Explore Wisconsin Dells
Prepare to make memories on your next family vacation in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin that will last a lifetime! Located in the Great Lakes Region along the breathtaking Wisconsin River, the Dells has been a favorite family vacation destination for more than 150 years, drawing over 3 million visitors annually. The area received its name from the magnificent sandstone cliffs, called dells, which line the banks of the river formed some 15,000 years ago. These great landmarks alone attract visitors just to take in the beauty of the structures and explore the area, but that is just one of the many reasons.
Wisconsin Dells is nicknamed “The Waterpark Capital of the World” due to the large number of indoor and outdoor waterparks. In fact, the first indoor waterpark in the United States is located in the Dells and is the Polynesian Water Park Resort! Our resort features over 500,000 gallons of indoor and outdoor waterpark fun for guests to enjoy. Beyond waterparks, the area also offers fun attractions for all types of travelers including live shows, wineries, golf courses, miniature golf, museums, amusement parks, railroad rides, go kart tracks and a casino.
For the nature enthusiast, The Dells is one of the most breathtaking places to explore the great outdoors. There are a variety of different recreational activities vacationers can enjoy on the area lakes and rivers including swimming, canoeing and kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, river tubing, zip lining, rock climbing, camping, hiking, horseback riding and cave exploration. One thing every Wisconsin Dells vacation warrants is a tour of the upper Dells where guests will enjoy the beautiful scenery, including some of the area’s famous landmarks like Witches Gulch and Stand Rock.
Check the list below of some of our favorite area attractions, restaurants and outdoor adventures and tours!