Southwest

Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark

Blue Mounds • 608.437.3038 • CaveOfTheMounds.com

Discovered in 1939 – rediscovered daily – since opening, Cave of the Mounds has become the premier cave in the upper midwest and the jewel box of America’s major show caves. Guided tours of this geologic wonder follow paved, lighted walkways departing regularly every day of the year.

Chula Vista Resort

Wisconsin Dells • 800.388.4782 • ChulaVistaResort.com

Welcome to Chula Vista in Wisconsin Dells, the most complete family resort in the Dells! The best of both worlds is located here; water parks for their wild side and relaxing river views for your mild side. And of course, all within steps of your hotel door. With over 200,000 square feet of waterparks, a world-class spa, one of America’s top 10 chophouses, and 18-hole golf course, impressive meeting facilities, and more, we offer a year-round destination at Chula Vista Resort.

Circus World

Baraboo • 608.356.8341 • CircusWorldBaraboo.org

Tigers! Elephants! Clowns! Oh my! Circus World not only tells the story of the circus in Wisconsin, but shows the story. Enter the gates and be transported to the spectacle of the circus of the past while experiencing the excitement of sensational live performances. Walk through Ringlingville, the winter grounds of the historic Ringling Bros. Circus. Be amazed by the largest collection of circus wagons on earth, tour the museum filled with marvelous exhibits, and see exhilarating live shows!

Dells Boat Tours

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.8555 • DellsBoats.com

Dells Boat Tours offers a variety of excursions for all ages. From leisurely cruises with guided narration, to brisk Jet Boat rides on the river, there are many ways to see the scenic sandstone cliffs that are the cornerstone attraction of the region. Cruise along 15 beautiful miles of natural river scenery on the Upper and Lower Dells.

First Capitol

Belmont • 608.987.2122 • FirstCapitol.org

In 1836, Wisconsin’s first territorial Legislature met near the picturesque hamlet of Belmont during the cold fall and winter months. They lived and worked together between two wooden structures for a month and half. Step foot into the rugged origins of the first capitol of Wisconsin Territory, where legislators built the framework of law and order that evolved into our current state government.

Great Wolf Lodge

Wisconsin Dells • 800.559.WOLF • GreatWolf.com

Family fun in our enormous 84-degree indoor waterpark is always included with your stay. Also experience our MagiQuest interactive adventure game. We’ve built moments to excitement, relaxation, and joy into every aspect of Great Wolf Lodge. From our gigantic indoor waterpark to sensational attractions and activities for kids of all ages, you’ll find everything under one roof. Let your family adventure begin!

H.H. Bennett Studio

Wisconsin Dells • 608.253.3523 • HHBennettStudio.org

In 1865, H.H. Bennett undertook a career as a photographer – and Wisconsin Dells would never be the same. By combining his entrepreneurial drive, inventive mind, and his love of nature, Bennett produced technically amazing and visually mesmerizing photographs. His images were so compelling that they helped foster the growth of one of Wisconsin’s most beloved tourism destinations. Visit H.H. Bennett Studio and see his original studio, shop, photographs, equipment, and more while capturing a clear picture of the natural beauty of the Dells that enticed the city’s first tourists.

Ho-Chunk Gaming

Tomah • 866.880.9822 • Ho-ChunkGaming.com

Offering nearly 100 of your favorite slot machines, Ho-Chunk Nation’s Tomah Casino is conveniently located just three miles east of Tomah on Highway 21.

Ho-Chunk Gaming

Baraboo • 800.746.2486 • Ho-ChunkGaming.com

Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells – 24-hour gaming, seven days a week! Enjoy slots, blackjack, craps, roulette, video and table poker, off-track betting, and bingo, as well as exciting promotions for cash, vehicles, and trips.

House on the Rock Golf Resort

Spring Green • 800.822.7774 • TheHouseOnTheRock.com

House on the Rock Golf Resort is 27 holes of championship golf and rated 4 1/2 stars by Golf Digest Magazine. The 18-hold Springs Course was designed by renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. The course winds along the valley floor, has narrow landing areas and water hazards on nearly every hole.

International Crane Foundation

Baraboo • 608.356.9462 • SavingCranes.org

The International Crane Foundation is the only place on earth where you can see all 15 of the world’s crane species! The International Crane Foundation works worldwide to conserve cranes and the ecosystems, watersheds, and flyways on which they depend. Visit a world-renowned conservation center featuring the 15 majestic crane species in wetland and grassland exhibits, hiking trails, guided tours, gift shop, ADA accessible.

