Don't forget to pack your swimsuit because even the hottest kid-friendly attractions in Wisconsin Dells are open year-round! There's a good reason they call this city the "Water-park Capital of the World". With over 20 indoor water-parks to choose from, you won't have to sacrifice surf for snow on your Wisconsin Dells family vacation. Get the best of both worlds, even in the peak of winter.
Kalahari Resort is home to the largest of indoor water-park attractions in Wisconsin Dells. More than that, it has a 100,000 square foot indoor theme park with a six-story Ferris wheel, go carts, mini-golf, arcade games and 24 bowling lanes! As a guest at the Kalahari Resort, you can purchase wristbands for the theme park that are good for your entire stay. Outside guests will pay the same price for a single-day pass.
As for outdoor water-parks, the Chula Vista Resort has got it all - and indoor park, an outdoor park, even a wet n' wild roller coaster! The resort also sits right on the Wisconsin river and guests can walk right up to the waterfront. Two restaurants and an on-site golf course round out the list of amenities, making it no surprise that Chula Vista Resort is one of the top attractions in Wisconsin Dells.
If you get tired of slipping and sliding through water-parks, there are still plenty of dry things to do in Wisconsin Dells with kids. Get some real bang for your buck on $2 Tuesdays at Knuckleheads Bowling and Indoor Amusement Park. They have 24 lanes equipped with optional bumpers for you and your gang to toss some balls. For something a little crazier, you can check out their Cosmic Bowling with black lights that glow while you throw!
Hoping for a more traditional winter getaway? Kid-friendly attractions in Wisconsin Dells like Christmas Mountain are perfect for skiing and snowboarding. You can rent some tubes and go snow tubing down the mountain or just hang out and warm up with some hot chocolate at the on-site restaurant. After a chilly day on the slopes, you'll want to get cozy at one of many kid-friendly hotels in Wisconsin Dells. The nearby Black Hawk Motel is spacious and will accommodate larger families with ease. Best of all, it's situated only four blocks from downtown and lots of great dining options.
Downtown you'll also find one of the top Wisconsin Dells tourist attractions, the Rick Wilcox Magic Show! It's totally family-friendly, and your whole crew will be amazed at the mind-bending illusions. You can even meet the magicians after the show for an autograph. To create your own magical illusion, you can visit Old Abe's Old Time Portraits. Throw on some costumes and travel back through time to an old-timey set of your choice. A silly family portrait is a great way to commemorate your vacation!
Another popular tourist attraction in Wisconsin Dells is Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum. There at the "Odditorium", you can marvel at all kinds of strange and interesting things like shrunken heads, a six-legged lamb and the Lizardman! Not spooky enough for you? Check out the Ghost Out-Post Haunted House if you dare. It's just one of many walk-through attractions on Wisconsin Dell Parkway, where you could spend an entire day adventuring with the whole family.
Ready to start planning your Wisconsin Dells family vacation? With so many kid-friendly hotels and attractions in the "Water-park Capital of the World", you have plenty to choose from. Check out other MiniTime users' reviews and Trip Plans for some inspiration!