Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Reporters Find Lots to Love about the Dells

August 01, 2011

If Wisconsin Dells were a celebrity, we’d be one of those that always graciously poses for photos, signs autographs, thanks the fans and never forgets where they came from.  We may be the darling of lots of national media, but we’re still the Wisconsin Dells that generations have come to know and love – down to earth, a whole lot of fun and the epitome of “Wisconsin friendly.”

Thought you’d enjoy reading some of the reviews that have come our way in the past year.  And if these make you feel extra good about your choice to visit here, then we’re happy for you!

TripAdvisor Announces World's Best Travel Spots With 2010 Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards
“TripAdvisor.com released the results of its 2nd annual Travelers' Choice Destination Awards that named Wisconsin Dells the No. 1 family vacation destination in the United States and the No. 3 location in the world.  The winners were determined by a combination of travelers' destination comments, favorite places, and overall destination popularity on TripAdvisor.”

Surprising Summer Thrills – Scorpion’s Tail Waterslide, Noah’s Ark Waterpark
“After standing on a trap door in a clear enclosure, you fall six stories in one second, only to then be thrown into a looping loop.”
People Magazine

10 Great Places to Thrill to a Roller Coaster – Hades, Mt. Olympus
“You can learn mythology from this wooden coaster, which pays homage to the underworld with a 700-foot-long tunnel under the parking lot.  It comes up, turns around and dives underground again.”
USA Today

They Get Paid for That – Testing the Waterlides at Noah’s Ark Waterpark
“Nothing like playing at a waterpark all day, and if you’re the director of operations, every day is an excuse to get wet.”  “That was a good assignment…the best ever!”
The Today Show

Brewers and Twins Live from Wisconsin Dells!
“Several years ago when JustAgame Fieldhouse opened in downtown Wisconsin Dells, the community built for family vacations began to emerge as a Midwest capital for youth sports, as travel teams from around the country discovered a perfect fit for both fun and games.”
Fox Sports

20 Awesome Amusement Parks – Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort
“Show your family a screaming good vacation at one of these gravity-defying destinations.  At Wilderness Resort, eight waterparks, 3-D mini golf and a zipline are among the activities offered. “
Family Circle

Best Places to Get Snowed In – For Romance, Sundara Inn & Spa
“The real world can’t get past the front gate of Sundara Inn & Spa. And for most of us, that’s as clear a definition of romance as any.”
Midwest Living

The Dells, Minus the Kids
“Increasingly Wisconsin Dells is indulging grown-ups not only with an enviable number of pro-designed golf courses and world-class spas but with new activities involving things such as race cars and zip lines.”
Chicago Tribune

The Magic of the Dells
“The newest tricks at Wisconsin Dells – including a zip line, a fantasy game and an illusionist show – keep visitors high and dry.”
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It’s Always 80 at Indoor Parks
“Spring break is bound to have the indoor waterparks at Wisconsin Dells hopping with visitors.  And no matter what the temperature is outside, it’s always 80 degrees at the indoor waterparks.”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel



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