8 Best Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells

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The Wisconsin Dells is a top family destination in the Midwest for year-round fun. It’s considered to be the waterpark capital of the world, thanks to the many thrilling indoor waterparks that help Midwesterners beat the cold and snowy winters. However, this is also a place where you can see unique entertainment performances, enjoy delicious home-cooked cuisine, sample local wines and distilled spirits, and find some unique shops for gifts and souvenirs. Naturally, there are lots of great resort options to choose from when you stay here. Here are the best resorts in the Wisconsin Dells for your next trip!

Baker's Sunset Bay Resort
Baker's Sunset Bay Resort

Baker's Sunset Bay Resort

This resort is a family-friendly place to stay that is considered to be a hidden gem in the Wisconsin Dells. Here you can book a standard hotel room, an efficiency room, a family suite, a romantic Jacuzzi suite, or a large unit that sleeps up to 12 people. The resort is about five minutes from other local attractions but on a quiet stretch of Lake Delton’s shoreline for a little peace and relaxation. On-site, you’ll find two swimming pools, a sandy beach, a kids’ splash pad, a hot tub, a sauna and an arcade. This is also a popular spot for meetings, family reunions, and other events. This is a great resort to stay at if you want to be close to the Dells but also in a quieter place away from all the traffic and noise of tourist crowds.

Key Amenities:

  • Kids’ splash pad and arcade

  • Pools, hot tub and sauna

  • Largest private sand beach

Cliffside Resort and Suites
Cliffside Resort

Cliffside Resort and Suites

The Cliffside Resort and Suites is a charming Eastern European-style seaside resort in the Wisconsin Dells that is family-owned and very charming. The resort embraces Polish traditions because of the Tylka family, who moved here from Poland and built the resort adjacent to their home in 1981. The rooms here have balconies that offer lovely views of the lake. The rooms have cable TV and other amenities. Meanwhile, the resort has heated outdoor and indoor pools that overlook the lake, a 60-foot water slide, a whirlpool and sauna, lakeside picnic areas, a paved walking and biking path, a fitness room, a common laundry area, and free parking. Your waterpark

Key Amenities:

  • Heated outdoor and indoor pools with water slide

  • Lakeside picnic areas and paved walking path

  • Noah’s Ark Outdoor Waterpark tickets included

Chula Vista Resort
Chula Vista Resort

Chula Vista Resort

The Chula Vista Resort is also a great choice in the Wisconsin Dells for families looking for waterpark fun. This resort has 200,000 square feet of waterparks but also an 18-hole golf course, miniature golf, a great spa, a top chophouse, and meeting facilities for business travelers. There’s also a 4-D Action Cinema, fitness center, kids’ activity center, and complimentary shuttle service available. You’ll be just minutes away from all of the area’s top attractions when you stay in one of the guest rooms, villas, suites, or condos here. Vacation and waterpark specials are offered here, and the onsite spa offers year-round hot springs, massages, facial treatments, and manicures and pedicures.

Key Amenities:

  • 18-hole golf course and miniature golf

  • On-site spa with hot springs and massages

  • Kids’ activity center

Wilderness Resort
Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort

Wilderness Resort

This is another waterpark resort in the Dells and one that is located on 600 acres with hotel rooms, villas, condos, and luxury cabins. There are actually four indoor and four outdoor waterparks at this large resort. You can also rent a poolside cabana to enjoy fun times with your family and friends. The accommodations here will suit any travel budget, with guest rooms, villas, condos and cabins on-site. Different specials and package deals are offered each month. For dining, you can enjoy delicious food at the Wild Canyon Café, Thirsty Buffalo Saloon, Field’s at the Wilderness, and Survivors Bar and Grill. The Wilderness Resort is also home to the Wild Rock Golf Club, indoor bumper boats and go-karts, mini golf, room escape games, a virtual reality experience, and a canopy zip line tour.

Key Amenities:

  • Four indoor and four outdoor waterparks

  • 18-hole championship golf course

  • Arcades with go-karts, mini-golf and sky ropes

Great Wolf Lodge
Climb the treehouse and slide your way down

Great Wolf Lodge

The Great Wolf Lodge is a great name to know if you enjoy waterparks, and there’s an excellent facility here in the Wisconsin Dells. This resort has an indoor waterpark and dry land adventures that are kid-friendly and adult-friendly too. The waterpark has nine pools, 13 slides and is 84 degrees year-round. Also included with your stay are kids’ activities, a fitness center and story time with character appearances for kids. There’s a luxury spa and also a kids’ spa here, and onsite dining options include the Lodge Wood Fired Grill, Bear Paw Sweets & Eats, and Hungry as a Wolf for pizza.

Key Amenities:

  • Indoor waterpark with heated pools and slides

  • On-site luxury spa for adults and kids

  • Arcade, treasure-seeking adventures and other kids’ activities

Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort
Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort

The Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort is also a wonderful Wisconsin Dells resort if you’re looking for a vacation condo experience. There are multiple room layouts here that include kitchens, fireplaces, and rooms that can sleep up to six people. Here you’ll also find tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, a basketball court, fitness facilities, a game room, and barbecue grills. The resort is about 10 minutes away by car from the top attractions of the Wisconsin Dells.

Key Amenities:

  • Condos with fireplaces, kitchens and rooms for up to six

  • Game room, tennis and basketball courts

  • Indoor and outdoor pools

Birchcliff Resort
Birchcliff Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Birchcliff Resort

If you want to stay in a cabin in the Wisconsin Dells, then the Birchcliff Resort is a great option. You’ll find this resort next to the Dells of Wisconsin River State Natural Area and about 1.5 miles from the downtown area of the Dells. Accommodations are suited in capacity for between two and 42 guests. The top things to do here are the heated outdoor pool, nightly community campfires, and short hikes to the beach on the Wisconsin River. There’s a petting zoo onsite for the kids and a recreation room with ping pong, darts, and more.

Key Amenities:

  • Cabins and lodge options for up to 42 guests

  • Heated outdoor pool and beach access on Wisconsin River

  • Petting zoo on-site

Kalahari Resort
Kalahari Resort

Kalahari Resort

Kalahari is also a good name to know for family vacations and also fun couples’ trips, and the Wisconsin Dells Kalahari Resort has large indoor and outdoor waterparks. Accommodations available include single rooms, two-bedroom suites, suites and villas with three to five bedrooms, and also lakeside villas. In addition to waterpark fun, you can also stay entertained with the Big Game Room, Adventurers’ Club, escape rooms, virtual reality experiences, spa, and many onsite dining options.

Key Amenities:

  • Safari-themed indoor and outdoor waterparks

  • Lakeside villas, suites and rooms

  • Game room, adventurer’s club and VR experiences

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