There are obviously a few water parks that you absolutely must visit when you plan a trip to Wisconsin Dells, but what about all the other smaller attractions? These adventures, shops, parks and tours make up the heart of Wisconsin Dells — Here are 17 of the best small(er) attractions in the Dells:
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
To be blunt, Ripley’s Believe It or Not has a lot of weird stuff that will blow your mind. Known as the house of everything odd, weird and unbelievable — this spot is definitely worth a visit.
Photograph by Phalinn Ooi
Timbavati Wildlife Park
If you love animals, Timbavati is the experience for you. Activities such as feeding the Giraffes, the train ride and much more await you and your entire family.
With a Top Secret experience waiting for you, who would want to miss seeing the upside down House and the underlying secrets behind it? Sorry, we are not giving away any more secrets. Only those who visit will understand.
If you enjoy the game wizard quest then this is the place for you! The game comes to life as you become part of a life size problem-solving quest. Gather your team and head to Wizard Quest.
Wisconsin Deer Park
The Deer Park is a unique, cannot miss, family petting zoo adventure! With the options to pet the deer and take photos of them you will have memories to cherish.
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A place where weather has no limit. Vertical illusions has fun for summer and winter. From zip lining to rock climbing you will witness scenery like never before. Take a change on Vertical Illusions.
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Lost canyon Tours
Your carriage awaits, visit a slice of nature in the Lost Canyon Tours. An affordable experience for the family as they travel through the cliff walled roads in carriages pulled by horses.
Big Sky Drive In
This two for one outdoors movie experience is a do not miss. The kiddos can munch on their favorite treats and cozy up to a couple enjoyable movies here at Big Sky Drive In Theatre.
House on the Rock
If you’re interested in one of a kind attractions, the House on the rock will not disappoint! As most know it holds a giant carousal and much more interesting finds.
Tommy Bartlett Ski Show
Never before seen tricks and fun on the water are all of the things you should expect when you visit a Tommy Bartlett Show.
Dells Boat Tours
Glide over the water on the dells boat tours. These scenic tours are unforgettable! You will get to enjoy the historical, scenery that brought many visitors over long ago and still remain as beautiful as ever.
H.H Bennett Studio
Bring your kids to explore the natural landscapes and history of photography. Travel through time while viewing images of past wisconsin and the transitions it’s gone through.
Seth Peterson Cottage by Frank Lloyd Wright
If you have interest in beautiful architecture this is the place for you. The brilliant design will bring everyone to amazement while in its presence. It was designed in 1958 and still preserves the brilliance of the well known Frank Lloyd Wright.
Circus World Museum
This large attraction has been bringing people to the dells for years! It is said to be one of the greatest circuses in the world. From epic clowns to elephant rides there are many surprises that arise at the Circus World Museum.
Mirror Lake State Park
Outdoor enthusiast are very welcome here at Mirror Lake. Enjoy adventures from kayaking to biking on their beautiful trails. Called a relaxing place in the midst of the dells.
Located right next to the Wisconsin Deer Park is the hidden treasure of the Lost Temple. Inside you will adventure on to find the golden skull. It is truly fun for the whole family.
The Original Wisconsin Ducks
Travel back in time on the Original Wisconsin Ducks boat tour. This boat has no limits going from land to water in a matter of seconds. While on the tour you’ll learn astonishing history about how the vehicle was made and used back when it was created.