I love waterparks and I love AC and here is the perfect partnership coming to the Atlantic City boardwalk.

For years and years, we've heard how Atlantic City should be more family-friendly. Steel Pier is always so much fun with rides and games and their very own helicopter pad, but there's definitely room for more.

PhonlamiPhoto, Getty Stock, ThinkStock
PhonlamiPhoto, Getty Stock, ThinkStock

For a while now, Atlantic City has been talking about opening up a waterpark, for families to enjoy one of my favorite spots in New Jersey.

Atlantic City is known for its casinos, restaurants, and of course the longest boardwalk in the world. Now this gigantic waterpark, it's going to be a lot of fun. And, we can't forget about the fabulous Atlantic City beach that is free and a New Jersey beach, I'll take it.

From Island Waterpark at Showboat Facebook page, some updates to the giant waterpark:

What makes this waterpark doubly amazing, it's an indoor waterpark. It will be used all seasons in the Garden State. This could really make Atlantic City a vacation destination for the whole family.

What's the latest update on the Showboat Resort's Island Waterpark?

It's expected to be open to kick off the summertime at the Jersey Shore. Fingers crossed. From the Island Waterpark Facebook page, at the end of JUNE, they will be opening, just in time for July 4th. Expect the summer of 2023 to be amazing at that end of the boardwalk in Atlantic City. Construction is underway, according to onlyinyourstate.com, getting closer and closer to opening day. I can't wait until next winter to use and have fun with the waterpark.

The Showboat has go-karts, an arcade, and games and prizes. From the pictures I've seen, the wave pool looks fantastic and the feel of a beach inside all winter here in New Jersey is just perfect.

As the website says, "Island life all year round".

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