Wisconsin Dells is a town close to the natural sandstone gorge of the same name. Holidays in this area combine the best of both worlds with stunning natural features and plenty of theme parks and other manmade activities to keep everyone happily amused.
Wisconsin Dells is known as the Waterpark Capital of the World. The area has both indoor and outdoor waterparks to provide water fun 12 months of the year. Wave pools, water slides, tubing and exhilarating rides are suitable for all ages. Other activities to be enjoyed in the area include hiking in the pine forests, boating, kayaking, horseback riding and fishing. The area is home to rare dragonfly species and numerous species of birds. Shopping in Wisconsin Dells is a real pleasure with specialty boutiques and one-of-a-kind stores to help you take home some great souvenirs. Wisconsin Dells holiday cabins make the perfect base for families visiting the area for the many youth sports tournaments. In winter there is dog sled racing, woodsplitting, turkey bowling and a parade at the Christmas Village in Wisconsin Dells.
The panoramic Wisconsin River is a must-see from your holiday cabin in Wisconsin Dells. Take a boat tour and see the magnificent sandstone features formed during the ice age, and the tributary canyons with walls up to 100 feet high. Lake Delton is also part of Wisconsin Dells, a reservoir fed by Dell Creek. It is popular for boating and fishing with stocks of northern pike, largemouth bass, walleye, catfish and panfish. Acrobatic water skiing shows are a major draw to the lake as part of the Tommy Barlett’s Thrill Show.
Holiday rentals in Wisconsin Dells have a humid continental climate with very cold winters and warm summers. In summer, average temperatures reach 26°C (79°F) in July with average lows in January of -18°C (0°F). The area has rain all year round which is heavier in winter when it falls as deep snow.
Wisconsin Dells holiday rentals are served by Dane County Regional (MSN) airport in Madison, 52 miles away, and by two main airports further afield. General Mitchell International (MKE) Airport serves much of Wisconsin and Chicago. It has flights from most US and Canadian cities with US Airways, United, Southwest Airlines, Frontier, Delta and Air Tran Airways. It is 218 miles from Wisconsin Dells and the journey takes about 3 hours to drive. Minneapolis/St Paul (MSP) Airport is a similar distance away. A hire car is recommended for those staying in Wisconsin Dells.