What is a summer vacation without some serious family pool time? The local swimming hole is a great place to cool off, but if you’re ready to bring your summer splash time to the next level, check out these hotels with epic pools featuring shipwrecked pirate boats, oversized candy bars, floating Lego figures, sky-high waterslides and more. Get ready to dive in to a summer vacation your family won’t forget with one of these spectacular pools within a short drive of the DMV.
photo: Hershey Lodge
Get a sugar rush at this 30,000 square foot pool at the sweetest place on earth. From a Twizzlers Twists water slide to a Reese’s Water Walk that features, you guessed it, oversized peanut butter cups, the hotel pool at Hershey Lodge checks off every candy lover’s list. Other features include a zero-entry pool, a sand castle spray zone, a lighthouse tipping bucket and more.
To Do Nearby: Book your tickets for Hersheypark. The park has something for everyone. From thrilling coasters to classic family rides to an entire water park, there are countless ways to ride the day away. Eat at The Chocolatier, the all-new, full-service restaurant, bar, and patio. The restaurant serves up family fare with a fun spin and hints of chocolate.
Explore all the levels of splashing fun in the best water fort treehouse you’ve ever seen—delight in the interactive water toys and kid-activated splash features. Then, escape via the Totem Tower body slides to start all over again. And listen for the bell; when it rings, the gigantic bucket on top is ready to tip. Finally, hop on the Alberta Falls water slide, which takes you right outside the building and back in again before your final drop into the plunge pool.
To Do Nearby: Colonial Williamsburg is the world’s largest living history museum. The 301 acres feature iconic sites, working tradespeople, historic taverns, and two world-class art museums. Historic Jamestowne offers much to see and do too. A typical visit can last 2 to 3 hours, but those wishing to delve deeper into Jamestown’s history can easily spend half a day or more exploring the island. See archaeology in action as the Jamestown Rediscovery team continues to excavate parts of the island.
photo: Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront
Admire the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean views from this oceanfront pool and hotel. Your whole crew will love the zero-entry splash pad near the shipwreck. Splash down the water slide and skip around under the fountains. Start your day at the epic pool and end it under the sunset on the beach steps away. You’ll have the best of both worlds at this hotel.
To Do Nearby: Ocean City, MD, is full of family fun for everyone. At the hotel, you’re only steps…
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