Winter Break in Wisconsin Dells

Group snow tubing

In Wisconsin Dells we are known for our Summer fun, but the excitement doesn’t have to stop in the Winter months! Experience a whole different side of the Dells, from hitting the slopes to gliding on the ice to splashing around in the warmth of an indoor waterpark. Here are some options to make your winter break in the Dells a success.


Christmas Mountain

From now through mid-March, weather permitting, Christmas Mountain Resort has something for everyone. They feature 14 slopes, including 5 beginners, 4 intermediate, and 5 advanced. If flying down a hill on skis isn’t quite your thing, don’t worry there’s also a tubing area and trails for cross-country skiing! We know that not everyone is a winter Olympian when it comes to this stuff, and that’s okay, Christmas Mountain offers lessons for all ages with expert instructors; classes fill up quickly so call in advance for details 608-253-1000

Cascade Mountain

Snow tubing, snowboarding, and excellent downhill ski slopes make Cascade Mountain a winter lovers paradise. Tubers can use Cascade Mountain’s state of the art moving sidewalk to get back to the top of the hill. Snowboarders will love the manicured boarding opportunities and various terrain parks where they can practice their freestyle tricks and give their best Shaun White impression. Skiers will appreciate the long runs. Want deals for your whole group? Whether you are a church, school, or business group Cascade provides the best rates around for group fun! While Cascade Mountain does not own their own lodging, they do have overnight accommodation packages available with several Wisconsin Dells lodging facilities so, be sure to mention Cascade Mountain when booking. For hours and snow conditions visit:

Ice Skating

The Poppy Waterman Ice Arena offers open skating on Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Rent skates or bring your own, grab a snack, and take a glide on the ice. I-Skate at the Keg in downtown Wisconsin Dells offers skating Wednesday – Sunday. Something for all ages at the Keg with food and beverages located right inside. For more information visit: and



Spend some time as a family with a fun game of bowling, in downtown Wisconsin Dells, Chalet Lanes has 12 different lanes, and rates start at just $4 a game! Chalet Lanes and Lounge features cosmic bowling, bumper bowling for the kids, and some great food sure to satisfy you when hunger strikes!

Adventure Zones

There are dozens of rides and more to keep the whole family entertained all day at Knuckleheads. Go-Karts, an Indoor Roller Coaster, the Tornado Spin ride, a 4D Theater, Bumper Cars, Ropes Course, Bowling, and a Trampoline park! Plus, an arcade packed with skill and chance games where you can win tickets redeemable for great prizes! For puzzle solvers in the family, try Booby Trap Escape Rooms right next door!

Enjoy 100,000 sq. feet of family fun and excitement at Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park. Everyone will find something they like with a Ferris wheel, kiddy rides as well as thrills for the adults, bowling, escape rooms, game room, mini-golf, carousel, golf simulator, and so much more.


Want to take in a movie and experience the surround sound that only a theater can provide? Then the Desert Star 15 is just the place for you! Showing all the newest releases for your family to love. Grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show. Desert Star is located near Kalahari Resort in Lake Delton.

Indoor Waterpark Fun

Want to have the waterpark experience without staying at one? Many indoor waterparks and water playgrounds in the Dells offer day passes for the public to splash in including Chula Vista Resort, Great Wolf Lodge, and Kalahari Resort Waterpark. Please contact individual resorts for information on tickets, pricing, and hours of availability.


“Energize Your Soul” has always been the mission at the award-winning Sundara Inn & Spa. Since opening their doors in 2003, Sundara has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals relax and rejuvenate. With 13 treatments and relaxation rooms, a salon with a view, an exquisite restaurant, and stunning new private Woodland rooms. The serene environment of Sundara Inn & Spa will provide you the tranquility you seek.


Wisconsin Dells offers amazing shopping with Outlets At The Dells, unique gift stores, and huge Antique and Craft Malls. Whether you’re looking for the latest fashion or to find a retro treasure, you’ll find a gift for everyone on your shopping list!

With so much to do and see, you will find Wisconsin Dells is your new favorite Winter destination.