Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Wisconsin Dells Travel Tips

June 25, 2010

Before You Leave Home...

  • Make reservations in advance for holidays/weekends.
  • Plan ahead so you can spend your time having fun.
  • To avoid long lines, see if the attractions you plan to visit allow advance ticket sales or can tell you when lines are shorter (i.e. early in day.)
  • Plan rainy day activities as well as outdoor activities.
  • Public transportation is limited. Make arrangements in advance for car rental/taxi service.
  • Be sure to check if there is road construction before you head to Wisconsin Dells. Click here to check on road conditions.
  • Choose waterpark properties that are age appropriate for your children.
  • Write down all your reservation information (property name, dates, rates, phone number, confirmation number, etc.)
  • Let a family member or friend know where you are staying in case of an emergency.
  • Pack comfortable shoes.
  • Reconfirm your reservation before you leave home.
  • Before bringing your family pet, make sure you have pet-friendly lodging.
  • Bring emergency cash or credit cards.
  • Bring a camera.

Once In Wisconsin Dells

  • Enjoy downtown Wisconsin Dells' area businesses such as our famous sweet shops, the scenic walkway along the Wisconsin River, restaurants, attractions and boutiques.
  • Please use crosswalks for safety.
  • Make use of sunscreen & hats for extended time outdoors.
  • Bring along copies of personal information such as credit cards, ID, etc.
  • Think about making your main meal lunch...it's a slower time than dinner.

Vacations are our business. As the Midwest's #1 family vacation destination, we know travel. And with some 3 million visitors coming to Wisconsin Dells each year, we've helped more than a few people plan their getaways. Along the way, we've learned a thing or two about how you can best enjoy your experience. Here are some of our favorite vacation planning tips:


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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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