Young people having fun on water slides in aqua park, splashing into swimming pool

Most gigantic man made lagoon in US now open in Pasco County. Pasco County’s Mirada Lagoon is the largest human-made body of water in the US. Located at the Mirada housing development in San Antonio, it offers sandy shorelines, a swim-up bar, water slide, kids play area, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and more. Day passes are available for outside visitors on the MetroLagoons website, with prices ranging from $20-$45 for adults and $15-$30 for children.

The lagoon has become a sought-after attraction, boosting home sales in the area. Many buyers, about 40%, are from out of state, initially considering beach front living but drawn to the affordable prices and unique experience offered by the Mirada Lagoon. Meticulous efforts were taken to create this paradise, hauling in 8,600 tons of sand and filling the lagoon with 33 million gallons of water over 45 days. It’s a remarkable getaway that showcases the beauty of Florida’s inland waters.

Escape to the Mirada Lagoon and enjoy a refreshing alternative to the beach in Tampa Bay. With its expansive size, exciting amenities, and affordable prices, it’s a must-visit destination. Whether you’re looking for thrilling water activities or simply a relaxing day by the water, the lagoon has something for everyone. Plan your visit today and immerse yourself in the wonders of this magnificent human-made paradise. TBT

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