Kalahari Waterpark Resort Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells • 608.525.2427 • KalahariResorts.com

Kalahari’s authentic Africa-inspired Resort is home to Wisconsin’s largest indoor waterpark and giant indoor theme park! When you visit Kalahari Resorts, you’ll know right away you’re somewhere special. Featuring an exciting mix of rides, slides, and adventures; it’s an incredible time for the whole family. We offer an array of attractions for children of all ages, whether you’re 3, 13, or 30. Plus, with amenities such as Spa Kalahari & Salon, exceptional dining options and championship golf, Kalahari goes beyond your expectations.

La Crosse Queen Cruises

La Crosse • 608.784.2893 • GreatRiver.com/LaxQueen

The La Crosse Queen is a modern-day replica of the grand river boats that plied the Mississippi River in the late 19th Century. Cruising out of La Crosse, she is one of the few authentic Mississippi River paddlewheel river boats still in operation in the United States today. The La Crosse Queen has a split sternwheel and each is run by a twin diesel engine that powers hydraulic motors which turn the paddles. A 149 passenger authentic sternwheeler offering daily sightseeing along with cocktail, dinner, brunch, and three-hour lunch cruises.

Mid-Continent Railway Museum

North Freedom • 800.930.1385 • MidContinent.org

Take a memorable, seven-mile, 55-minute round-trip ride on a former branch line for the Chicago and North Western Railway nestled in a valley between the Baraboo Hills in rural Sauk County. Passengers ride in restored steel coaches built a century ago. An authentically-attired conductor will call “all aboard” before the train leaves from a historic wooden depot, built in 1894.

Mt Olympus Theme Park and Water Park

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.2490 • MtOlympusPark.com

Mt Olympus Theme Park and Water Park is a mega destination offering indoor and outdoor waterpark rides, go-karts, and amusements all in one place. Featuring the Midwest’s largest water play structure, including Hades 360 – the world’s first all wood coaster with a 360 degree upside-down barrel roll and a 110 degree turn. Spend the day at Mt Olympus Theme Park and Water Park with 44 waterslides, 3 lazy rivers, 2 huge wave pools, a giant water fortress that is 6 stories tall with a monster dump bucket, 7 waterslides, 3 kids’ water play areas, 8 go-kart tracks, 5 rollercoasters, kiddie rides, batting cages, arcades, and more!

Noah’s Ark Waterpark

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.6351 • NoahsArkWaterpark.com

Located on 70 sprawling acres in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, the Waterpark Capital of the World, Noah’s Ark is recognized as both the Largest Waterpark in America, and one of the best places to visit in Wisconsin Dells with kids. From two Endless Rivers, four children’s water play areas, bumper boats, a mammoth 4D movie theater, and not just one but TWO giant wave pools, there is certainly something for the whole family. Noah’s Ark isn’t just big on thrills, we’re also committed to providing the safest, cleanest, and most unforgettable waterpark experience for the entire family.

Original Wisconsin Ducks

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.8751 • WisconsinDuckTours.com

Fun! Adventure! On land and water! Take a thrilling one-hour, 8 1/2-mile tour on the Wisconsin River, Dell Creek, and Lake Delton. Ride the green and white Ducks over four miles of scenic wilderness trails. You can travel the world and never find an adventure that compares to Original Wisconsin Ducks. The duck ride isn’t just a scenic tour, or an awesome adventure, or a fascinating trip into history and legend – it’s all of those, made possible by one of the most unique and versatile vehicles the world has ever seen.

Pendarvis

Mineral Point • 608.987.2122 • PendarvisHistoricSite.org

Experience some of Wisconsin’s earliest historic preservation efforts in Mineral Point. Walk through the settlement where highly-skilled Cornish miners unearthed one that led to a mining frenzy. Discover the buildings that were later saved for their historical importance, and rehabilitated into an internationally famous restaurant.

Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.8336 • PiratesCoveWisDells.com

Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf in Wisconsin Dells is like no other mini golf course…Mini-golf at its finest! We have five different courses with 91 unique holes in all. Put your putting skills to the test in a fun-filled setting of natural wonders including 17 huge cascading waterfalls, mountainous terrain, sandstone rock formations, footbridges, lavish landscaping, and pirate’s lore.

Stonefield

Cassville • 608.725.5210 • StonefieldHistoricSite.org

When you visit Stonefield you will experience the stories that cultivated Wisconsin’s scenic countryside. See with your own eyes the first tractors that turned the soil for our rolling hills of wheat and corn, and learn why our pastures are dotted with grazing Holsteins. Visit the Wisconsin State Agricultural museum, the home of Wisconsin’s first governor and a 1900s farmstead. At Stonefield you will discover how Wisconsin became “America’s Dairyland” and much more!

