Wisconsin Dells

Visiting Wisconsin Dells Without Getting Wet

Wisconsin Dells has earned the unofficial title of 'Waterpark Capital of the World'. Making our first pass through town, it quickly became apparent where this name came from. We discovered that there are currently 20 waterparks spread around the area. That makes this northern destination a major draw for family vacations. Wet and wild fun is certainly appealing, but we wanted to find out what it's like visiting Wisconsin Dells without getting wet. Let's dive into the variety of dry options available for all ages' entertainment. We want to thank the Wisconsin Dells CVB and the local businesses for hosting our visit. Rest assured all opinions [...]

By |2022-10-21T06:44:05-06:00October 21st, 2022|Destinations, Guides, Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|6 Comments

Circus World Baraboo – Ringling’s Winter Home

How many of you remember the excitement of hearing that the circus was coming to town? There was something special about the anticipation of seeing the non-stop excitement associated with the three rings of pageantry. The flow of entertainment captivated us, as performers flew through the air or galloped across the ring. The smell of cotton candy and popcorn filled the air, while the clowns elicited laughs from the crowd. These memories are ingrained in our hearts and heads, but where did the circus go in the winter? We traveled to Circus World Baraboo, their winter headquarters, to learn about the origins of [...]

By |2022-09-02T06:27:58-06:00September 2nd, 2022|Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|2 Comments

Food Truck Fun – Grateful Shed

These days food trucks have seen a surge in popularity. This is partly due to the expansion of cuisines being offered by them. Long gone are the days that they merely featured burgers and dogs. Now you can find just about any specialty food being served up with flair. During our visit to Wisconsin Dells, we decided to have some food truck fun by making Grateful Shed our lunch destination. What we discovered is a street food paradise filled where every hour is Happy Hour. Funky Vibe It's not uncommon for us to visit a locally-owned restaurant that has grown into its first [...]

By |2022-08-09T06:28:20-06:00August 9th, 2022|Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|4 Comments

Lost Canyon Horse Tours – Traveling Through Time

The Wisconsin Dells resembles an alien landscape filled with shady slot canyons. Most were created over 15,000 years ago and have amazed mankind for generations. Passing through the sheltered gorges feels like traveling through time. An excursion on the Dells Boat Tour had given us our first taste of these features, but left us desiring more. We stopped by Lost Canyon Horse Tours for an in-depth look into the deepest land canyon in Wisconsin. Along the way, we would make some new friends. Hidden Gem Lost Canyon Horse Tours have been operated by the same family for the past 55 years. Needless to [...]

By |2022-07-12T10:06:04-06:00July 22nd, 2022|Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|2 Comments

Discover The Wonders – Wizard Quest

The Wisconsin Dells has long been known for the natural beauty that is tucked away along the banks of the nearby waterways. Many have overlooked another hidden attraction that lies right under their noses in the downtown corridor. Stepping through the doors, visitors enter a world of fantasy where they will discover the wonders of questing. Wizard Quest is a 30,000-square-foot labyrinth of sights and sounds, designed to spark the sleuth in all of us. Armed only with our camera and curiosity, we dove headfirst into this fantastical world. We want to thank the Wisconsin Dells CVB and Wizard Quest for hosting our visit. Rest [...]

By |2022-07-08T05:58:06-06:00July 8th, 2022|Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|2 Comments

Dells Boat Tour – Wisconsin’s Slot Canyons

Nature has a way of supplying an endless amount of surprises. Many friends have recommended to us a visit to the Wisconsin Dells. Having seen a parade of photos from the area, we were excited to add it to our journeys. Located in the southern half of the state, it lies along the path of the Wisconsin River. While many slot canyons are formed over ages of erosion, the Dells have a shorter period of creation. To get a better understanding of this anomaly, we hopped on the Dells Boat Tour for an up-close look. We want to thank the Wisconsin Dells CVB [...]

By |2022-06-16T04:18:54-06:00June 21st, 2022|Midwest, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells|2 Comments
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