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Meadowbrook Resort

Meadowbrook Resort

Meadowbrook Resort

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Meadowbrook Resort Map
Address:
1533 River RdWisconsin Dells 53965
Phone:
(608) 253-3201
(877) 993-3557
Open:
Year-round
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Overview
Our tall timber lodge features 36 suites w/handcrafted log furnishings and mini-kitchens. Constructed of Canadian cedar timber, it is reminiscent of the charm & grandeur of a national park lodge. Kids love our bunkhouse suites with their own kiddie log cabin inside. Many other room types including log cabins nestled under towering pines. Ideal for family reunions. Call or see our web site for package deals.
Classic Experience

It started out as an eight-room tourist hotel at the bend in the road on Hwy. 13. Visitors were apt to arrive by train, greeted by a staff member who would ferry them to the resort in a Chrysler "woodie" station wagon. It wasn't unusual for guests to stay a week or two.  Old times tell of Al Capone and Charlie Chaplin vacationing here.  On Medowbrook's 50th anniversary, the Kalcik family purchased it and undertook a full renovation, but still keeping the original lodge.  This is a favorite for family reunions, with its northwoods charm, indoor and outdoor pools and eco-friendly philosophy.

Water Activities:

Indoor Activities:

The Mount Gushmore Dam
Watch our busy beavers constructing a dam at the summit of "Mount Gushmore." But, beware when the dam breaks, there's gushes of water fun that spills into beaver valley.

Beaver Valley Sawmill
A water activity featuring "The Rusty Ripsaw" toddler slide, "Crooked Cavern Crawlthrough" and interactivity hoses and spray features.

Baby Bears Bubbling Brook
A play, slide and spray feature just for the little ones.

Sawdust Springs Area
Where adults can rest while bubbling jets relax you as the kids play.

Outdoor Activities:

Hollow Tree Swimmin' Hole
A watery outdoor activity pool with 2 "Slippery Hickory" tree slides bursting water from its branches, a "Flower Shower" and bubbling geysers.

Sparkling Pool
A very large 3' - 4 1/2' deep outdoor swimming pool perfect to stretch out in or swim laps.

 
Convention Overview
Let our spacious grounds & warm hospitality host your next group gathering. Family reunions are our specialty. Religious, Scout, & Youth Groups. Bus Tours. Unique settings for Team Building Activities. Business Meetings & Retreats.
Meadowbrook Resort Convention Amenities
  • Hotel / Resort
  • Waterpark - Outdoor
Meadowbrook Resort Rooms and Facilities
Room NameDimensionsSquare FeetCeiling HeightTheatre NumberClassroom NumberBanquet NumberConference Number
Pow-wow Roomn/a864n/a90808060
Patio (outside of Pow-wow Room)n/an/an/a00600
Gazebon/an/an/a00600
 
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Meadowbrook Resort Stories
04/14/2013We recently stayed at Meadowbrook with my two young grandchildren. They loved the pool with the bubblers and bears!! Service was great. Rooms were large and immaculate. Very warm and inviting atmosphere. Will definitely go back again.
-jennifermadison,wi
03/13/2013I loved,loved my stay at Meadowbrook Resort last year. It was friendly, safe and clean. Staff was super friendly and helpful with directions. Will definitely make plans to stay there again.
-Patriciachicago,il
06/30/2011We recently stayed at the Meadowbrook Resort and loved it! The resort was very clean, beautifully decorated, family-friendly and quiet. From the moment we pulled up in front of the resort, we knew it was right for us. We loved the activities they had in the evening for families--the bonfires and kids movies in the lobby. We were very pleased with the cleanliness of the pools. We give Meadowbrook a thumbs up!! We will definitely go back!
-nancywhite bear lake,mn
04/07/2010I LOVE THIS PLACE! We stayed here 2 years ago. It was the best experience I have had at a hotel in the Dells. I don't enjoy the big loud water resorts. This place is so quite and relaxing. I accually took about 20 pictures of our room! It was so beautiful. The grounds are great for walks or just sitting taking in nature. It is extremely kid friendly, from the nightly kid's movies and fire rings for cooking s'mores, to the indoor pool "just in case" it rains. With the playground and 2 outdoor pools. I even found myself sitting in there lobby just for some quite alone time. I am going back this year and am doing the package option. Very impressive!
-AnnamarieBurlington,IL
07/23/2009We had a lot of fun, walking late at night and also, rest because the kids were having fun in the pool
-leticiaChicago,Il

