Our research is editorially independent but we may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.

20 Best Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells

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
Credit: Baker's Sunset Bay Resort by sunsetbayresort.com

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

Chula Vista Resort Chula Vista Resort
Credit: Chula Vista Resort by chulavistaresort.com

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
Credit: Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort by 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
Credit: Climb the treehouse and slide your way down by greatwolf.com

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

Kalahari Resort Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
Credit: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells by Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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

Glacier Canyon Lodge So much fun for families here
Credit: So much fun for families here by Glacier Canyon Lodge

Glacier Canyon Lodge

The Glacier Canyon Lodge is one of the accommodation options at the Wilderness Resort, which spans 600 acres in the Wisconsin Dells and is the largest waterpark resort in America. This particular lodge offers standard guest rooms up to three-bedroom condos. This is where the three-acre Lost World outdoor waterpark and Glacier Canyon Conference Center are located. It connects to the Wilderness Hotel by an indoor skywalk. Your stay here includes access to the waterparks, which is significant because there are four indoor ones and four outdoor ones. Meanwhile, families will love the other attractions, mega-arcades, spa, championship golf course, and onsite dining options too.

Key Amenities:

  • Lodge is connected to water parks

  • Waterpark admission included in the nightly rate

  • Onsite spa, golf course, attractions, and dining

Meadowbrook Resort A premier Northwoods water adventure theme resort
Credit: A premier Northwoods water adventure theme resort by meadowbrookresort.com

Meadowbrook Resort

For your trip to the Wisconsin Dells, you can stay at the Meadowbrook Resort, which is a Northwoods water adventure theme resort surrounded by nature. The resort is on 12 wooded acres and offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom lodge suites and cabins with their own kitchens. The resort is home to the Timber Camp Water Adventure Playland and is also just minutes from Noah’s Ark and other theme parks. This is a good option if you don’t want to be in a crowded waterpark hotel but still have water-themed fun to maximize your Dells experience. There is space here for family reunions and group meetings, as well as Dells’ packages available that include activities in the area.

Key Amenities:

  • A less crowded waterpark experience

  • Multi-bedroom suites and cabins with kitchens

  • Packages that include area attractions

Club Wyndham Glacier Canyon Kid-friendly destination with top-ranked indoor and outdoor water parks
Credit: Kid-friendly destination with top-ranked indoor and outdoor water parks by extraholidays.com

Club Wyndham Glacier Canyon

Club Wyndham Glacier Canyon is a Baraboo, Wisconsin resort near the Wisconsin Dells and its endless entertainment options. The resort offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites that sleep between four and up to 10 guests each. The suites are between 900 and 1,519 square feet in size. You’ll have your own full kitchen, separate living and dining areas, and a washer and dryer in your suite. Other perks of staying here are the fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and private balconies. Your stay here includes access to a resort activities program, Wilderness Territory Park, fitness center, pools, game room, and Wi-Fi.

Key Amenities:

  • Suites with kitchens and balconies

  • Fireplaces and whirlpool tubs

  • Access to a theme park and resort activities

Aloha Beach Resort & Suites Charm and convenience with great amenities
Credit: Charm and convenience with great amenities by alohabeachresort.com

Aloha Beach Resort & Suites

Spanning four floors with an elevator, the Aloha Beach Resort is a vacation destination that is charming and convenient. There are guest rooms on the first three floors, and the fourth floor gets lots of sunshine and has great views of the surrounding area. When you stay at Aloha Beach, you’ll have indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, bonfire pits, boat docks, a dry sauna, and a sandy beach to hang out on. There is also a game room, tiki shelter, an inflatable waterpark, and kayaks and paddle boats available for guests. Guests also get complimentary admission to the Timbavati Wildlife Park, which is close to the hotel and home to over 400 animals representing more than 70 different species. The hotel will provide you with wristbands for the floating waterpark, which is a unique feature of this hotel.