Taliesin Preservation, Inc

Spring Green • 877.588.7900 • TaliesinPreservation.org

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s work of a lifetime and tour his home, studio, and theatre. No amount of study can substitute for an in-person visit to Taliesin. Here you’ll enjoy the beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin home, take in nature’s magnificent panorama, and trace the arc of Wright’s creative vision.

Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.2525 • TommyBartlett.com

The Tommy Bartlett Exploratory is the place to be for hands-on family fun! Filled with more than 175 interactive activities, it is sure to boggle your mind. This Wisconsin Dells attraction is also the only place on earth where you can see, feel, and experience an authentic Russian Space Station MIR core module. Enter the Exploratory and get lost in the wonders of science, technology, space, and fun.

Tyrol Basin Ski and Snowboard Area

Mount Horeb • 608.437.4135 • TyrolBasin.com

Tyrol Basin provides wholesome, outdoor winter activities for people of all ages and abilities by offering skiing and boarding at a good value. Our focus is on winter family-friendly fun, with an emphasis on customer service. We are committed to providing quality snow and terrain, while creating opportunities to challenge our customers through racing and special events.

Vector and Ink

Wisconsin Dells • 608.254.8770 • VectorAndInk.com

Vector and Ink was born of humble beginnings in 1966 and Ad-Lit, a Wisconsin Dells business that delivered brochures locally promoting hotels, restaurants, and attractions. Along the way, we expanded our reach to include multiple new channels such as travel, dining, and shopping guides, along with numerous custom publications. With an ever-growing team of digital strategists, designers, and coders, we now create, develop, manage, and host websites, social media campaigns, and reputation management programs for customers nationwide.

Villa Louis

Prairie Du Chien • 608.326.2721 • VillaLouis.org

Walk through the door of the Villa Louis Mansion and step into the life of one of Wisconsin’s most historic families. Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, Villa Louis offers a panorama of exciting stories. Stroll from the extravagant lifestyle of the Dousman family into the fur trade, one of Wisconsin’s first major industries. Then plant your feet in the place where the only Wisconsin battle of 1812 was fought. Visit Villa Louis and experience the stories that built our state and country.

Wilderness Resort Hotel and Golf Resort

Wisconsin Dells • 800.867.WILD • WildernessResort.com

Set on 600 acres, Wilderness has four indoor and four outdoor waterparks reserved exclusively for guests! There is so much to explore including: a canyon zip line tour, a ropes course, laser tag, 3D mini golf courses, prize arcades, go-karts, outdoor mini golf, a 4-story foam ball park, over a dozen eateries, Sundara Spa and Wild Rock Golf Club! Lodging options range from deluxe hotel rooms to cabins.

Wisconsin Deer Park

Wisconsin Dells • 608.253.2041 • WisDeerPark.com

The Wisconsin Deer Park is a unique family petting zoo adventure! For over 50 years, the Wisconsin Deer Park of Wisconsin Dells has offered families and “kids of all ages” the opportunity to explore, enjoy, and feed over 100 deer and other wildlife. You, your children, and friends will love having our tame Wisconsin White Tail Deer come up to you and feed directly from your hand!

Wisconsin Dells Visitor and Convention Bureau

Wisconsin Dells • 800.223.3557 • WisDells.com

Discover the fun in Wisconsin Dells Explore all the things to do and places to stay in Wisconsin Dells – “The Waterpark Capital of the World.” We may be world-famous for our waterparks, but that isn’t the only reason to visit the Dells. As one of the most popular Wisconsin vacation spots, there are many other reasons to love the Wisconsin Dells. Some of those reasons are live entertainment, thrilling attractions, lux to cozy accommodations, and dining options to please any palate. Oh, and let’s not forget the waterparks! Start planning your getaway today.

Wisconsin Historical Society

Madison • 608.264.6442 • WisconsinHistory.org

The Society is our state’s memory and foremost storyteller. It is considered one of the nation’s finest historical institutions. We connect people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing stories.

Wollersheim Winery and Distillery

Prairie du Sac • 800.VIP.WINE • Wollersheim.com

Wollersheim Winery and Distillery sit on a scenic hillside overlooking the Wisconsin River, just across from Prairie du Sac. Century-old winery and hillside vineyards featuring distinctive regional wines. Wollersheim Winery and Distillery sit on a scenic hillside overlooking the Wisconsin River, just across from Prairie du Sac. Century-old winery and hillside vineyards featuring distinctive regional wines. Today, this National Historic Site is home to one of the leading wineries in the Midwest, as well as a brand-new distillery.