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Fall Adult / Senior Getaway Wisconsin Dells Itinerary

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Take the stress out of planning for a weekend getaway with our adult-friendly Fall Itinerary. We have created a three full day, self-guided tour with all of our Fall must-dos. Whether you want to follow this step-by-step, or are just looking for Wisconsin Dells activities in the Fall, this sample itinerary is the perfect resource. Enjoy all of these Fall Wisconsin Dells ideas and take the stress out of your next getaway.

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Day 1

Group Arrival

A group on a horse-drawn carriage tour at Lost Canyon Tours in Wisconsin Dells.

International Crane Foundation (May - October)
The only place in the world where you can see all 15 species of cranes. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the world’s cranes, take a hike on our nature trails, and browse nature-themed items from around the world in our gift shop.

Lost Canyon Tours 
At Lost Canyon you enjoy the entire tour riding through a magnificent mile of cliff-walled gorges in comfortable yet quaint horse-drawn carriages.

Late Afternoon

Hotel Check-in


Legacy Dinner Theater
This state-of-the-art theater provides year-round entertainment with shows ranging from tribute performances to Sneaky Pete’s Wild West Dinner Show and holiday-themed performances. Everyone, regardless of their age, is sure to be on the edge of their seat waiting to see what happens next!

Day 2


Circus World Big Top Show.

The Keg Bar & Grill/The Patio
The Keg is located in downtown Wisconsin Dells and offers homemade, freshly-prepared meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try one of their famous Keg Muffins to start your day.


Circus World (March – September)
This National Historic Landmark combines the historical and entertaining aspects of the Ringling Brothers circus. Explore the historical exhibits, circus wagons, and catch a live show under the Big Top Tent.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
Discover weird oddities. Witness the strange, the unbelievable, and the downright loony.

Lunch on Your Own

Wisconsin Dells Downtown Shopping & Lunch
Downtown Wisconsin Dells offers a unique and eclectic mix of shopping options. Stroll through the area and discover our variety of gift shops, galleries, and boutiques. A few dining options include: 

and many more.

Be sure to stop by the Elm Street Plaza to snap a photo with the giant wing mural featuring Wisconsin Dells inspired artwork!


Scenic River Walk
Stroll the Scenic River Walk with vistas of the Wisconsin River and its sandstone bluffs, now easily accessible to the public for the first time in 75 years. This ¼-mile paved path offers visitors a breathtaking view of Wisconsin Dells’ unique scenery, new outdoor photography exhibitions, game tables, and comfortable benches.

H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum
Landscape photographer, inventor, and promoter, “the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous.” Inventor of the stop-action camera shutter, his original studio still stands on Broadway and is celebrating its 145th anniversary.

Upper Dells Boat Tour®
Take a two-hour Upper Dells journey through scenery, history, and legend with two scenic shore landings. Experience all the natural beauty and mystery Wisconsin Dells has to offer.


Lake City Social Grill & Bar
Lake City Social is crafting up classic American-style dining infused with a twist.


Ho-Chunk Gaming, Wisconsin Dells
Blackjack, live poker, craps, roulette, slot, bingo, and mini-baccarat are available.

Updated: 06/20/2024

Day 3


Mr. Pancake
An old-fashioned paddle-boat décor makes you feel like you’re dining on water. Offering over 50 breakfast choices! A classic Wisconsin Dells experience. 

Mid-morning Choices

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Pirate’s Cove is mini-golf at its best with five different courses and 91 unique holes.

Women at Wollersheim Winery touring the cellars.

Timber Falls Adventure Park
Located downtown by the Wisconsin River Bridge, Timber Falls Adventure Park has mini-golf and a petting zoo.

Late Morning/Lunch

Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, Balanced Rock Winery, Baraboo Bluff Winery, Broken Bottle Winery, or Prairie Hawk Winery
Get a taste of nationally-recognized wine and spirits at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery; have a picnic, sample and purchase wine at Baraboo Bluff Winery; or choose to visit some of the other wineries or breweries in the area.

Afternoon Choices

The House on the Rock - Spring Green (55 miles away)
Alex Jordan’s remarkable retreat built atop a chimney of rock, The House on the Rock, opened to the public in 1960. Through the numerous exhibits, you’ll encounter some of the most unique collections including a million-piece miniature circus, a mechanical calliope, and more.

Mid-Continent Railway Museum (20 miles away, May – October)
Mid-Continent Railway Museum is an outdoor, living museum and operating railroad recreating the small town/short line way of life during the “Golden Age of Railroading,” spanning the years 1880-1916, with operating trains, education exhibits, and displays of restored rolling stock.