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Plan Your Next Vacation in the Waterpark Capital of the World


by Kurt Howard

Wisconsin Dells, WI is known as the waterpark capital of the world and for good reason. Wisconsin Dells features the world's largest outdoor waterpark, indoor waterpark and waterpark resort. When it comes to waterparks, Wisconsin Dells has you covered.

Wisconsin Dells has numerous waterpark resorts, all featuring large outdoor and indoor waterparks. Rooms at these resorts can run anywhere from $150 a night for a basic room to $500 a night for the most luxurious accommodations. Of course, no matter which room your choose, you will still have access to all water activites.

Below is a listing of 5 of the most popular resorts in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Wilderness Resort - The Wilderness Resort is currently America's largest waterpark resort. The Wilderness Resort features a 150,000 square foot outdoor waterpark and a 70,000 square foot indoor waterpark. This Wisconsin Dells Resorts indoor waterpark's new water slide is The Hurricane, which is Wisconsin Dells tallest indoor 4-person raft ride. The Wilderness also features a 9 hole golf course and currently under construction is their new 18 hole course which will open in 2007.

Treasure Island Resort - The Treasure Island Resort is likely the best all around Wisconsin Dells hotel resort. Treasure Island features The Bay indoor waterpark and Mt Olympus Water and Theme Park. Mt Olympus features an outdoor theme park with roller coasters and go-karts, an outdoor waterpark, and an indoor theme park which is new in 2006. It's almost impossible to get bored here.

Kalahari Resort - Kalahari's Wisconsin Dells Resort is currently home to America's Largest indoor waterpark at 125,000 sq feet. The indoor waterpark is open to the public. The resort also features the Zambezi outdoor waterpark which contains slides, a lazy river, activity pools and much more. Kalahari also owns the highly rated Trappers Turn Golf Course in Wisconsin Dells.

Great Wolf Lodge - Great Wolf Lodge offers a huge 100,000 sq foot indoor entertainment area with contains a massive indoor waterpark. The resorts' waterpark features a 4 story interactive tree house waterfort with a 1,000 gallon tipping bucket! The resort also features a 60,000 sq foot outdoor waterpark.

Chula Vista Resort - Chula Vista Resort is located on the Wisconsin River and contains an outdoor waterpark, an indoor waterpark (opens July '06) and the Fab '50s live entertainment show. Surrounded with acres and acres of towering pines, Chula Vista resort is a great choice for those looking to escape the busy Wisconsin Dells tourism. In July 2006 the 80,000 square foot indoor multi-level waterpark will open. Also new in 2006 is Chula Vista's $2 million expansion of the Cold Water Canyon Golf Course.

No matter which resort you choose, you are certain to have a great time. If waterpark fun is what you are looking for on your next vacation, you should consider vacationing in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

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