Wow, that was fast, huh? Seems like June was just yesterday. Yet, here we are making Labor Day plans and getting the kiddos ready for back-to-school (And many kids have been back in school for a week or so already. Poor buggers.). This is the final entry on School’s Out! You know what they say,... Read more »
Didn't make it up to the Wisconsin Dells
this summer like you'd planned? There is still time for one last family hurrah before you settle back into the old school routine. Why not plan a quick getaway up to the Wisconsin Dells to officially say so long to summer? Here are five reasons to make this trip. Now. While you are thinking of it. Before summer really is over (boo hoo)...
So maybe your Wisconsin Dells summer getaway just isn’t going to happen. No big deal — there are plenty of upcoming events that will make a fall trip to the Dells worthwhile. Here are some fall highlights to mark on your calendar. Wo-Zha-Wa Days. From September 13-15, Downtown Wisconsin Dells marks the end of summer... Read more »
Is it just me or has this summer been lightening fast? Maybe it has literally been the crazy amount of extreme heat that we’ve seen in the Midwest lately, but June and July have really flown by. August is around the corner. It is now or never of summer fun, friends. As we start to... Read more »
The Wisconsin Dells has a long and storied history. During our visits, we’ve found that locals and happy to share stories from “the olden days.” Here are some cool historical notes and other local claims to fame that I thought were pretty interesting. Noah’s Ark Waterpark is the largest outdoor waterpark in the world. According to... Read more »
The shine doesn't always shine in the Wisconsin Dells
-- even in the summertime. Will dreary weather ruin your family trip to the Dells? Not a chance. One of the best parts of a Dells vacation is that the weather can't really interfere with your family fun. The Wisconsin Dells
has tons of indoor waterparks and other attractions for visitors to choose from -- rain or shine.
If you do end up with a rainy day on your Dells vacation, I have a few specific suggestions for indoor fun...
If you get a chance to make it up to the Wisconsin Dells this summer, you must put a trip to the Wisconsin Deer Park on your itinerary. Trust me when I tell you that this is something that you’ve never experienced before. The Wisconsin Deer Park features a variety of animals including emu, peacocks,... Read more »
My favorite holiday of the entire year is almost here — Happy 4th of July! What’s not to like about this holiday? The weather is fantastic. We are looking forward to enjoying some time together, complete with great food, friends and family entertainment. Plus, this holiday always serves as a reminder to me that summer... Read more »
A couple of weeks ago, I shared some of our go-to spots for Wisconsin Dells dining. Although we love our usual standbys, we also like to mix things up and try something new from time to time (that’s how we discovered the High Rock Cafe, one of our absolute favorite spots). I want to tell... Read more »
When you vacation in the Wisconsin Dells
, you work up a serious appetite. Trust me on this. Hours of family fun at the waterpark capital of the world really burns through the calories.
The little water-logged people in your life are going to be frequently exclaiming: "Mom, we are hungry!"
So what are your options when it comes to dining in the Dells? Dining in the Wisconsin Dells area is a casual, family-friendly affair for the most part (and let's be honest -- if you are traveling with your kids, you aren't in the market for a fine dining experience).
Here are some of our favorite picks from the vast selection of Wisconsin Dells eateries.
I definitely recommend starting your day with full bellies (because your kids are going to burn a crazy amount of calories). Paul Bunyan's Northwood's Cook Shanty
is an iconic Wisconsin Dells Eatery. If this is your first trip to the Dells, you have to make a stop here (come hungry -- really hungry). We also like Mr. Pancake
for your basic pancakes, waffles and omelets...