As one of the premier vacation destinations in the Great Lakes region, Wisconsin Dells features a number of attractions for individuals and families in all walks of life. Known as “The Waterpark Capital of the World” – Wisconsin Dells certainly has it’s fair share of fun waterpark and exhilarating waterslides.
Yet, the dells offers so much more to visitors than just waterparks and waterslides. Visiting a waterpark or three during your time in the dells is always an adventure, but there are other adventures to be had in Wisconsin Dells. Once you have worn your waterpark welcome out, you’ll want to explore what else the dells has to offer. Luckily for you – Wisconsin Dells offer a variety of adventures, no matter your interests.
Here are the 5 best adventures in the Wisconsin Dells outside of the waterparks:
DUCK Boat Tours
One of the original Wisconsin Dells attractions, DUCK boat tours are a must for every first time visitor to the dells. The boats can move on land and in the water. You’ll explore miles of wilderness trails while diving into the Wisconsin River, Dell Creek, Lake Denton and more. Many find this half water, half land adventure one of the highlight of their Wisconsin Dells trip.
Zipline tours are one of the best adventures for those looking to get the adrenaline pumping. If you’ve never rode a zipline before, you owe it to yourself to experience this exhilarating attraction. Bigfoot Zipline in the dells features seven ziplines stretched across 6,000 feet. The company just opened a brand new zipline called the “ZipZilla”, which is sure to please even the most adventurous of individuals in your group.
Tommy Bartlett Show
If sitting back and enjoying live entertainment is more your speed, you need to check out the Tommy Bartlett Show. Offering “entertainment that leaves you at the edge of your seat!” the show is features daredevil stunts, extreme water-skiing and much more. Each show is 90 minutes long.
Wisconsin Dells caters to all types of visitors. If a sci-fi adventure is of interest to you, you have to check out Wizard Quest. Created by a local family in the dells, Wizard Quest is basically an interactive computer game played in a live setting. The setting is the “quadrasphere” or a 13,000 square-foot labyrinth. The goal of the game is to rescue the imprisoned wizards, but there is opposition all along the way.
Wisconsin Deer Park
One of the best adventures for those looking for family-friendly fun, the Wisconsin Deer Park is a unique petting zoo. Children and adults will love having Wisconsin White Tail Deer walk right up to them and feed directly from their palm. This unique adventure allows families to explore, engage, feed and pet these tame animals. You can also take as many photos as you’d like.
An Adventure for Everyone
No matter the type of adventure you’re looking for, you can find it in Wisconsin Dells. Once you’ve had your fair share of splashes, spills and slides at the waterparks of your choice – make sure to check out the other 5 best adventures in Wisconsin Dells.