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Wisconsin Dells Rituals06/01/2010You asked for it, you got it. Our picks for the must-do Dells vacation rituals.Read More
Wisconsin Dells Rituals
06/01/2010

wisconsin-dells-tours-17Ride a DUCK

See the Dells in amusing style. The banter of the drivers is good clean comedy, and the scenery on land and water is a sight to behold, up close and personal.

 

 

 

wisconsin-dells-fudge-17Eat fudge

Let Dells homemade fudge melt in your mouth. Buy a caramel apple, dipped multiple times for good measure, for midnight snacking.

 

 

 

 

tommy-bartlett-show-wisconsin-dellsSee the Tommy Bartlett Show

Honestly, the Tommy Bartlett Show is synonymous with Wisconsin Dells and is one of the most fun Wisconsin Dells attractions. Remember, don't try all those tricks at home. Leave it to the professionals.

 

 

 

wisconsin-dells-attractions-17Take up mini-golfing and go-karting in the Dells

In addition to being the "The Waterpark Capital of the World!®", the Dells is also considered the country's mini-golf and go-kart capital.

 

 

 

 

 

Jump in the water

Could be at one of the many Wisconsin Dells water parks, a lake, a motel or a campground. Just make certain to get wet before you leave.

 

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Present Day Personalities: All In The Family 04/01/2010Wisconsin Dells is the kind of place that just seems to nurture original thinkers. Some might label them "characters," but plenty of visitors to the area think of them more as "vacation geniuses." Care to meet a few?Read More
Present Day Personalities: All In The Family
04/01/2010

meadowbrook-resort-wisconsin-dellsScott Kalcik and Family

When you think of classic Wisconsin Dells resorts, Meadowbrook Resort has got to be at the top of the list. This tall timber lodge has been run by the Kalcik family, originally from Chicago, for the last 35 years. In fact, Scott Kalcik recounts, "I was just six years old when my parents purchased Meadowbrook and they put me right to work." He said that instilled in him the kind of work ethic Wisconsin Dells business owners are known for. How fitting that this Wisconsin Dells resort, which has grown from the original lodge to now include rows of neatly maintained cabins and indoor and outdoor water activities, hosts more than 150 family reunions each year.

 

del-bar-wisconsin-dells-22Jane and Jeff Wimmer

With 25 years under their belt as owners of the Dells Del-Bar restaurant, Jane and Jeff Wimmer could write the manual on the finer points of running a classic Wisconsin supper club. Jane explains that, for a supper club experience to be authentic, it should have a leisurely feel to it, with guests starting at the bar for a before-dinner cocktail, then being escorted to their table to enjoy a multiple course meal. "Years ago, after working hard all week, people dressed up and spent the entire evening with us." Remarkably, even with today's travelers being so time-crunched, Del-Bar guests still make it a point to spend the entire evening at the Wisconsin Dells restaurant.

 

wisconsin-dells-shopping-downtownArnie and Ben Borcher

Ben Borcher is a fourth-generation retailer in the Dells. His great grandparents came from Germany and settled in what was then known as Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Aside from running some of the Dells' most popular retail outlets downtown, Ben and father Arnie share two other distinctions: Both are former volunteer firemen and both served as mayor of Wisconsin Dells. Today, Ben handles the day-to-day operations for Bailey's Landing and the Winnebago Gift Shop, two establishments known for their selection of fashionable moccasins and turquoise jewelry, and the upscale apparel store Alpha Beta Karma. But father Arnie is always close by for a word of advice or a bit of reminiscence about the early days of tourism in downtown Dells. One other note, Ben's sister Jane Heller is also a local business person running two sweet shops – Swiss Maid Fudge and Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge.

