It’s that time of year again when the unofficial start to summer kicks off on Memorial Day weekend, and there’s no better place to plan a vacation than Wisconsin Dells! A perfect blend of family-friendly fun and relaxation, there’s something to do whether the entire family is in tow or if you’re just escaping for the weekend with a few friends. Kids adore local activities like our magnificent water and theme parks, while adults will love the robust dining scene and catching some sun at the pool. There’s also a wealth of recreational activities to partake in, from kayaking on Mirror Lake to catching a touring show at The Palace Theater. Treat yourself to vacation this Memorial Day weekend in Wisconsin Dells!
Experience the Thrills of Summer Waterparks
Wisconsin Dells is iconic for our collection of epic waterparks, from indoor facilities that are perfect for a winter escape, to outdoor parks that were made for exploring in the summer sunshine. The good news is that often Memorial Day is opening weekend for outdoor waterparks! Mt. Olympus is a well-known spot that includes an outdoor theme park, and you can buy joint tickets for a two-for-one experience. Other famed parks in the area include Noah’s Ark Waterpark, Wilderness Resort Waterpark, and the Kalahari Outdoor Waterpark. We’ve been given the nickname “The Waterpark Capital of the World”, so this activity is not to be missed, and is sure to be a popular pastime this Memorial Day weekend!
Explore Downtown Wisconsin Dells
Take a sunset walk on the local River Walk, which offers benches for picnicking along the way. The main strip of Broadway offers plentiful entertainment options, from activities like the Ripley’s Believe it Or Not Museum, and the Asgard Underworld Arcade Bar, where you can play old-school arcade games with appetizers and drinks. There’s also an escape room, laser tag, and ax throwing to be found downtown if you want to get adventurous! The downtown area is also where many of the boat tours on the Wisconsin River depart, which can be a great way to get in some Memorial Day fun while learning about the local topography.
Discover Stunning Local State Parks
Wisconsin Dells is nearby three beautiful state parks, all of which will likely be a popular way to get out into nature on Memorial Day weekend. Rocky Arbor State Park can be found right in town and has a lovely nature walk along with restrooms, a short nature trail, and a playground. Just a short drive south you’ll find both Mirror Lake State Park and Devil’s Lake State Park. Both offer gorgeous lakes with seasonal canoe and kayak rentals, as well as swimming beaches and picnic areas. Load up the car with sandwiches and snacks and prepare to spend a day soaking up stunning scenery that includes sandstone bluffs and quartzite cliffs.
Enjoy Outdoor Recreation in Wisconsin Dells
Besides the local state parks, there are a ton of other outdoor activities to be enjoyed in Wisconsin Dells this Memorial Day. The area is home to many golf courses, such as the Wild Rock Golf Club, Trappers Turn Golf Club, and Cold Water Canyon Golf Course. For those looking for a bit of family fun, you’ll find local mini-golf at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, or the Timber Falls Adventure Park, which has a whopping 54-holes! Our Spring Brook Golf Course offers nine scenic holes, and when you stay with us, you can walk right to your tee time—no driving required!
Indulge in Memorial Day Dining
From upscale eateries like the Ishnala Supper Club located in Mirror Lake State Park to casual spots like The River Walk Pub, there’s something for everyone in Wisconsin Dell’s dining scene. Patios become popular as this weekend heralds the upcoming summer, and popular spots include Mexicali Rose and The Keg and Patio. If you’re looking to celebrate the long weekend with drinks and live music, try venues like the Riverfront Terrace, the Showboat Saloon, Mama’s Garage, Nig’s Bar, and Boomtown Saloon Country Bar. Wherever you decide to dine out on Memorial Day in Wisconsin Dells, you’re bound to have a good time—and when you stay with us at Spring Brook, you’ll also be within easy reach of our very own Spring Brook Sports Bar and Grill, offering a variety of tasty bites and brews with high-definition TVs.
Reserve Your Wisconsin Dells Memorial Day Vacation Rental Today!
At Spring Brook, we offer an impressive list of amenities perfect for a Memorial Day getaway, including our massive clubhouse complex, outdoor pool, 7-acre fishing lake, golf course, and sports bar—and that’s just the beginning of what is bound to be an unforgettable vacation. Give us a call to learn more about reserving a vacation rental or condo with us for Memorial Day weekend today!