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The Definitive Guide To Six Flags Locations In The US

The Definitive Guide To Six Flags Locations In The US

Founded in the 1960s with over 27 national and international amusement parks, waterparks, and theme parks, Six Flags is a world leader in family entertainment.

Let’s look at the 23 locations around the United States in greater detail, so you can plan your next family trip today! 

Six Flags has easy to access, affordable locations throughout the United States of America. At the time of writing, Six Flags has amusement parks, theme parks, and water parks in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas. 

Each location’s different ticket prices and rides will be analyzed to help you decide which Six Flags location suits you and your family’s needs and budget

1. Phoenix, Arizona: Hurricane Harbor Phoenix 

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Acquired by Six Flags in 2019, Hurricane harbor Phoenix is the largest theme park in Arizona, with over 35 acres of land.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $69.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $119.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $229.99 

Kids Rides 

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix has its own dedicated kid-sized water park called Coconut Bay, with gentles slides and river rafting activities, such as Tiny Typhoon, Screamin’ Streamers, and Banzai Racers.  

Other children’s rides include water activities, spray grounds, and imitation beaches such as Soak ’em Playground, Splash Island, and Splashwater Beach.

Family Rides 

For the best white water rafting experience in the state, Big Kahuna offers family-friendly tubing over 600 feet in length, with descents of up to 40 feet. 

Another family favorite is Hurricane Bay, a massive wave pool with gentle waves in the shallow end and four-foot-high swells in the deeper end.

Thrill Rides 

Voted a top water slide by the Travel Channel’s “Extreme Water Parks,” the Anaconda is the centerpiece of Hurricane Harbor Phoenix’s thrill rides with multiple corkscrews, turns, and spirals.

2. Los Angeles, California: Six Flags Magic Mountain 

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Due to its close association with Warner Bros properties such as Looney Tunes and DC Comics, Six Flags Magic Mountain is one of the best Six Flags locations in America!

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $65.00
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $119.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $179.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $329.99 

Kids Rides 

Centered on Looney Tunes characters, the kids’ rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain will be an absolute blast for all fans of Daffy Duck, Speedy Gonzales, and friends! 

Some highlights include two trains (Whistlestop Train and Magic Flyer) and the classic Grand American Carousel.  

Family Rides 

Live your inner superhero fantasies in the 23 000 feet Hall of Justice as you battle alongside your favorite DC superheroes at the Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. A unique 4D sensory ride that puts you in your own superhero action film! 

Other family favorites include Roaring Rapids, Jet Stream, Pacific Speedway, and the Buccaneer!  

Thrill Rides 

With over 19 rollercoasters, Six Flags Magic Mountain has more rollercoasters than any amusement park in the world! There are ample thrills to be had with a combination of old-school wooden rollercoasters such as the Apocalypse and superhero-themed rides such as The Riddler’s Revenge!

3. Los Angeles, California: Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles 

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Along with a Six Flags Amusement Park, Los Angeles has a dedicated Six Flags water park. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: Not advertised
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $119.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $179.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $329.99 

Kids Rides 

Splash Island is a miniature theme park for young children to enjoy multiple slides and water activities.  

Family Rides 

Inspired by Atlantis and jungle-themed adventures, the Lost Temple Rapids offers white water rafting in contrast to the easy flow of the River Cruise.

Thrill Rides 

With seven thrill rides, Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles has some of the biggest drops in the country with the winding Black Snake Summit, the whirling Tornado, and the massive Bonzai Pipelines.  

4. San Francisco, California: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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The second Six Flags amusement park in California continues the Warner Bros themes, including jungle/animal-themed rides.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $39.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Whether you’re opting for train rides, elevated rides, or boat rides, the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has over 20 kids’ rides with distinct animal and Looney Tunes themes.

Family Rides 

Although Six Flags Discovery Kingdom may have fewer family rides than some of its competitors, it makes up for that via family activities for viewing various animals, dolphin shows such as Cougar Rocks, Drench!, and Alligator Isle.

