Kahuna Laguna,North Conway, N.H.
Sometimes the best winter fun is a taste of summer. With a water park heated to 82 degrees year round, Kahuna Laguna offers warm-weather fun with a three-story slide tower (two body slides, two tube slides), wave pool, super-sized hot tub, water cannons, rope bridge, and water-based basketball court. The "Little Kahuna" area is suited for the smallest visitors (under 48 inches) with a 9-inch-deep pool, smaller slides, water toys, and baby bouncers. There are height restrictions: 48 inches for body slides, 42-48 inches for raft slides. A snack bar and arcade make the 40,000-square-foot site a full-service fun park - all part of Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. 2251 White Mountain Highway (Rte. 16), 603-356-5411, kahunalaguna.com, Monday-Thursday 3-9 p.m., Friday noon-10, Saturday 8:30-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 8:30-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-9, extended hours during school vacation weeks and on holidays, resort registered guests $20, nonregistered visitors $40, locals with ID $30, age 2 and under free.
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