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Top 13 Water Park Hotels in Wisconsin

A water park vacation brings the opportunity to enjoy lots of thrills and opportunities for relaxation and provides the ideal escape. While it’s a great way for a family to have a good time together, it can be fun for a group of adult friends too. Whether you want to cool off during a hot summer or have fun during the colder months of the year, Wisconsin has lots of options. These resorts provide the perfect place to stay while hosting their own water parks, many of which provide features like lazy rivers, exciting slides, and sparkling pools, indoors and out.

Kalahari Resort - Wisconsin Dells Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
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Kalahari Resort - Wisconsin Dells

Kalahari Resort offers something for all ages, ensuring a good time for all. A mega-resort, it hosts both indoor and outdoor water parks, an indoor pool with a swim-up bar, and a 21+ outdoor pool area. There’s an indoor theme park with mini-golf and a bowling alley, family activities like cookie decorating, a golf simulator, and a full-service spa too. Plus, guests get free passes to the Tommy Bartlett’s Thrill Show. Dining can be enjoyed at nine different restaurants, while rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, minifridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers. There’s a safari theme here throughout, and on weekends the hotel even brings in lion and tiger cubs for photo-ops.

Blue Harbor Resort - Sheboygan Blue Harbor Resort
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Blue Harbor Resort - Sheboygan

Blue Harbor Resort, on the western shore of Lake Michigan, is a big hit with families and family reunions, featuring a 43,000-square-foot indoor water park with a pool and fun slides. Other activities include mini-golf, an arcade, and, you can even go charter fishing or hit the hiking trails that wind around the lake. Afterward, relax at the spa and enjoy multiple dining options, including a cafe, a bar-and-grill, and a casual eatery on-site. Rooms have balconies or patios with picturesque views and standard amenities like flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, mini fridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers. There are also options with fireplaces, Jacuzzis, and bunk beds, as well as two- and four-bedroom villas with full kitchens.

Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park Resort - Wisconsin Dells Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park
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Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park Resort - Wisconsin Dells

Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park Resort includes a 120,000-square-foot indoor park with more than 40 water slides. There’s a fast-moving tubing river, a wrecked pirate ship playground, a huge pool with smaller slides, and multiple hot tubs for relaxation. As one of the best theme parks in America, the outdoor park offers a long list of attractions, including raft rides, raft slides, and racing slides. There are other activities too, including roller coasters, bumper cars, go-karts, mini-golf and rock climbing. The resort features over 1,600 rooms that offer plenty of space for families and have all the essentials.

Timber Ridge Lodge & Water Park - Lake Geneva Timber Ridge Lodge & Water Park
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Timber Ridge Lodge & Water Park - Lake Geneva

Timber Ridge Lodge & Water Park is one of the most popular water park properties in the state with a 50,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor water park. There’s a lazy river, water slides with twists and turns that end in a massive splash in a heated pool, interactive splash pools, and more. Little ones will enjoy the Tiny Timbers area which has swings, slides, spouts, and a mushroom waterfall. Lodge guests get four free water park passes with a one-bedroom suite or six free passes with a two-bedroom suite. All have private covered patios, full-size kitchens, whirlpool tubs, and separate living rooms with flat-screen TVs and fireplaces.

Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort - Wisconsin Dells Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort
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Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort - Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Dells’ Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort is the largest waterpark resort in the country. There are four indoor and four outdoor water parks, totaling up to over a dozen football fields. They include a lazy river, body slides, Wild West Indoor Cabanas, a swim-up bar, a rope challenge, and more. It also includes one of America’s top spas, 3D mini-golf, a go-kart trail, a laser tag arena, and rock climbing walls. Accommodation is in rooms, condos, villas, and cabins, all of which come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Some have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and/or kitchens.

Chula Vista Resort, Trademark Collection by Wyndham - Wisconsin Dells Chula Vista Resort
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Chula Vista Resort, Trademark Collection by Wyndham - Wisconsin Dells

One of the most popular resorts with a water park among families with children, Chula Vista Resort is a sprawling property with 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor water parks. There’s a wave pool, sports pool, and over two dozen slides with loops, curves, and 30-foot drops. A wealth of other features are included too like an 18-hole golf course and driving range, an interactive arcade, a lavish spa with outdoor hot springs, and eight dining options ranging from a steakhouse and Mexican to pizza delivery. Plus there is a wide range of accommodation options, including spacious rooms, luxury condos, and villas that accommodate as many as eight guests.