Thrill Rides 

Fortunately, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has many thrill rides that are compatible with teenagers and adults alike, once again capitalizing on the DC Comics theming with record-breaking loops via Superman Ultimate Flight or chaotic, twisting rollercoasters such as The Joker.

5. San Francisco, California: Hurricane Harbor Concord

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Complimentary to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is San Francisco’s Six Flags water park: Hurricane Harbor Concord. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Caribbean Cove is a safe space for children of all ages to enjoy tropical-themed fountains, jets, geysers, and splash pools.

Family Rides 

While family rides at Hurricane Harbor Concord are relaxed affairs such as Breaker Beach, Kaanapali Kooler Lazy River, or Splashwater Island. The Big Kahuna prides itself as the biggest raft slide in the Bay Area!

Thrill Rides 

With five thrill rides, including two multi-slides (Typhoon Slide Complex and Hurricane Slide Complex) and the inclusion of the famous Tornado, Hurricane Harbor Concord promises world-class white water rides!

6. Atlanta, Georgia: Six Flags Over Georgia 

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Six Flags Over Georgia is the 2nd oldest Six Flags location and one of the most popular destinations for families to visit in the state.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $69.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $139.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Unlike other Six Flags themes, which typically focus on Looney Tunes-themed rides for kids, Six Flags Over Georgia brings the DC superheroes fun kids rides, with firm favorites such as The Batcopters and Superman: Tower of Power.

Family Rides 

Sticking to the theme of family inclusion through superheroes, Six Flags Over Georgia looks to bridge the gap between rollercoasters for the whole family and thrill rollercoasters by including some moderate rollercoasters such as Poison Ivy: Toxic Spin and The Joker Funhouse Coaster.

Thrill Rides 

Fortunately, Six Flags Over Georgia really ups the ante with their thrill rides, sporting some of the biggest, fastest, and scariest rides in the country. Some unique experiences include the standing rollercoaster, the Georgia Scorcher, and the open-air Sky Coaster.

7. Atlanta, Georgia: Six Flags White Water

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Georgia’s Six Flags water park is Six Flags White Water, home to some of the most thrilling water rides in the country! 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $69.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $139.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Along with miniature water parks such as Captain Kid’s Cove and Buccaneer Bay, Six Flags White Water has a specially designed aquatic obstacle course known as Lilypad crossing to put kids’ balancing skills to the test!

Family Rides 

With ten unique white water slides and one of the largest interactive water playgrounds in the world, Skull Island, families have a host of activities to enjoy at Six Flags White Water.

Thrill Rides 

As advertised, Six Flags White Water has some of the most thrilling white water rides in the country. However, the 2015 Best New Water Ride Golden Ticket holder, The Dive Bomber, provides maximum thrills, with a 90-degree drop at over 100 feet!

8. Chicago, Illinois: Six Flags Great America

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As the name implies, Six Flags Great America is a showcase of why Six Flags is one of the premium amusement park companies in the country!

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $79.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $169.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

While Six Flags Great America has some classic kids’ rides, such as Lady Bugs and Krazy Cups, special mention must be made of their two junior rollercoasters, the Sprocket Rockets and the Little Dipper.

Family Rides 

As of 2022, Six Flags Great America has expanded its collaboration with DC Comics with three reimagined family rides, Aquaman Splashdown, The Dark Knight Coaster, and the DC Super-Villains Swing.

Thrill Rides 

Home to classic rides such as the American Eagle and the Revolution, Six Flags Great America is also famous for record-breaking rollercoasters such as the Mardi Gras Hangover and Maxx Force, two examples of extreme heights and speeds!

9. Chicago, Illinois: Hurricane Harbor Chicago 

Continuing the trend of Six Flags’ complimentary water parks to their amusement parks, we have Hurricane Harbor Chicago

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $79.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $169.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

With a distinct pirate theme, Hurricane Harbor Chicago has two miniature water playgrounds for children to enjoy, Buccaneer Bay and Skull Island.