 

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Waterpark Essentials: Must-Haves To Make The Most Of Your Day In The Dells05/15/2010Heading to a water park? Then this checklist is a must-read.Read More
Waterpark Essentials: Must-Haves To Make The Most Of Your Day In The Dells
05/15/2010

dells-water-park-must-haves-55Pack Light — Leave valuables at home. If you're wearing your swimsuit, pack dry clothes for the ride home.

Parking Location — Write down where you parked your car and tuck the note inside your beach bag. With so much fun to think about, this would be an easy one to forget.

Sunscreen — When you're running around having a ball, it's easy to ignore the effects of the sun. Apply waterproof sunscreen generously and often. Remember, this applies to a lot of indoor waterparks, too!

Footwear — With literally acres of waterslides to experience, your feet will be on the move. Swim socks are a good investment, because you can keep them on during the rides. Or bring along flip flops that can be stowed in special shelving units set up at the base of most rides.

Sun Glasses with Strap — Give your eyes a break. Sun reflecting off water makes sun glasses more than merely a fashion statement. They're great for people watching too.

Swimsuits, Cover-ups, Towels — No directions required.

Quarters — Handy storage lockers for all your other essentials are plentiful. All they require are a few quarters. Nice value!

Extra Set of Car Keys — After a long day of fun, no one wants to find they've misplaced their car keys.

 

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Healthiest Workouts In Wisconsin Dells05/11/2010Visitors looking for a workout in Wisconsin Dells have a nice variety to choose from, thanks to Mother Nature and human creativity.Read More
Healthiest Workouts In Wisconsin Dells
05/11/2010

Wisconsin Dells HikingVisitors looking for a workout in the Dells have a nice variety to choose from, thanks to Mother Nature and human creativity.

  • Hiking - The Ice Age National Scenic Trail at Devil's Lake State Park is a must.
  • Canoeing - Both Mirror Lake State Park and Devil's Lake State Park are favorites for canoeing and kayaking.
  • Rock Climbing - Climbing enthusiasts will find plenty of challenges at Devil's Lake State Park.
  • Swimming - Lake Delton, Mirror Lake and the Wisconsin River are inviting places to cool off on a warm summer afternoo n.

 

Cascade Mountain Skiing

 

  • Skiing - Cascade Mountain has 36 downhill ski trails offering lots of skiing variety and skill levels. If cross-country is more your style, you'll enjoy Mirror Lake State Park's or Devil's Lake State Park's groomed cross-country ski trails.
  • Riding all the Waterslides - You'd be amazed at the energy expended when chasing waves down a waterslide - and we've got 200+ at our Wisconsin Dells water parks to choose from!

 

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Spring Break In The Dells Is An Event Unto Itself 04/01/2010It's amazing how spring break has taken off in this most unlikely of places.Read More
Spring Break In The Dells Is An Event Unto Itself
04/01/2010

Automotion Wisconsin DellsOfficially, the Dells hosts one spring event and it's called Automotion. It's a great little car show that's turned into a great big car show. Unofficially, they host a second spring event, and it's called spring break. Who would have thought even five years ago that Wisconsin Dells would be a hot spring break destination? Mind you, we're not talking exclusively college students. We're talking families, and lots of them.

 

 

 

 

Indoor Water Parks Wisconsin DellsIt started innocently enough, according to Romy Snyder, who heads up the local Visitor Bureau. Families with school-age children, from grade-schoolers to teenagers, were looking for a place to chill out during the school break without getting on a plane or a cruise ship. The indoor Wisconsin Dells water park resorts were just the ticket. "It was a 'perfect storm' scenario -- close by, good value, enough variety to satisfy the entire family and the world's best water parks. And when it caught on, this place was jumping," said Snyder.

So, if you're looking for a cure for cabin fever that's kid-friendly and parent-approved, the Dells may be the hot spot you've been looking for. A word of advice -- make your reservations early. That way you won't disappoint the kids.

 

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