Metropolis Resort - Eau Claire Metropolis Resort
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Metropolis Resort - Eau Claire

Guests can have a great time at Metropolis Resort no matter what the weather is outside. It hosts the indoor Chaos Waterpark with a lazy river, hot tub, and water slides like the Twister and Hurricane. Younger ones can enjoy the Monsters Lagoon Kiddie Area. Plus, there are activities like mini-golf, batting cages, laser tag, and indoor go-karts at the Action City Fun Center. A gym and multiple restaurants and bars are included as well. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, minifridges, and microwaves. Some come with bunk beds, and if you book a higher-end suite you’ll get a fireplace and whirlpool tub.

Great Wolf Lodge - Wisconsin Dells Great Wolf Lodge
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Great Wolf Lodge - Wisconsin Dells

A popular chain when it comes to waterparks and a wealth of amenities, Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells features an indoor water park and adventures to enjoy on dry land too. There are nine pools and more than a dozen slides at the water park and guests can also enjoy a luxury spa, a spa just for the kids, a fitness center, kids’ activities, story time with characters, and multiple dining options, from the Lodge Wood Fired Grill to Hungry as a Wolf, the place to go for pizza. Suites all include microwaves, minifridges, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi. Some include balconies, whirlpool tubs, or fireplaces. If you want something unique there are faux caves and log cabins too.

Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel - Wisconsin Dells Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel
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Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel - Wisconsin Dells

The Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel includes two indoor mini-waterparks, including the Aquakingdom which features a whirlpool, two tunnel water slides, and a water basketball court. The Coral Reef has a five-foot-deep pool with a spraying seashell and slides for the little ones. Volcano Island is the outdoor water park with a lap pool, Jacuzzi, waterfalls, and a body slide. The variety of rooms includes themed options like Roman Palace Suite and Tropical Volcano Suite as well as kids’ suites that have bunk beds and whirlpool rooms with bedside Jacuzzi tubs.

Grand Marquis Waterpark Hotel - Wisconsin Dells Grand Marquis Waterpark Hotel & Suites
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Grand Marquis Waterpark Hotel - Wisconsin Dells

The Grand Marquis Waterpark Hotel is ideal for families with young children. It has an indoor waterpark with four waterslides, a wading pool, a toddler pool, a five-foot-deep swimming pool, and a whirlpool OUtside, you’ll find a shallow pool for the kids with a dinosaur slide, a larger chute slide for older kids, a huge waterfall water basketball, and a huge waterfall. Barbecue grills and picnic tables are provided for cookouts too. Rooms include basic family suites and more luxurious options, like the deluxe whirlpool suite with bedside Jacuzzi tubs.

Natura Treescape Resort - Wisconsin Dells Natura Treescape Resort
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Natura Treescape Resort - Wisconsin Dells

The unique Natura Treescape Resort is built around a natural lagoon and stands out from the rest with water that’s filtered naturally and 100 percent chemical-free. The lagoon area has a lazy stream, a grotto, and a waterfall along with a small sandy beach and flat rocks for leaping into the water. Inside, there are two pools for swimming and a whirlpool for relaxing soaks. Guests also enjoy free admission to Timbavati Wildlife Park, while rooms are wide-ranging, including everything from deluxe rooms with bunk beds and free-standing treehouses to personal lodges and micro homes.

Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center - Green Bay Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center
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Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center - Green Bay

The Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center is just over a 5-minute drive from downtown Green Bay and offers a water park with two three-story slides, an interactive water playground for the little ones, a lazy river, and a whirlpool. When it’s time to get out of the water, there’s more entertainment at the arcade which has over 70 arcade games. Dining options include Caribou Restaurant, known for its signature prime rib, and the Yukon Jax Bar and Grill. Rooms have standard amenities like minifridges, microwaves, coffeemakers, and TVs. Suites have whirlpool tubs and some include loft-style bedrooms and fireplaces.

Cliffside Resort - Wisconsin Dells Cliffside Resort
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Cliffside Resort - Wisconsin Dells

Located along Lake Delton, Cliffside Resort offers it all when it comes to family vacations. It has indoor and outdoor pools with hot tubs as well as a great water slide – guests also get passes to a popular water park nearby. There’s a pier that extends into the lake for fishing, a sandy beach, a picnic area, fire pits for relaxing under the stars, and a game room too. Rooms have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, minifridges, and coffeemakers. Some come with balconies boasting lake views.

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