Lonely Planet Writer

Texas water slide proves a big hit online

New water slide for Waco.
New water slide for Waco. Image by Alan Levine / CC BY 2.0

It might have a dubious name (The Royal Flush) and be too far away (Waco, Texas) for most people to visit, but a new water slide is drawing fans in their millions via a video showing the wonders of the attraction. Three slides of varying length and angles are available, with two of them shooting users into the air before depositing them into a pool below. A video showing the slides has been viewed more than seven million times. Read more: travelpulse.com