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Greensboro, NC, August 13th, 2013 – WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE has been named as one of the ten winners for the 2013 10 BEST Readers’ Choice Travel Award for 10 BEST WATER PARKS IN AMERICA, by The USA TODAY Travel Media Group. With over 36 attractions, including the all‐new Soak Zone attraction, WET’N WILD received the honor of being nominated to the initial Top Twenty Water Parks list by America’s top travel writers and editors.

Palace Entertainment Wins 3 of the Top 10 Spots for Best Water Park (www.usatoday.comand

  1. Splashin’ Safari – Santa Claus, IN
  2. Schlitterbahn – New Braunfels, TX
  3. Noah’s Ark – Wisconsin Dells, WI
  4. Great Wolf Wilderness Lodge – Williamsburg, VA
  5. Wilderness Territory – Wisconsin Dells, WI
  6. Water World – Denver, CO
  7. Water Country – Williamsburg, VA
  8. Raging Waters – San Dimas, CA
  9. White Water Park – Branson, MO
  10. Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe – Greensboro, NC

WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE is for all ages from tots to seniors featuring all thrill levels from MILD to WILD! Season passes, daily admission tickets, Combo Meal & Locker packages and Cabanas may be purchased on line at The park is located just south of Greensboro, NC at Exit 34 on Business #85 (Holden Rd. Exit). For more info, call (336) 852‐9721 or (800) 555‐5900. Visit our website at

Be sure to visit Wet’n Wild’s new half‐acre SOAK ZONE attraction which includes a 7,000 square foot interactive water play area featuring over 35 water elements! SOAK ZONE features water spray thrills for the entire family with special seating, shaded areas and fun for ALL ages! And new for 2013, Wet n Wild tickets have gone mobile! Buying tickets online just got easier with new mobile access. Buy your Wet n Wild tickets from your smart phone and then scan at the gate. No printing, no paper, it’s easy!

WET’N WILD EMERALD POINTE is part of the Palace Entertainment family of parks. Palace Entertainment owns and operates theme parks, water parks and family entertainment centers nationwide, including Kennywood, Splish Splash and DutchWonderland on the east coast and Raging Waters on the west coast. The company entertains millions of guests annually and is one of the largest park operators in the United States. For more information, visit