Family Rides 

Although the family rides at Hurricane Harbor, Chicago is largely focused on relaxed experiences such as Hurricane Bay, Castaway Creek, or Monsoon Lagoon. Both Hurricane Mountain and Bahama Mama and Bubba Tubba offer exciting slides at four and six stories, respectfully.

Thrill Rides 

Hurricane Harbor Chicago has some of the most unique thrill rides of any six flags water park, including but not limited to racing slides like Wahoo Racer, surfing simulation like Surf Rider, and it is home to the tallest water coaster in the world, Tsunami Surge!

10. Rockford, Illinois: Hurricane Harbor Rockford 

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Unlike most other Six Flags water parks that are complementary to an amusement park in the same city, Hurricane Harbor Rockford is unique in its status as a standalone Six Flags water park in the city of Rockford, Illinois.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $79.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $169.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Hurricane Harbor Rockford has both a water playground in the form of Tiki Island as well as a dedicated splash pool at Little Lagoon.

Family Rides 

Whether you opt to take it easy on Splash Magic River or want to experience various sized waves at Tsunami Bay, Hurricane Harbor Rockford offers fun and exciting activities for the whole family.

Thrill Rides 

Despite being one of the smaller parks on this list, Hurricane Harbor Rockford offers guests various thrill rides to enjoy, including the Midwest’s first and only tailspin slide, the Tidal Wave!

11. Baltimore, Maryland: Six Flags America

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Although Six Flags America may be the only Six Flags amusement park in Maryland, it remains one of the most popular Six Flags resorts in the country, with over 55 rides, events, and attractions for the whole family to enjoy!

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $74.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $149.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Because the majority of the kids’ rides at Six Flags America are in the Whistlestop Park area or the Looney Tunes Movie Town, most of the kids’ rides are themed around their favorite Looney Tunes characters or feature transportation rides like trains.

Family Rides 

Six Flags America is home to traditional family rides like Tea Cups, High Seas, Coyote Creek Crazy Cars, and a Carousel, as well as some very unique attractions such as Capital Railways or the Great Race Antique Cars.

Thrill Rides 

Six Flags America prides itself on having some record breakers among its thrill rides, including Maryland’s only floorless rollercoaster, The Firebird, and Harley Quinn Spinsanity, the tallest and fastest pendulum ride; in the DMV!

12. Agawam, Massachusetts: Six Flags New England

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Founded way back in 1870 and acquired by Six Flags in 1997, Six Flags New England is the oldest amusement park under the Six Flags license.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $79.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $149.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

With 15 kids’ rides ranging from Looney Tunes-themed attractions, classic rides like Krazy Cups, and transportation rides such as the New England Express, Six Flags New England prides itself on the variety on offer for its youngest guests.

Family Rides 

While Six Flags New England has modernized its family rides with DC Comics additions such as Catwoman Whip, a highlight of the park remains the 1909 Illinois Grand Carousel.

Thrill Rides 

The thrill rides at Six Flags New England range from classics such as the Thunderbolt, modern experiences such as the Cyborg HyperDrive dark ride, and unique attractions such as a haunted house themed to Houdini – The Great Escape.  

13. St. Louis, Missouri: Six Flags St Louis 

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As the only Six Flags resort in the Southern state of Missouri, Six Flags St Louis merges modern park design with southern hospitality to welcome all its guests with open arms.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $64.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

The kids’ rides at Six Flag St Louis heavily lean on their Looney Tunes theming with great effect, with all eight rides distinctly representing popular characters such as Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd.

Family Rides 

Although Six Flags St Louis may not have a complimentary Six Flags water park, the park compensates for this with various family-friendly water rides such as Tsunami Soaker, Thunder River, and the Log Flume.

