Overview Wisconsin Dells

Visiting Wisconsin Dells

Often called the “Waterpark Capital of the World”, Wisconsin Dells is THE destination for waterparks, amusement parks, mini golf and go-karts in the Midwest. With massive aquatic adventure parks like Noah’s Ark Waterpark and combination parks like Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, there’s never a shortage of things to do in the Dells.

Family-friendly fun is the name of the game here. Try for a hole in one at the Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf course, or visit the local wildlife at the Wisconsin Deer Park. Kid of all ages will enjoy the interactive exhibits at the Tommy Bartlett Exploratory, or the comedy and magic at the ... Read More
Often called the “Waterpark Capital of the World”, Wisconsin Dells is THE destination for waterparks, amusement parks, mini golf and go-karts in the Midwest. With massive aquatic adventure parks like Noah’s Ark Waterpark and combination parks like Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, there’s never a shortage of things to do in the Dells.

Family-friendly fun is the name of the game here. Try for a hole in one at the Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf course, or visit the local wildlife at the Wisconsin Deer Park. Kid of all ages will enjoy the interactive exhibits at the Tommy Bartlett Exploratory, or the comedy and magic at the Rick Wilcox Magic Theater.

Most visitors to the Dells forget how beautiful the area truly is. Fortunately, tour companies like Duck Tours specialize in showing off the unique topography of the Wisconsin Dells. Climb into one of their aquatic tour vehicles and zip through nature trails before splashing into the Wisconsin River for a cruise among the scenic sandstone bluffs. Outfits like Dell Boat Tours specialize in similar tour options.

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Stories and Tips Wisconsin Dells

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Afternoon Road Trip to Cashton's Amish Community

Written by MilwVon on 29 Nov, 2012

Any time I'm close to one of Wisconsin's many Amish communities, I enjoy driving through to see what I might see. Since my friend had heard me blab on and on about the Amish and enjoyed seeing my photos from several road trips, she…Read More


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Across Lake Michigan

Written by drundel on 20 Apr, 2001

My wife and I must be gluttons for punishment because we seem to find more ways to get up early on vacation than anyone I know. Two years ago, when we took a cruise, we tacked on a tour of DC at the end. On…Read More


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A Walk in the Park?

Written by drundel on 20 Apr, 2001

The trip to Montreal River Falls started innocently enough. We had seen signs around Copper Harbor advertising nature tours. We went to where the signs told us to go, and thought we had arranged a half day tour for the following Monday. We really wanted…Read More


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To the Dells!

Written by drundel on 20 Apr, 2001

On the map, the trip from Lake Winnebago to the small dot labelled Wisconsin Dells doesn't appear to be far. Of course, when you start the day sleeping in a bit, and then lazily get the morning business done, the whole day seems to go…Read More


Wisconsin Dells ~ America's Playground!

Written by Arlys on 08 Oct, 2008

We've had a couple of great timeshare vacations at the Wisconsin Dells, in the state of WI.The first was spent at Christmas Mountain Village, a few miles "up the mountain" from the town of Wisconsin Dells. This is a 4-season resort, and has multiple…Read More


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Dells Boat Tour

Written by MCJ graduate on 23 Jun, 2005

In my opinion, if you haven’t taken a historical Dells Boat Tour, then you haven’t been to the Dells. You must take this tour. It is the oldest attraction of the Dells (over 150 years old). After going on this tour, you will realize why…Read More


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The Upper Dells

Written by kstraveler on 07 Jan, 2004

The next day after we had checked in to Christmas Mountain Village, we bought tickets for the upper and lower Dells boat trips. If you intend to take both rides, you save money by buying the combined ticket. The Upper Dells tour was…Read More


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Copper Harbor to Munising

Written by drundel on 24 Apr, 2001

With our vacation time winding down, we reluctantly packed up our campsite and headed toward Munising. The town, about halfway across the Upper Peninsula on the southern shore, was to be a short stop before heading home. On the way, we continued to…Read More


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Keweenaw Lighthouses, or lost again!

Written by drundel on 20 Apr, 2001

One of our main objectives for this summer's vacation was to see lighthouses. Door County was our first choice. As a peninsula which separates Green Bay from Lake Michigan, it has 11 lighthouses listed in one book I saw. We only saw three of them,…Read More


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One Scenic Trip!

Written by drundel on 20 Apr, 2001

As I mentioned in previous articles, there are at least three ways to get to Copper Harbor, Michigan, by land. M26 is a state road that skirts Lake Superior and comes into the town from the northwest. US41 starts in Miami, Florida, and ends north…Read More


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