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Easter Happenings: Here Comes Peter Cottontail Hopping Down the Dells Bunny Trail

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There have been early sightings of fluffy bunnies, jelly beans, and eggs a-plenty, all under pastel-hued skies in Wisconsin Dells and all in anticipation of the Easter holiday. Hop ahead for planning ideas.

Egg-cellent Ideas for an Easter Getaway 

Spring is such a happy time to hop away to Wisconsin Dells for a family vacation, with so many local businesses offering lovely children’s activities, overnight packages, brunches, and, of course, sweet treats. See which of these Easter happenings would delight your family.

Easter Activities at the Waterpark Resorts

If you’ve been to Wisconsin Dells, you know just how much the waterpark resorts love to celebrate holidays. There are overnight deals and dining specials for Easter to help you welcome in the spring season.

  • Wilderness Resort: Your kiddos will be spoiled with choices at this resort. We’re talking Easter-themed crafts, cookie decorating, a “Hop the Bunny Trail” adventure with goodies at various locations around the resort, Easter bingo, and Easter-themed movie nights. Make sure your children get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny, then sit down to a sumptuous Easter brunch.
  • Great Wolf Lodge: This toddler-favorite waterpark destination has a cheery spring vibe going throughout April. There are spring arts and crafts, games, yoga, and story time to entertain the little ones, plus onsite dining to make the getaway extra relaxing and fun for the grown-ups.
  • Kalahari Resorts and Conventions: The Easter brunch here is legendary, and there’s even a separate children’s buffet. Brunch reservations may be made online. For accommodations, choose from a wide variety of suites and villas, with the largest units ideal when vacationing with extended family and friends.
  • Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park: A cleverly themed Spring Wonderland awaits families in the indoor theme park at this resort, transformed for Easter and featuring appearances by the Easter Bunny and cookie decorating too. Overnight stays include free admission to the indoor water park.

Egg-cellent Events Around the Dells

Get ready to hop into holiday fun with plenty of great Easter weekend events in Wisconsin Dells. Hunt for eggs and snap a selfie with the Easter Bunny at Grateful Shed. Baraboo Bluff Winery is hosting a special egg hunt for adults only, on Saturday, March 30. Find more fun events here.

Best Brunch Spots for Families

  • Chula Vista Resort: Enjoy a special Easter Brunch Buffet on Sunday, March 31. Featuring delicious breakfast favorites like eggs benedict, an extensive salad station, homemade breads and pastries, and delicious entrées like chef carved roast beef, roasted pork loin, and carved ham. Don't miss their delectable selection of desserts and kids buffet!
  • Paul Bunyan’s Northwoods Cook Shanty: Another favorite, with fluffy eggs, biscuits, pancakes, and sausages served family style, to say nothing of the famous buttermilk donuts. 

Fill Your Easter Baskets with These Sweets

  • Chocolate-dipped sandwich cookies from Swiss Maid Fudge for the kids and English toffee with sea salt for the grown-ups.
  • Marshmallow caramels from Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge come in two flavors – vanilla and chocolate.
  • Choose a variety of fudge flavors at Original Wisconsin Dells Fudge, with peanut butter fudge and maple nut fudge sure to please the sweet tooths in your fluffle.
  • At Kernel Popcorn’s Factory, the confetti popcorn featuring 12 fruity flavors looks like a jelly bean assortment in popcorn form.
  • This last entry is a “must-visit” in our book – it’s Goody Goody Gum Drop, the largest candy store in Wisconsin Dells. Fill Easter baskets with every Jelly Belly and saltwater taffy flavor under the rainbow.

More family vacation deals are just a hop, make that click, away.

Updated: 03/29/2024

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