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Family on a waterslide at Kalahari Resort.

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Looking for fun family reunion ideas? Look no further than our 4-day, self-guided Wisconsin Dells itinerary specifically made for large family occasions. Spend more time with the people you love and less time trying to figure out ideas for your midwest family reunion. Wisconsin Dells is the perfect central location for any midwest family reunion. These family reunion activity ideas make planning your next family reunion so much easier. Call your family and let them know you already have enough activities to create a family event they will never forget with our family reunion sample itinerary.

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Day 1

Family arrival

Morning Choices

A woman feeding a deer.

Wisconsin Deer Park
Established in 1952. Set out on a family adventure to explore the Wisconsin Deer Park, enjoy a four-block stroll through a 28-acre forest setting. Feed many varieties of deer and wildlife with your own hands.

Timbavati Wildlife Park
At Timbavati Wildlife Park enjoy a close, personal encounter with a giraffe, zebra, kangaroo, and many more unique animals.

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!

Hotel Check-in

Afternoon Choices

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum
At Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, discover weird oddities. Witness the strange, the unbelievable, and the downright loony.

Wild Fun Zone
At Wild Fun Zone, find fun and games for all ages! Arcade, laser tag, and 3D mini-golf with blacklights.

Wizard Quest
At Wizard Quest, adventure into a different world full of fairies, wizards, trolls, and dragons. Wizard Quest in downtown Wisconsin Dells is a hands-on, brainteasing, interactive gaming adventure.

Kids eating snacks at a drive-in theater.

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, a new outdoor photography exhibition, game tables, and comfortable benches.


River Walk Pub Foods and Spirits
River Walk Pub offers a unique, rustic experience overlooking the beautiful Upper Dells Wisconsin River with plenty of outdoor seating.


Asgard Axe Throwing
Asgard Axe Throwing specializes in axe throwing and entertainment. Axecutioner coaches will teach you different techniques, games, and safety.

Asgard Underworld Arcade
Asgard Underworld Arcade was created with everyone in mind with new and vintage arcade games, cool bar, and retro vibe located in the lower level of Asgard Axe Throwing. 

Chalet Lanes & Lounge
Chalet Lanes & Lounge offers family fun bowling right in the heart of downtown Wisconsin Dells. 

Elm Street Plaza
Elm Street Plaza features free, nightly entertainment from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Enjoy a quick snack or beverage from concessions and enjoy the nightly entertainment. Be sure to snap a photo with the giant wing mural featuring Wisconsin Dells inspired artwork! 

Day 2

Band playing at Wisconsin Opry.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Morning/Afternoon Choices

Land of Natura
Land of Natura is the area’s all-natural, floating waterpark situated on the largest man-made lake, Lake Wisconsin Dells. Take a break from swimming and enjoy any one of the many hiking and biking trails, mystic forest treetop walkway, or one of the many concessions.

Noah's Ark Waterpark
Noah’s Ark is one of America’s largest waterparks spanning 70 acres with rides and activities for various ages. There are plenty of options for visitors of all types - whether you’re a thrill seeker looking to ride the Scorpion’s Tail, someone who wants to relax and float down a lazy river, or you’re up for testing your strength against the waves of the Kahuna Wave Pool or Surfing Safari simulator.

Late Afternoon

Booby Trap Escape Rooms
Your group will be left in a room for 60 minutes with nothing but teamwork skills and brain power to help you complete your fully-themed mission. Can you make it out before time runs out?

Dinner/Entertainment Choices

Legacy Dinner Theater
The 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!

Wisconsin Opry
Experience a down-home, music-filled time on the farm! Hayride, live country music show, and a home-cooked meal in a historic barn. 


Day 3

ADare Go Carts


Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty
Paul Bunyan’s has been serving visitors to Wisconsin Dells for over 60 years! With this family-style breakfast featuring buttermilk pancakes, biscuits and gravy, camp fried potatoes, and more, you’re sure to leave stuffed to the brim. Don’t forget to leave room for their world-famous buttermilk donuts!

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.


ADare Go Carts
Put the pedal to the metal as you race a number of other people around the track. Navigate your way around sharp turns to see if you can come in first overall.

Bigfoot Ropes Course
Featuring a helicopter that sits on top, Bigfoot Ropes Course has four levels of challenges with over 80 elements. All levels of physical fitness can participate.   

Bigfoot Zipline Tours
Looking to just glide your way through? Check out the ziplines featuring a 2.5-hour adventure where you can soar among various types of trees covering over 8,000 feet of fun! 

Dells Army Duck Tours
Dells Army Ducks provide you an opportunity to view the area from both land and water. The 55-minute tour is full of stunning views, rock formations accessible only from the water, and plenty of jokes to make the whole family laugh.

Outlets at the Dells
Outlets at The Dells is a saving adventure with over 60 of your favorite brands.


Grateful Shed
Grateful Shed offers a unique dining experience to all its visitors. Inside the building, you’ll find several different food trucks offering various cuisines. That’s right, food trucks inside! There are also several options to enjoy your food: choose the balcony to overlook the whole area, find an open Airstream redesigned as a booth, or choose a seat in the Greyhound Bus suspended from the ceiling.

Hotel/Free time

Horse wagon at Lost Canyon Tours.

Late Afternoon

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

Circus World
Enjoy a big top circus performance complete with remarkable talent, zany comedy, and astounding animals. New exhibits, the world’s largest collection of circus wagons, and much more just a short drive away in Baraboo.

Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue & Educational Center
Established in 2005, the Big Cat Rescue prides itself of creating a safe environment for various species of large cats. Their focus is to create a sanctuary as close to nature as possible. Come learn about these majestic cats and how you can help.

Dinner Choices

Pizza Pub
A local favorite since 1983, Pizza Pub has been serving up the best pizza in the Dells, along with a full menu – year after year, after year!

Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co.
Moosejaw Pizza specializes in fresh, piping-hot pizzas (with dough made fresh daily), plus comfort foods such as burgers, pastas, sandwiches, and more.


Knuckleheads Trampoline Park • Rides • Bowling
From indoor amusement rides, trampoline park, and an arcade with redemption booth, there’s something for everyone. Knuckleheads is your destination for fun!

Tom Foolerys Adventure Park
With over 100,000 square feet of space, Tom Foolerys Adventure Park offers bowling, indoor zipline, rock climbing wall, arcade games, go-karts, laser tag, and more.

Day 4

Family playing with goats at Country Bumpkin.


Country Bumpkin Farm Market
Family owned and operated offering customers fresh berries, fruits, and vegetables that are picked fresh daily, also featuring Lil’Bumpkin Play Village and Petting Farm.

New Life Lavender & Cherry Farm
Relax, restore, and reconnect in the beautiful lavender fields nestled in the Baraboo Bluffs just minutes from Wisconsin Dells. Enjoy shopping in our Lavender Farm Store filled with lavender and cherry products.

Lunch Choices

Bobbers Island Grill
Bobbers, an island-inspired restaurant, brings the taste of the Carribean to the heart of Wisconsin Dells. They have a number of featured dishes including Tequila Lime Chicken, Lobster Mac and Cheese, and more. There’s a variety of options available for every member of the family.

MACS - Macaroni and Cheese Shop
A true Wisconsin restaurant, MACS puts its cheesy twist on the classic macaroni and cheese. Choose any one of the specialty macs, each one its own skillet of perfection. They also have melts and salads available as well!


Dells Mining Co.
A hands-on experience mining natural precious and semi-precious gemstones from all over the world.


Updated: 06/20/2024