenience store.
  • A complimentary buffet and grab-and-go breakfast are available, and the hotel also has a dry cleaning service.

Things to consider:

This is not a pet-friendly hotel, except for service animals.

Courtyard by Marriott


Courtyard by Marriott is located in the heart of Jekyll Island where you will find several local restaurants, as well as beautiful sights and restaurants to make your vacation remarkable.

What does the hotel offer?

  • For guest’s convenience, this hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a luggage storage space as well as free parking.
  • You will also find 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a beautiful garden.
  • Eighty Ocean Kitchen and Bar is an American restaurant just 12 minutes from the hotel.

Things to consider:

Guests with dogs or cats need to pay a fee of $150.

Hampton Inn & Suites


The Hampton Inn & Suites is one of the best hotels for families to stay in when they go on vacation. It’s only a short walk from the beach, and their service is exceptional.

What does the hotel offer?

  • This hotel is pet-friendly and only minutes away from Summer.
  • Guests can relax in the pool and whirlpool featured, and kids can also have a blast in their kiddie pool.
  • Free shuttle service is available, and hot breakfast is served every day.

Things to consider:

The hotel does not have a beach view, but not to worry because it’s only a few minutes walk away.

Jekyll Ocean Club Resort


Set in Jekyll Island, 2.7 km from the Summer Waves Water park, this resort features an oceanfront pool, a hot tub, a fire pit and an on-site restaurant. 

Each room has a flat-screen Tv, a seating area and a private bathroom with bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer. 

WiFi, private parking and shuttle service are provided for free at the property.

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Days Inn by Wyndham


Situated in Lake Park, just 13 km from Splash Island Waterpark, this hotel features an outdoor pool, family rooms, and free parking.

This pet-friendly hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi throughout the property. 

The rooms provide guests with a TV, a desk, air conditioning and a private bathroom.

Holiday Inn Express - Lake Park


Just a short drive away from the Wild Adventures’ Splash Island and the Valdosta Regional Airport, this hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi.

It features a fitness center, outdoor pool and family rooms

Guests of the hotel can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast and free parking. 


Comfort Inn & Suites Valdosta


Set within 11 km from Wild Adventures’ Splash Island, this hotel boasts an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, shared lounge and free WiFi.

All rooms come with a wardrobe, private bathroom and air conditioning, as well as a microwave and a coffee machine.  

Comfort Inn & Suites Valdosta also offers a sun terrace and a buffet or American breakfast

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites


Just 4 miles from Margaritaville at Lake Lanier, this hotel features an outdoor pool, fitness center, and deck area.

The hotel also features an on-site  business center and continental breakfast is served for guests each day.

Rooms feature a cable TV, desk, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. 

Hampton Inn & Suites


The Hampton Inn & Suites is located at less than 20 minutes’ drive  from Margaritaville at Lake Lanier. 

This hotel boasts an indoor pool, a gym, laundry facilities, dry cleaning services and shops available on site. 

Spacious rooms include a seating area with cable TV, a microwave and a private bathroom.

Wyndham Garden Marietta


Set 2.5 km from the Six Flags White Water, Wyndham Garden Marietta Atlanta North features a deluxe breakfast bar, a fitness center, a shared lounge area and a minimarket.

While your kids have fun in the children’s pool, you can relax in the loungers or swim in the outdoor pool

This pet-friendly hotel also provides free public parking, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk.

Home2 Suites By Hilton Atlanta


Situated in Lithia Springs, 5 km from the Six Flags Over Georgia, this hotel feaures an outdoor pool, fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk. 

All units are air-conditioned and come with a seating area, a kitchenette, a dining area and a private bathroom.

Guests of can enjoy an American breakfast each morning at the Home2 Suites By Hilton Atlanta Lithia Springs

Fairfield Inn & Suites


Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Lithia Springs, just a short drive from the Six Flags Over Georgia water park, provides free parking on-site, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk.

This hotel also features a fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool open all year. 

It’s a great choice for a family vacation because of select spacious rooms that can accomodate up to 5 people. 

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta West


Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta West/Lithia Springs is situated near Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park and Atlanta city center.

This hotel  features  an indoor/outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a restaurant and a 24-hour convenience store available on-site.

Select rooms include an in-room whirlpool, perfect for a relaxing time in a private atmosphere. 

Things To Do in Georgia with Kids

Explore the best activities and attractions for kids in Georgia. Here you can find a list of everything you need to organize a perfect family vacation in Georgia.  Scroll for more information!

Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island, is home tomore than 9,800 acres of congressionally designated wilderness. 

Here you can see pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes, as well as all sorts of wildlife, including native horses. 


Georgia Aquarium

In the Georgia Aquarium you can find some of the most amazing aquatic species, including beluga whales,whale sharks, manta rays, penguins, sea otters, dolphins and many more. 

Take your kids to this incredible Aquarium with seven permanent galleries and animals living in more than 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water. 

Historic Banning Mills

Home to two Guiness World Record attractions, this park is perfect for an adrenaline filled day of family fun just 45 minutes from Atlanta’s airport.

Here you can find the largest, continuous zip line canopy tour in the world and  in the world. 

You have various tours to select from, but we can assure you that you will have a great experience no matter what you choose!

Wild Animal Safari

Take your kids to this 300-acre safari in Pine Mountain, GA, and enjoy the up-close acccess to giraffes, water buffalo, wildebeests, elk and zebras running free. 

You can drive throught Wild Animal Safari in your own vehicle or you can rent a Zebra Van to explore all the animals.

Launch Trampoline Park

Take your family fun to new heights with massive trampoline courts, a slam dunk basketball court, battle pits, and a trampoline dodgeball court. 

Reach the top of the cliffhanger indoor mountain rock wall or engage in a real life battle at Fury, the laser tag experience available at Launch Trampoline Park. 

Trampoline Parks of the Launch franchise are available at three locations in Georgia: Columbus, Cumming and Dawsonville. 

Zoo Atlanta

In Zoo Atlanta, situated in the historic Grant Park neighborhood, you can see more than 1,000 animals, including the endangered infant crowned lemur born this year. 

Your children would especially enjoy special encounters which allow you to meet and feed some of the animals, like pandas, elephants, rhinos, and more. 


More Water Park Hotels in the USA

If you’ve already been to Georgia and now you want to check out more places or these resorts simply don’t match your taste, check out our recommendations for water park getaways in other USA destinations!


  • What is the best hotel with/near water parks in Georgia?

    The fact that Great Wolf Lodge Georgia features a large indoor water park makes it more than worthy of occupying the first place on our list. An indoor water park is appropriate for all seasons and it gives you more freedom to plan your trip whenever it suits you best. The two pools, playgrounds and family rooms make this hotel a perfect choice for a family vacation. 

  • What do you have to know before making a reservation for a hotel with/near water parks in Georgia?

    According to your preferences,  before making a reservation make sure to check if the hotel includes a water park or if it is only located near one. Also, if you opt for a hotel without a water park, that doesn't mean you should give up on a well-deserved rest at the pool. Some of the hotels from our list don't include pools so be careful when making a reservation. However, the pool affects greatly the price and if you are travelling on a budget, maybe that will be a better option for you. You see, every cloud has a silver lining!

  • What are the best cheap hotels with/near water parks in Georgia?

    The cheapest accommodation from our list is Days Inn by Wyndham Lake Park/Valdosta. For an extremely economical price you get a pet-friendly hotel with air-conditioned rooms and an outdoor pool. Located near a water park, this hotel is an ideal choice for a vacation full of family fun on a budget. 

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