Time To Change Up the Usual Turkey Day Plans: Spend the Thanksgiving Holiday in Wisconsin Dells
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Time To Change Up the Usual Turkey Day Plans: Spend the Thanksgiving Holiday in Wisconsin Dells

November 03, 2021

How about a road trip, to Wisconsin Dells for Thanksgiving this year? Never thought of it? Then you’ll want to read through the recommendations below to give you an idea of just how thankful you’ll be that you’re not playing host at your home for a change.

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Where to Stay

Assuming this will be a family affair, we highly recommend choices that cater to togetherness while still giving you room to spread out:

Activities to Keep the Kiddos Happy

The moment you tell the kids you’ll be spending Thanksgiving in the Dells, they’ll immediately jump to waterpark activities, so consider letting them jump around at one of these resorts with waterparks:

Other indoor activities that children (and adults!) adore:

Sights to See

For a feeling of exhilaration in the great outdoors, plan to visit:

Where to Dine

If you’re staying at one of the large resorts, inquire about their Thanksgiving menus. Many put on a sumptuous feast. At the Wilderness Resort, you can choose the buffet or purchase a family-style meal to go. A Thanksgiving Day buffet is planned at both Kalahari and Chula Vista. There are also catering options from Princess Catering, Dells Catering, and Stuff’s Restaurant & Catering. Restaurants that love hosting big groups include:

One more Thanksgiving tip: Don’t forget to check the Deals page for in-area specials & packages. Gobble, Gobble! 


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