Wisconsin Dells, WI. (WCIA)

Summer Road Trip to Wisconsin Dells

Here’s what you can expect if they visit this year, especially with COVID.

After a year of lockdowns and safer-at-home warnings, do you expect travelers to get back on the road again this summer?

• We know there is a pent-up demand for travel and summer vacations
o Especially family travel
o Multi-gen reunions with grandparents
o Weddings and pre-wedding gatherings
• Road-trips and car travel will continue to be popular this year as flight hesitancy looms

What can visitors expect this year when they visit Wisconsin Dells?

• We know travel may look a bit different for the time being. Still, there is plenty of fun to be had in Wisconsin Dells
• As mentioned, travel demand is high, so visitors can do a few things to help with their trip:
o Plan ahead- Order or free VG and utilize or trip builder tool on Wisdells.com
 Pick your attractions, restaurants, and accommodations before visiting
o Know wait times and lines will be longer, many businesses are still ramping up their staff, so please exercise patience
o Visit mid-week as an option to evade crowds/lines
o Whenever possible, purchase tickets online to skip the line
o Utilize different dining options like take-out, delivery

Aside from waterparks, what is new in Wisconsin Dells this summer?

Family Fun:
• Chula Vista Resort – opened Soar Like an Eagle, you zipline superhero style while flying down the zipline at speeds of 25 MPH (open-now)
• Wizard Quest, an interactive gaming experience, is upgrading this fall to a new space three times the size and will offer new and heightened quests and fantasy experiences (November)

Couples and Adults:
• Trappers Turn Golf Club will debut a 12-hole short course this summer along with a 1- acre fully lit putting course. – great for families who want to learn or try golf (mid-summer)
• Asgard Axe Throwing downtown opened a vintage adult arcade (open now)

Multi-Gen Travel:
• International Crane Foundation – Newly opened after a $10 million renovation (open now)
• Mid-Continent Railway Museum – underwent a massive exhibit expansion, the largest the museum has undergone in 40 years. (open now)