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Woodside Sports Complex is the Largest All Turf multi-sport facility in the midwest. Just minutes from the Wisconsin Dells, Woodside Sports features 4 All Turf baseball and 4 All Turf softball fields. Woodside Sports Complex includes full concessions, berm seating, restrooms and so much more! Tournaments offered for all ages. Facility opened June 2013 in Mauston, WI. Woodside Sports Complex a "Sportcation for the entire family!"
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Just in the last few months another handful of new businesses have opened, ranging from a gourmet mac and cheese restaurant to hunting and fishing options to two cloverleaves of baseball diamonds.
First up, food, as in that gooey guilty pleasure known as mac and cheese. MACS Macaroni and Cheese Shop, located in the downtown river district right on Broadway, has a menu loaded with options for both grown-up and kid tastes. For gourmands, there are flavor combos like Memphis Mac with three kinds of cheeses, pulled pork, BBQ sauce and onions, and Popeye’s Mac, with spinach, caramelized onions and mushrooms added to provolone and mozzarella. Kids will likely go for the Mama’s Mac with a trio of cheeses smothering a fried hot dog. Tip: The interior design of this diner is worth a visit, with its contemporary industrial feel punctuated with funky artwork, retro chairs and reclaimed barn wood for tables and countertops.
Just a few doors down from MACS is the new Dells Distillery, a Western-themed restaurant and bar that already has a fan following for its specialty tator tot creations which range from Cheeseburger Tots to Philly Tots. There’s also a full menu of sandwiches featuring the restaurant’s signature fire-braised meats, and a kids’ menu too. As for libations, the Dells Distillery has its own distilled vodka, whiskey, brandy and rum, and they’re even offering a VIP Barrel Service where they’ll tap a keg right at your table.
The popular Noodles & Company has opened a location in Lake Delton. Take your pick from Pad Thai to Bangkok Curry to Spaghetti & Meatballs, plus sandwiches like the Wisconsin Cheesesteak, and soups and salads. It’s a nice stop-over if you’re shopping at nearby stores or bowling a few games or biding your time between the kids' youth sports practices.
Speaking of youth sports, eight baseball diamonds have opened at the Woodside Sports Complex in nearby Mauston. The complex is the largest all-turf, multi-sport facility in the Midwest with four all-turf baseball and four all-turf softball fields. Full concessions and berm seating make this a nice spot for family spectators turning a baseball tournament into a Wisconsin Dells “sportcation.”
For those who know just how good Wisconsin Dells is for fishing, you may fall for this new attraction hook, line and sinker, so to speak. It’s Red Beard Bowfishing and here’s how it works: A bowfishing captain takes you out on the Wisconsin River where you go after carp using a traditional bow, crossbow or throwing spear. If you’re visiting the Dells with a group of friends, consider a private charter.
This next attraction has bookings mid-September through mid-December – it’s deer hunting at Big Racks Hunt Club. The owners bill it as a chance to hunt a giant Wisconsin whitetail while the rest of the family splashes around at a waterpark. Tree stands dot the acres of jack pine, oak and maple trees at this private hunt club and it’s less than 10 minutes from the Dells proper. Be sure to check out the trail cam photos on their web site.
Add to these the previously announced world’s first all-wooden looping roller coaster at Mt. Olympus Theme Park & Water Park, Paul Bunyan’s Northwoods Lumberjack Show, impressive animal exhibits at Timbavati Wildlife Park, plus fall-themed attractions at Country Bumpkin Farm Market, and it’s difficult to argue with the assertion that a Wisconsin Dells fall getaway is in order.
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