Key Amenities:

  • Unique floating waterpark

  • Free admission to the nearby wildlife park

  • Sandy beach, plus indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs

Delton Grand Resort and Spa Right along the shores of beautiful Lake Delton
Credit: Right along the shores of beautiful Lake Delton by deltongrandresort.com

Delton Grand Resort and Spa

Located along the shores of Lake Delton, the Delton Grand Resort and Spa is a great option for couples, families, and larger groups. Here you’ll find privately owned condos that have one to four bedrooms to give you a little extra space and privacy. It is a specialty lodging option that also works well for spa retreats, ladies’ getaways, and bachelorette parties. The Delton Grand is five blocks from the Wisconsin Dells Parkway and just minutes from the famous attractions, state parks, and ski hills. The resort amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, beaches, boat slips and piers, a spa, and lakefront fire pits.

Key Amenities:

  • Luxury villas that sleep up to 12 people

  • Spa in a lakefront building

  • Pools, boat slips, beaches, and fire pits

Sundara Inn & Spa An award-winning wellness retreat you'll love
Credit: An award-winning wellness retreat you'll love by sundaraspa.com

Sundara Inn & Spa

This resort stands out for its new suites that have private, oversized hot tubs and for its luxurious wellness offerings. The Sundara Inn & Spa offers seasonal spa treatments and wellness passports for members that include spa credits and other benefits. This is a philanthropy-minded and eco-friendly hotel geared towards adults. With your overnight stay, you’ll have unlimited access to water amenities, wellness activities, and tranquil spaces. Meanwhile, the suites have fireplaces, beautiful artwork, and designer spa bathrooms. Book this Wisconsin Dells-area resort for a girlfriends’ weekend or golf buddies getaway!

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with seasonal treatments

  • Suites with fireplaces and private hot tubs

  • Unlimited access to water and wellness activities

Natura Treescape Resort Natura Treescape Resort
Credit: Natura Treescape Resort by staynatura.com

Natura Treescape Resort

Situated within walking distance of Wisconsin Dells attractions, the Natura Treescape Resort has newly renovated hotel rooms and unique accommodations, such as tiny homes and treehouses. It has a natural waterpark lagoon that is unique and fun for the whole family. The lodging options include standard rooms, getaway homes, tiny homes, treehouses, and cabins. You’ll get free admission to the Timbvavati Wildlife Park during your stay and get to spend time in the two indoor and outdoor pools and whirlpool. Hot Rocks is the onsite restaurant offering a tiki-style dining experience and bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Unique tiny home and treehouse accommodations

  • Natural lagoon waterpark and restaurant onsite

  • Free admission to the wildlife park

Rivers Edge Resort Along the banks of the beautiful Wisconsin River and two miles from downtown
Credit: Along the banks of the beautiful Wisconsin River and two miles from downtown by riversedgeresort.com

Rivers Edge Resort

The River’s Edge Resort is two miles from downtown and along the banks of the Wisconsin River. This resort property has two outdoor pools, a bait shop, a sandy beach, boat rentals, and a bar and grill onsite. There are seven units here that overlook the river, each with a fireplace and kitchen. The units accommodate between four and six people and have patio doors that lead to the upper-level deck with awesome river views. Seasonal rates are available in-season and off-season if you’d like to stay in the Dells for a while. Fun things to do here include tubing down the river, kayaking or canoeing along the scenic bluffs, renting a pontoon or fishing boat, and swimming in the two outdoor pools.

Key Amenities:

  • Units with kitchens, fireplaces, and patios

  • Boat, kayak, and canoe rentals

  • Fully stocked bait shop on site

Island Pointe Resort A blend of modern luxuries with northwoods charm
Credit: A blend of modern luxuries with northwoods charm by Island Pointe Resort

Island Pointe Resort

The Island Point Resort is located on Lake Delton and has year-round cabin rentals available. It is on 15 acres of land with pine trees and two private sandy beaches. There are lots of amenities onsite, including a picnic area, playground, and heated outdoor pool. You can book a cabin or villa for your stay. The resort is geared towards families and bringing people together while making memories with the ones they love. For special events, there is a waterfront clubhouse that can accommodate up to 70 people and a deck overlooking the lake.

