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Everything you need to know about Wisconsin Dells in less than 3 minutes

Okay, maybe not everything you need to know but we think this quick, fun video is a great start. In less than three minutes you'll have better understanding as to why Wisconsin Dells has been a favorite vacation destination for generations of families. Sit back, relax and hit play.

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The History of Wisconsin Dells to Present Day

Even before Vincent Van Gogh & Baseball, there was Wisconsin Dells. Learn more about the Dells rich and fun-filled history in our short 3-minute video. 

Wisconsin Dells got its popularity all the way back in the 19th century when a photographer, H.H Bennet, started taking photos of the sandstone cliffs. This started driving people from all over to come visit. This popularity continued to expand for decades until business people started building more reasons to visit. From a few hotels and activities to over 400 businesses and attractions currently. Whether you like magic shows, interactive exhibits, wildlife exhibits, or any family-friendly fun activity, we have a large selection for you. Head over to our Things to Do page for a few ideas.

With year round fun with indoor water parks, every weekend is a great weekend to get away with the family, a romantic partner, or even your friends. Find activities like golf, dining, gaming, scenery, nightlife, and much more. Wisconsin Dells is more than “The Waterpark Capital of the World!®”, it’s a community built on creating memorable experiences.

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