Wisconsin Dells Welcome center
After arriving in Wisconsin Dells, visitors can obtain vacation planning information from our convenient Welcome Center.
Our knowledgeable, friendly staff can answer questions and provide great tips on area activities, restaurants and shopping. While you're there, be sure to pick up the official Wisconsin Dells Vacation Guide® magazine.
Downtown Wisconsin Dells
701 Superior Street, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
The Welcome Center is curently closed to visitors. Our staff will still be assisting our valued visitors via email, telephone, social and online chat.
Wisconsin Dells is situated in Wisconsin's Heartland, in the middle of the southern half of the state. It's about 115 miles north west of Milwaukee and about 50 miles north of Madison.
The Wisconsin Dells community is made up of the City of Wisconsin Dells and the Village of Lake Delton. Totaling just over 19 square miles, our destination has 5,579 permanent residents. The Dells welcomes approximately 4+ million visitors annually. The Wisconsin Dells area has more hotel rooms and lodging options than any other destination in the state, at just over 10,000. Not to mention, 20 campgrounds with nearly 3,200 sites.
Wisconsin Dells Area Tax Information
The Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton area is considered a Premier Resort Area. Therefore, 6.75% sales tax is charged on most purchases and 12.25% tax on lodging accommodations.
Area Parking Information
Parking meters are enforced April 1st through September 30th of each year. The City of Wisconsin Dells provides free and paid parking throughout the downtown area. Parking in the downtown area will require you to rent a stall by purchasing time with one of the three following methods: Smart Park (an app for your smart phone), Kiosks (stalls have a parking number sign instead of a meter) or a Parking Meter (conventional coin meter). Download the PassportParking app for Android or iPhone.
For up-to-the-minute information, check out our current weather and 10-day forecast below and road reports - or call us at (800) 223-3557.
Wisconsin Dells is centrally located in the Midwest - putting you at the center of everything. Mileage from major cities:
- Madison, Wisconsin - 53
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 116
- Chicago, Illinois - 188
- Minneapolis, Minnesota - 233
- Detroit, Michigan - 466 via ferry route or 680 via Mackinaw
- St. Louis, Missouri - 417
Nearest airports to Wisconsin Dells include Dane Co. Regional Airport in Madison, WI (55 miles), General Mitchell International in Milwaukee, WI (116 miles) and O'Hare International in Chicago, IL (188 miles). Each airport can connect you with rental cars to get you on the road to the Dells.
By Bus or Rail
Both Greyhound and Amtrak services are available to Wisconsin Dells.
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Area Businesses In Wisconsin Dells
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Check out our list of Frequently Asked Questions here.