Having been to the Dells,Kalahari, and pretty much every other water park resort, we have always been reluctant to try GWL. The only reason being is that we did not think it would be big enough or entertaining enough. We were pleasantly surprised!
We chose Traverse City because it is less than 3 hours away. We arrived at about noon and were able to check in AND get our room! We stayed in a KidKamp room and the kids had their first bunk bed experience. They loved having their own little area, which was just as clean as the rest of the room. The room was average, but with the high ceilings it felt much bigger. Everything seemed clean-no issues with that. My only reason for giving 4 stars was the fact that from 8-1130 pm we had to try and get to sleep with lots of loud door slamming,someone above us having fun jumping down from a bunk over and over...and loud voices in the halls. We sort of expected this and were thankful for the fan on the heating unit to drown it out a little. When I booked the room I did ask for an upper level but we were on the waterpark level.
As far as the waterpark goes, it was smaller than we are used to, but very enjoyable for my 9 and 5 year old. I didn't feel like they would get lost, we easily found each other if we split up, and they were able to go on everything. The slides were perfectly fun and we took turns going in the "adult" hot tub to warm up. This tub is great--steps up and away from all of the commotion below :) We loved the fact that there was a warm tub for family too. It was a Saturday and busy, but not so busy that it drives you crazy.
We also played a little in the arcade, which was a decent size..but ran out of time to do anything else because we were leaving early due to a big snow storm. SO glad we were able to squeeze in a little time away before school kicks in again and we will most definitely be back!
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