One of the biggest tourist attractions in Eastern Iowa was nominated for a prestigious award, and now they really need your help.

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For years, Lost Island Waterpark has been a go to family spot during those warm Iowa summer months. This waterpark has also been recognized nationally multiple times.

The business even earned itself a 2022 Iowa Tourism Award for Outstanding Individual Leader. Now, the park just made it onto a nationally acclaimed list of some of the best attractions in the country.

For the past six years, Lost Island has been mentioned in USA Today's top 10 outdoor waterparks in the country. It's gone up against major players in the theme park industry like Disneyworld and Dollywood.

The Eastern Iowa park is back up on this list and the team behind it needs your help to win!

A panel of experts pick the top ten list and then readers decide which of these nominees gets to win. Last year, the Waterloo waterpark came in second in the final vote, right behind Aquatica Orlando.

This time, Lost Island is coming for the gold...

You have until April 24th to cast your vote in this fan voted award! Check out the other nominated categories and make sure to vote here. Lost Island seems to have an early lead, and has been consistently in the second place spot.

Here is the full list of the top ten nominees in this tough competition:

  • Aquatica Orlando - Orlando, Florida

  • Lost Island Waterpark - Waterloo, Iowa
  • Splashin' Safari - Santa Claus, Indiana
  • Island H2O Water Park - Kissimmee, Florida
  • Cedar Point Shores Waterpark - Sandusky, Ohio
  • Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort - New Braunfels - New Braunfels, Texas
  • Adventure Island - Tampa, Florida
  • Cowabunga Bay Water Park - Henderson, Nevada
  • Dollywood's Splash Country - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  • Hurricane Harbor New Jersey - Jackson, New Jersey

We will keep you up to date on just how well Lost Island does in the competition. Make sure to download the station app and follow us on social media so you don't miss it!

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