Key Amenities:

  • Cabins and villas for families

  • Two private sandy beaches

  • Pool, playground, picnic area, and event space

Atlantis Hotel Wisconsin Dells A prime place to stay if you love water parks
Credit: A prime place to stay if you love water parks by choicehotels.com

Atlantis Hotel Wisconsin Dells

Atlantis Hotel Wisconsin Dells is part of the Choice Hotels brand and has an onsite water park that is included with your stay and is open year-round. The onsite waterpark is best for kids under age 11 because of the water features and slides here. Guests also get free passes to the larger Noah’s Ark Adventure Park, just 0.4 miles away. For your trip, you can book a whirlpool suite, bunk bed suite, or two-room suite depending on your group. Most of the rooms have walk-out balconies, and free Wi-Fi is available to all guests.

Key Amenities:

  • Whirlpool and bunk bed suites are available

  • Onsite waterpark for young children

  • Free access to Noah’s Ark and discounted tickets to other attractions

Sandrift Resort Kids love staying at this family-friendly resort
Credit: Kids love staying at this family-friendly resort by sandriftresort.com

Sandrift Resort

The Sandrift Resort is a vacation spot with a sandy beach, boats, and a relaxed state of mind. There are nightly campfires that you can join here and many other updated amenities that the resort owners have taken on as new projects. The lodging units have fully furnished kitchens, while the property has a boat dock, fishing pier, and yard games. This lakeside resort also has space for picnicking, barbecuing, and playing volleyball. There are a bait shop and pontoon boat rentals available just a half block from the resort.

Key Amenities:

  • Units with full kitchens

  • Sandy beach area for picnicking and games

  • Boat rentals and bait shop nearby

Edge-O-Dells Resort A perfect option for adults on the edge of the Dells
Credit: A perfect option for adults on the edge of the Dells by edgeodells.com

Edge-O-Dells Resort

If you’re looking for an adults-only Wisconsin Dells experience, look no further than Edge-O-Dells. This is a 21+ resort open between April and October. It offers luxury cabins, renovated motel rooms, rental homes, and RV sites. There is a full restaurant and four bars onsite, as well as seasonal live music five nights a week. When you stay here, you’ll be just close enough to the Dells attractions but also far enough away to have a glamping-style trip.

Key Amenities:

  • 21+ resort for a relaxing adults-only vibe

  • Poolside cocktails and four onsite bars

  • Options to stay in a cabin, house, motel, or RV

Cliffside Resort and Suites Cliffside Resort and Suites
Credit: Cliffside Resort and Suites by Cliffside Resort and Suites

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

Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort, Wisconsin Dells
Credit: Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort, Wisconsin Dells by Mirror Lake & Tamarack Resort

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
Credit: Birchcliff Resort, Wisconsin Dells by Birchcliff Resort

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

Travel Deals

9-Day Southern Spain Tour w/ 3 Excursions Options

$2029+

Ireland | 8-Day Custom Golf Trip - Play the Best Courses

QUOTE

Hyatt Zilara Cancun All-Inclusive Resort | Mexico

$392+ pp/pn

Mega Airline Seat Sale | Top Airlines to Manila & Cebu

$729+

13-Day Poland & East Germany WWII Guided Tour

$3249+

Riggs Washington DC w/ Picnic Basket Lunch

$200+

9-Day Luxury Southern Africa Safari Cruise Package

$6986+

Air & 14-Day Enchanting New Zealand w/ 9 Tours

$5749+

15-Days - 5 Countries | Central Europe Guided Tour

$2399+

Hotel Theta New York | Save 15%

$225+

Coconut Bay All-Inclusive St. Lucia Resort

$369+

Air & 8-Day Lisbon to Madrid Escape Guided Tour

$1799+

Twin Fin Hotel, Honolulu | Save Up To 30%

$225+

Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco

$212+

Up to 50% Off Flights to Manila & The Philippines

$635+