Wondering where some of the coolest water attractions in the country are? Branch out from desert landscapes and coastal getaways, and consider Wisconsin for your next water-filled vacation. Dells, Wisconsin. might not be a big-name destination, but it’s well worth stopping by on your long-term travel adventures for some cooling off at their world-renowned waterparks and waterfront resorts. The waterfront locations for Wisconsin Dells hotels are likely to have special packages and discounts available with the parks and resorts in the area. Instead of wasting your energy getting to and from the Wisconsin waterfront and parks, here are five hotels right next to top destinations.
1. Aloha Beach Resort & Suites
Aloha Beach Resort & Suites isn’t quite Hawaii, but it’s one resort that can put you in that friendly aloha spirit. The resort is perfect for families and right on Lake Delton, where you can easily fish, boat and enjoy other water sports available right when you walk out of the door. There’s also an extensive outdoor picnic area with bonfire pits and play areas. Room types range from honeymoon Jacuzzi suites to luxurious family suites, a sauna, and an outdoor and indoor pool, making this one resort suitable for just about any type of getaway you’re craving.
2. Atlantis Waterpark Hotel & Suites
You can’t get to Atlantis these days, but a stay at Atlantis Waterpark Hotel & Suites will definitely make you feel like you’re in an exotic locale. With rooms such as the Roman Palace and King Neptune suites, visitors get their own getaway-within-a-getaway. The resort has on-site waterparks, both outdoors and indoors, along with pools to keep the whole family cool during their stay. Massive water slides at the resort provide thrills for all ages, and the resort also features themed packages for guests to get deals on their optimal vacations.
3. The Bridge View Motel
The Bridge View Motel is an affordable motel in the beautiful Wisconsin Dells River District. Guests have access to the Wisconsin river, which is right across the street from this motel. It has pretty standard motel amenities, which makes this spot a great deal for a place to rest your head after your daytime adventures. There is a heated outdoor pool and waterslide, playground, picnic area and a parking lot that accommodates boats and other over-sized vehicles.
4. Diamond Hotel
Diamond Hotel is centrally located to most of Dells’ major attractions and is across the street from Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park. It’s also close to Tanger Outlet Center. If you’re a gambling fan, the hotel has a free shuttle that runs to nearby Ho-Chunk Casino. The accommodations feature both an indoor and outdoor heated pool, a hot tub and many package deals that include admissions to the waterparks in the area. There are also outdoor picnic and volleyball areas and a pool table, and the outdoor pool’s cascading waterfall will add some serenity to your vacation.
5. The Grand Marquis
The Grand Marquis in Dells features stunning suites and an on-site waterpark, along with an arcade game room. The hotel is visually stunning, and the amenities almost ensure you never need to leave the grounds. There’s a picnic area and grills if you want to cook out, waterslides, indoor and outdoor pools, tropical gardens, hot tubs and a family-friendly vibe.
If you’ve traveled to Dells, leave your vacation tips in the comments.
Author Bio: Margarita McGuire is a travel and entertainment writer originally from Brazil. She hopes to expose the U.S. to the vibrant, enchanting culture she grew up around.