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Sick of this heatwave? It’s time to make your next day trip or weekend getaway one that fully takes advantage of the summer. We've ranked the best water parks near NYC that combine the thrills of Coney Island with the refreshing dips of the best public swimming pools. Best of all? All of them are within a two-hour or less drive from the city.
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