Thrill Rides 

Although the thrill Rides at Six Flags St Louis are slowly being changed and developed to capitalize on the DC Comics license, such as Supergirl Sky Flyer and Mr. Freeze reverse Blast, the park still retains its old-school charm with wooden rollercoasters like American Thunder.

14. Jackson, New Jersey: Hurricane Harbor, New Jersey

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Returning once more to Six Flags waterparks, Hurricane Harbor New Jersey provides an awesome retreat for the hundreds of tourists that visit New Jersey during the hot summer months.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $39.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Although Hurricane Harbor New Jersey doesn’t have any kids’ rides listed on its official page, it is evident that there are many fun activities and events for young children to partake in during their visit to the park.

Family Rides 

Hurricane Harbor, New Jersey, is home to two multi-slides, Big Bambu and Reef Runner, and Boreas, Eurus, Zephyrus, and Nortus. However, the big family attraction would be the 696 000 gallon wave pool, the Blue Lagoon.

Thrill Rides 

Not to be outdone by family rides, Hurricane Harbor New Jersey features four massive multi-slides and the world-famous Tornado.  

15. Jackson, New Jersey: Six Flags Great Adventure 

Six Flags Great Adventure is the complimentary Six Flags amusement park in New Jersey. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $39.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Six Flags Great Adventure expands the offering usually afforded to kids’ rides with some unique additions like Tango, Sky Zooma, Raja’s Rickshaws, and Lil’ Devil Coaster.

Family Rides 

While most family rides at Six Flags Great Adventure is old classics like Enchanted Teacups and the Big Wheel, the real attraction for families would be the multiple animal attractions on offer.

Thrill Rides 

Although many of the thrill rides are DC Comics-themed rollercoasters, the mythological rollercoasters at Six Flags Great Adventure remain a highlight, such as the Jersey Devil Coaster and the Medusa.

16. Lake George, New York: Six Flags Great Escape

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Moving from a great adventure to a great escape, Six Flags Great Escape is the perfect destination for a family vacation.  

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $69.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $149.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Six Flags Great Escape themes most of its kids’ rides on transportation, such as Frankie’s Mine Train, Rocky’s Ranger Planes, and Sheldon’s Speedway.

Family Rides 

Family rides have a unique combination of thrilling, relaxing, and water rides, such as Swan Boats, Raging River, and Canyon Blaster.

Thrill Rides 

Six Flags Great Escape has some of the most intense thrill rides of any Six Flags resort in the country, including the Comet, the Condor, the Sasquatch, and the record-breaking 164 foot Adirondack Outlaw.  

17. Buffalo, New York: Six Flags Darian Lake 

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Moving to the second Six Flags resort in New York, we have Six Flags Darian Lake. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $64.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Sticking to the theme of forest animals, the kids’ rides sport features from their favorite woodland animals such as Hoot N’ Holler, Raccoon Rally, and Beaver Dam Explorer.

Family Rides 

The family rides include both water and regular attractions, many of which are variations of old classic rides such as the Grand Carousel, the Grand Prix Speedway, and Crocodile Isle.

Thrill Rides 

Similar to the thrill rides at Six Flags Great Escape, Six Flags Darian Lake foregoes modern-themed rollercoasters in favor of really intense record-breakers such as the Ride of Steel, the Predator, and Blast Off.

18. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Frontier City

Moving inland, we have Frontier City in Oklahoma. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $64.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Similar to the theming of forest animals in Six Flags Darian Lake, Frontier City sports similar woodland-themed kids’ rides such as Hootie’s Tree House, Bubba’s Honey Swings, and Billy’s Frog Hopper.

Family Rides 

The family rides at Frontier City have a notable Wild West theme to complement their focus on variations of classic rides like the Winged Warrior, Tina’s Tea Cup Twirl, and Frankie’s Mine Train.  

Thrill Rides 

The western theme continues with Frontier City’s death-defying rollercoasters like Gunslinger, Silver Bullet, and Diamondback.

19. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Hurricane Harbor OKC

Swapping out Wild West theming, we have the Pirate Themed Hurricane Harbor OKC waterpark. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $24.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $64.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Caribbean Cove is a splash pool with three slides, lily pads, and shallow waters for young children to enjoy safely.

Family Rides 

While Hurricane Harbor OKC has waterslides suitable for the whole family, there are some unique water activities for the whole family to try out, such as the water playground Splashwater Island.

Thrill Rides 

The thrill rides at Hurricane Harbor OKC are some of the biggest and fastest water rides in the country, with pirate theming such as Blackbeard’s Revenge, Gangplank, and Calypso Cannonball.

20. Arlington, Texas: Six Flags Over Texas 

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As one of four Six Flags resorts in Texas, we begin with Six Flags Over Texas. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Returning to Looney Tunes, theming of old classic kids’ ride, Six Flags Over Texas has classic favorites such as Yosemite Sam’s Texas Tea Cups, Sylvester & Tweety’s State Ferris Wheel, and Taz Tornado Swings.

Family Rides 

Embracing the Spanish heritage embedded in Texas, Six Flags Over Texas uses this theming with rides such as La Fiesta de las Tazas, El Sombrero, and El Aserradero.

Thrill Rides 

Six Flags Over Texas is home to 20 thrill rides, including some of the largest rollercoasters in a state known for massive rides! The main event was the opening of the park’s 15th rollercoaster, the 700 foot Aquaman: Power Wave.

21. Arlington, Texas: Hurricane Harbor Arlington 

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Staying in Arlington, Texas, we have Hurricane Harbor Arlington.

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

Whether your children opt for Hook’s Ship or Hook’s Slides, these pirate-themed rides provide a safe space for young children to enjoy themselves.

Family Rides 

Most family rides at Hurricane Harbor Arlington are laidback simulation experiences for the whole family, such as Surf Lagoon, Suntan Lagoon, Surf Rider, and Lazy River.

Thrill Rides 

With up to 14 thrill rides, Hurricane Harbor Arlington has some of the most diverse water rides out of all Six Flags resorts, including Shotgun Falls, Geronimo, and Black Hole.

22. San Antonio, Texas: Six Flags Fiesta Texas 

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Like other Six Flags resorts in Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas proudly sports its Spanish heritage. 

Ticket Prices

  • One-Day Ticket: $34.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $89.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $159.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $299.99 

Kids Rides 

A combination of Looney Tunes-themed classic rides and diverse mini rollercoasters makes Six Flags Fiesta Texas one of the most inviting Six Flags resorts for young guests.

Family Rides 

There are few resorts that understand the importance of diverse experiences more than Six Flags Fiesta Texas, with the park sporting traditional and new-age family rides from DC Comics, Looney Tunes, and pirate themes.

Thrill Rides 

With 19 thrill rides, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is host to some of the most intense rollercoasters in the country. A particular highlight is Batman: The Ride, the only 4D Free Fly Coaster in the world!

23. Houston, Texas: Hurricane Harbor Splashtown 

Finalizing our list is one of the best water parks in Texas, Hurricane Harbor Splashtown. 

Ticket Prices 

  • One-Day Ticket: $29.99
  • 2022 Thrill Seeker Pass: $64.99
  • 2022 Extreme Pass: $119.99 
  • 2022 Ultimate Pass: $229.99 

Kids Rides 

Coconut Bay and Tree House are water playgrounds with ample activities for young children to enjoy.

Family Rides 

The family rides at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown are a unique combination, relaxing and innovative. A highlight is Stingray Racer, the only 6-lane octopus racer in Texas!

Thrill Rides 

Unlike the family rides, Hurricane Harbor Splashtown continues the Six Flag tradition of high-octane thrill rides at their Texas resorts, with firm favorites like Vortex and Paradise Plunge being must-see attractions!

Conclusion 

In conclusion, Six Flags offers various activities for the whole family to enjoy throughout its 23 locations across 11 states!