Sometimes you find yourself in need of a weekend vacation, whether it’s a romantic getaway, a trip with friends, or a much-needed family vacation to rest and recharge—and Wisconsin Dells, WI is one of the best places to do so! With endless family-friendly activities, outdoor recreation, and gorgeous state parks, you’ll find something to do no matter the season. Couple that with a wide variety of local restaurants, brewhouses, and a vibrant downtown area right near the Wisconsin River, and there’s always something going on in Wisconsin Dells!
There’s so much to do that you might find yourself needing a few pointers on what to squeeze in for a quick weekend itinerary, so we took on that task for you and compiled a perfect 3-day itinerary for your weekend visit to Wisconsin Dells. This is just a sampling of some of our city’s finest activities and things to check out while you’re visiting the Dells. Of course, these are just suggestions, and you might want to change it up depending on the season you’re visiting, but feel free to use this as a starting point for your Wisconsin Dells, WI itinerary!
Day One: Arrival and an Evening out in Wisconsin Dells
On the first day, you’ll arrive in town, and get to check out your fantastic accommodations at Spring Brook Vacation Home Resort. On this night, you can go out for a few drinks, dine out with your fellow vacationers, or make a family-friendly meal at home in your fully equipped kitchen.
Check-In to Spring Brook Vacation Home Resort
When you arrive and check in, you’ll immediately see our private vacation rentals in Wisconsin Dells are unlike any other. Offering private neighborhoods with homes spanning from 3-6 bedrooms, 2–3-bedroom condos, and a massive clubhouse complex with an indoor pool, outdoor pool, sauna, hot tub, and fitness center. Guests can enjoy access to a 7-acre fishing lake, snowmobile trails, book tee times at our onsite Spring Brook Golf Course, and dine at our Spring Brook Sports Grill which offers a wide variety of bar food and local brews. There’s plenty to discover right on the property, or you could opt to adventure in downtown Wisconsin Dells, as it’s only an eight-minute drive away!
Dine Out in Downtown Wisconsin Dells
There are several options to dine in Wisconsin Dells, but there are a few choice spots along the river that can be beautiful during any season, from outdoor patio seating in the summer to quaint views of the snow falling in the winter. For lovely views, try the River Walk Pub, Mexicali Rose, or The Boathouse. Low-key options include Pizza Villa, El Taco Loco, and the MACS Macaroni and Cheese Shop.
Day Two: Explore a Local Waterpark
In Wisconsin Dells, we’re world-famous for our waterparks, which continue all season long as we have a number of indoor waterparks for the wintertime. Whether it’s a fun family day out, or just a day with friends to get in touch with your inner child, you’re guaranteed to have a blast at an iconic Wisconsin Dells waterpark.
Popular Waterparks with Seasonal Indoor and Outdoor Parks
One of the most well-known parks offering a venue for each season is Mt. Olympus, the largest waterpark in the Dells. With a food court, drinks, and tons of water rides and activities, it’s easy to spend the entire day discovering the park. Other parks that have both indoor and outdoor locations include Kalahari Resort, Great Wolf Lodge, and Chula Vista Resort.
Visit a Wisconsin Dells Brewhouse
After finishing your fun day at the waterpark, you can dine out at one of Wisconsin Dells’ amazing restaurants or visit the family-friendly Moosejaw Pizza and Dells Brewing Co. for some quality brewed craft beers and a tasty pub n’ grub menu.
Day Three: Wrap Up Your Wisconsin Dells Adventure
Your last day in Wisconsin Dells is the perfect time to get a taste of the natural beauty of the area, from sweeping forests to our famous sandstone cliffs carved by glaciers millions of years ago.
Visit a Local State Park—Rocky Arbor, Mirror Lake, or Devil’s Lake
Rocky Arbor State Park is only ten minutes away, while Mirror Lake and Devil’s Lake are further south, but offer more hiking and seasonal kayaking in the summer. Mirror Lake even has an exquisite upscale restaurant with a fairytale treehouse feel, the Ishnala Supper Club. Whether you’re looking for something right in town or a bigger adventure, there’s something for you!
Reserve Your 3-Day Weekend Getaway at Spring Brook Vacation Home Resort Today!
The best thing about Wisconsin Dells is there’s something new to discover every visit, from the best family-friendly activities to the lively breweries and downtown area. If you’re looking for your home away from home in Wisconsin Dells, give us a call to learn more about our private vacation home rentals today!