It was so neat to watch the snow fall outside of the glassed in water park as we were warm inside sliding down water slides, floating in the lazy river and soaking up heat in the adults only hot tub

Big Splash Indoor Water Park & Resort French Lick Near Paoli

Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Resort

What a crazy-fun weekend we had at Big Splash Adventure in French Lick! This place is the perfect spot for a family with kids of almost any age. In our multi-generational travel group, the school aged kids had the most fun, followed by the adults and toddlers. The teens in our group had fun for a while but then were ready to move on to doing other activities, they didn’t seem to get the same enjoyment from the water park as everyone else.

{Stay overnight in a double splash room, two full days in the indoor waterpark, Lazer Tag or Mini Golf and $40 in arcade token credits with this special deal}

We arrived on Saturday night one hour before the water park closed and we hit the slides right away. It was snowing and it was so neat to watch the snow fall outside of the glassed in water park as we were warm inside, sliding down water slides, floating in the lazy river and soaking up heat in the adults only hot tub. All of this was especially enjoyable because we had just spent the day skiing, snowboarding and tubing down the slopes at Paoli Peaks.

Free Breakfast at Big Splash Water Park

On Sunday morning we woke up and had a free, hot, complimentary breakfast, available for all overnight guests at Big Splash. It was a VERY good breakfast, not just a continental breakfast! Be sure you wear your shoes and clothes to breakfast, no bare feet or swimsuits in the dining areas. For lunch, there’s a pizza place available in the resort and tables available to sit at in an overlook area above the waterpark.

French Lick Water Park

After breakfast, we jumped back into our bathing suits, checked out of our hotel rooms (the one big downside of staying at a hotel that you want to hang out at throughout your final day) and headed back down to the water park. In addition to swimming before your room is available on the day you check in, guests can stay and swim after check out on their last day.

Things to do at Big Splash Adventure Resort

The Big Splash Adventure Resort offers other attractions for kids and their families. Check out SHOTZ laser tag and mini golf and the Treasure Chest Arcade. During your stay, check out other events and activities in the area. This resort is a favorite place for families to stay when visiting French Lick for the Polar Express train ride during the Christmas holidays and summer time is so much fun at French Lick. Dare I say that this is the best hotel for families in French Lick? It’s certainly the best hotel for kids!

Big Splash Adventure Water Park French Lick

Big Splash has some very nice dressing rooms and shower facilities for those of you who are left without a hotel room after check out. This indoor waterpark resort was just a short two and half hour drive from Indianapolis and worth every minute. Spend the weekend pretending that you’re doing a summer activity, even during the coldest days of the year. Most of the rooms sleep 4 people and even have BUNK BEDS (OMG!) but there are several rooms that can sleep many more than 4! You just may have to purchase extra water park day passes. The room rates start at about $130 per night and I’d rank this one WELL WORTH IT!

The Big Splash Adventure address is: 8524 W. St. Rd. 56 French Lick, Indiana

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3 thoughts on “Big Splash Indoor Water Park & Resort French Lick Near Paoli”

  1. Indoor Water Parks are the perfect mini vacation for my family! Not only are my kids obsessed with water parks, but they’ve also been disappointed numerous times by cancellations due to bad weather for planned trips. That’s why we plan day trips as well as weekend trips to this AMAZING indoor water park! Now we all count down the days until we go and never have to worry about rain! I couldn’t recommend them more!

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