Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Back To Nature In The Dells - Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

April 30, 2010

biking-wisconsin-dells-64Would you be surprised to know that visitors first came to Wisconsin Dells for a dose of back-to-nature? To think that well-heeled Chicagoans made the trip north by train so they could take a row boat tour of the Wisconsin River may seem a strange way to burn a few vacation days, but it was the Wisconsin Dells scenery that struck people as really special. As homage to those early visitors of the 1850s, and as encouragement to preserve the area's environmental legacy, consider these green travel tips from Travel Green Wisconsin, the group that certifies businesses who’ve made a commitment to sustainable practices, the next time you're in the Dells.

 

Green Travel Tips

  • Experience local culture. Seek out local foods, artists and one-of-a-kind places.
  • Hike, bike, walk or go camping in Wisconsin Dells. Be part of the natural beauty of the destination.
  • Turn off the lights and the air conditioning. Do your part when you leave your hotel room.
  • Don't litter.
  • Recycle. Look for recycle bins wherever you are.
  • Help stop the spread of invasive species. Buy firewood in Wisconsin Dells. Clean your boat after each outing.
  • Get the kids involved. Share ideas about ways to be part of preserving the Wisconsin Dells landscape.

 

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Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

701 Superior Street, PO Box 390
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-0390
(800) 223-3557
(608) 254-4293 (Fax)
 

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