Chesapeake Beach Water Park, Maryland
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Chesapeake Beach Water Park isn't a particularly exceptional water park. What the park is, is exactly what a water park should be. The place is manageable, crowded but not overcrowded, broken up into separate areas for different age groups, near a beach town, and a short walk away from the ocean. Hanging out at CBWP is like stepping back in time to a more innocent era when we knew less about waterborne disease and children weren't running around with tablets. And that right there might be the biggest perk of spending time at a water park: Can't take the gadgets with you.