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Teen Dance Prodigy Maddie Ziegler Takes a Break From Busy Fall Schedule to Experience Award-Winning Resort

  • 1 November 2017
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, home to America’s Largest Indoor Waterparks, has something for everyone to experience this fall. In addition to the unparalleled waterpark experience, the award-winning resorts feature: dry-play activities — including virtual reality sensation The Arena, indoor theme parks, seasonal outdoor waterparks, outdoor ropes courses and zip lining, delicious on-site dining options, Spa Kalahari and Salon, and convention center facilities at locations nationwide.

Recently, teen dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler stopped by Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ Pocono Mountains location to experience their offerings. During her time at the location, Ziegler enjoyed a few dry-play activities including bowling, cookie decorating and visiting the family entertainment center, before experiencing the largest indoor waterpark in America. The teen sensation was extremely excited to unwind in the Lazy River, and enjoyed the thrills of Splashdown Safari and the Smoke That Thunders.

“When I get downtime, I always love it when I have the chance to visit the best theme parks in the country — and when I found out America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark was in my home state of Pennsylvania, I knew I had to go,” Ziegler said. “It definitely lived up to the hype — I had a blast visiting Kalahari Resorts and Conventions.” 

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has locations in Wisconsin Dells, Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and coming soon to Round Rock, Texas. The company delivers a beyond-expectations experience to guests through regular enhancements of the properties via new attractions, dining experiences and more. Coming soon to the indoor waterpark at the Sandusky, Ohio, property is the highly anticipated StormChaser. The new slide integrates gaming, skill, speed and competitive sports into a can’t-miss waterpark attraction. StormChaser adds a smart-gaming system to a traditional waterslide so riders can compete against each other as they ride down the attraction.

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is the ultimate place for a family getaway — with something for everyone, all under one roof. For more information or to book your stay, please visit:
About Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and coming soon to Round Rock, Texas, delivers a “world-away” waterpark resort and conference experience beyond expectations. The authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family, is home to America’s largest indoor waterparks. All Kalahari Resorts feature well-appointed guest rooms, full-service Spa Kalahari, a fully equipped fitness center, on-site restaurants, unique retail shops and a state-of-the-art conference center. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions frequently receives awards and accolades for its guest and convention services. Recent recognition includes: Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 World’s Coolest Indoor Waterparks, 2017 Pennsylvania Meetings + Events’ Best of Pennsylvania Finalist, TripAdvisors’ 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards, 2016 Family Vacation Critic Favorite, TripAdvisors’ 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, 2015 Reader’s Choice USA Today’s 10 Best Indoor Waterparks, January 2015 OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award for Double Cut Grill’s signature dining experience for the second consecutive year, Silver Star recognition for Best Family-Friendly Meeting Hotel and Resort in Smart Meeting’s 2014 Smart Stars Awards, Clean the World’s Top 50 Hot Properties in 2013, the Daily Herald’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Indoor Waterpark, selection as one of the nation’s Top Family Resorts by Family Fun magazine for 2013, being named the Best Conference Center in the state by the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association and selection as the Corporate Meeting Destination of the Year by Cleveland Business Connects magazine. For reservation and guest information, call 1-877-KALAHARI (525-2427) or visit To learn more about Kalahari Resorts, members of the media are encouraged to visit


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