Wisconsin Dells Water Parks: Splash, Laugh and Play

The Wisconsin Dells, both a region and town in Wisconsin, is known as “The Waterpark Capital of the World.” The area is home to the largest concentration of indoor and outdoor water parks in the world. Wisconsin Dells also helped pioneer the first indoor water park in the U.S. Whether yearning for a fast water slide or some quiet time on a lazy river, Wisconsin Dells water parks ranks as some of the best in the country. Even better, many open year-round.

Top 4 Wisconsin Dells Water Parks for Family Fun

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Chill at Chula Vista

Offering indoor and outdoor water parks, Chula Vista features 26 waterslides and an 80,000-square-foot indoor water park. This Wisconsin Dells water park is home to Flyan Mayan, the fastest indoor water coaster in the U.S. Interactive play areas entertain kids, while parents can sit and relax at one of the poolside cabanas.

Other attractions: Mini golf with 18 holes, waterfalls and reflecting pools. Sport pool — a pool where guests play water basketball, polo and water volleyball.

Kick Back at Kalahari Water Parks

Open year-round and measuring 125,000 square feet, this indoor and outdoor water park provides a place for special occasions. The indoor water park features slides, body-boarding and stand-up surfing. Families can relax together at the family indoor/outdoor hot tub or take a raft ride. The seasonal outdoor water park offers play areas, lazy rivers, slides and activity pools.

Other attractions: Ropes course, climbing walls, laser tag, bowling, mini golf, arcade games. Mud Hut Swim-up Bar — where guests can sit on underwater bar stools with a beverage.

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Get Lost in Mt. Olympus

Mt. Olympus is a world of entertainment year-round. Both a water park and theme park, Mt. Olympus has wet and dry parks both inside and outside. With water-slide mazes and epic roller coasters, there is no shortage of adventure. Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park has 44 water slides, two wave pools and three kids play areas.

Other attractions: Manticore, a 140-foot tower ride that showcases views of the park. Hades 360, an underground wooden coaster with a 360-degree upside-down barrel roll.

Play at Noah’s Ark

Officially America’s largest water park, Noah’s Ark is a summertime only attraction with 80 family activities. Water slides and rides delight water lovers of all ages! Thrill rides include Black Anaconda, Black Thunder and Point of No Return. For added fun, families have a blast on bumper boats, and young visitors find play areas catered to them — all packed with water fun.

Other attractions: 4-D theater, an interactive full-length feature film for all ages. Three arcades full of games and prizes.

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