Waterpark description: Great Wolf Lodge in Washington features the North Woods-themed Bear Track Landing indoor waterpark.
The 60,000-square-foot space has two tube slides, two body slides,
two kiddie slides, the Howlin’ Tornado — an enclosed
six-story extreme tube ride with 65-foot funnel that drops 30 feet
per second — four pools and the Fort Mackenzie interactive
play structure. There’s also an in-park bar and
The “it” factor: When Great Wolf
Resorts opened its newest property in Washington last year, it
became the first waterpark resort in the Pacific Northwest.
Located midway between Seattle and Portland, Ore., this Great Wolf
Lodge features two themed restaurants, Elements Spa, Scooops kid
spa, the Cub Club (a children’s activity room with a focus on
edu-tainment), the MagiQuest live-action fantasy adventure game, a
teen center, the Northern Lights Arcade and a nearly
30,000-square-foot, full-service conference center.