Size of Community
Wisconsin Dells, as a destination, is comprised primarily of the City of Wisconsin Dells and the Village of Lake Delton. Totaling just over 19 square miles, this destination has about 5,600 permanent residents.
The Dells welcomes approximately 4+ million visitors annually.
Travel expenditures in 2018 totaled the $1.638 billion, an increase of 4% from the year prior.
All told, there are more than 200 waterslides and 16+ million gallons of water at area waterparks, including rides such as extreme plunge slides, tube rides, racing speed slides, bowl drops, water rollercoasters, surf machines, massive wave pools, lazy rivers and tot-friendly spray pads.
In the spring, temperatures average 45 degrees. In summer the average temperature is 73 degrees, although temperatures can reach into the 90's or even close to 100. In fall, the temperature cools to about 50 degrees. Winter temperatures hover around the 20 degree mark, sometimes dropping below zero, with annual snowfall averaging 30 inches. Inside the waterparks, it's always a balmy 80 degrees.
The Wisconsin Dells area has more hotel rooms and lodging options than any other destination in the state, at over 8,000. There are also 20 campgrounds with nearly 3,200 sites.
With more than 400,000+ total square feet of meeting space, the community hosts everything from large conventions to business retreats.
Foodies delight in the 90+ choices, from classic steakhouses to vegetarian to ethnic.
There are airports in Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis. By car, take Interstate 90/94. Greyhound and Amtrak also have service to the area.