Wisconsin Dells For Adults Guide: Things To Do & Places To Stay 2021

Wisconsin Dells is well known for its various outdoor and indoor waterparks. While it’s an exciting family destination, it also makes for a great adult-only vacation or couples getaway. Apart from spending time at the waterparks, there are also plenty of thrilling or romantic activities for adults to do. Whether you visit during the summer or winter or are looking for something to do outdoors or indoors, you can find something for everyone’s interest. It's one of the reasons why we included it on our list of the top places to visit in Wisconsin.

Here are things to do for adults and places to stay when you visit Wisconsin Dells. 

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Things To Do In Wisconsin Dells For Adults

Rick Wilcox Magic Theater

The Rick Wilcox Magic Theater is one of the Dells’ most famous attractions. You can spend the night watching compelling and uncanny magic tricks. It’s only a couple of minutes away from most waterparks, so it’s easily within driving distance if you’re staying in that area. It's the perfect family destination to bring kids with as well as for couples or even solo-visitors. This is why we also included it on our other list of the top things to do.

If you’re brave enough to volunteer to be part of a magic trick, you’ll get some rewards in the form of food and souvenirs. You’ll find it challenging to find other live entertainment similar to the one you’ll experience at this magic theater. 

Redbeard Bowfishing Tours

Are you an avid fisher or want to try something different? If so, you need to checkout Redbeard Bowfishing. This tour takes you on a unique fishing trip on the Wisconsin River, where you’ll be able to catch fish using a traditional bow or crossbow. This is all under the experience of an expert guide that will show you how to safely and correctly use the equipment to help land a fish. For those looking for an adventure-filled vacation, this is one of the best activities you can do in Wisconsin-Dells.

Outlets At The Dells

If you’re on vacation, you might as well spoil yourself, and what better way to do it than go shopping. The Outlets At The Dells is home to some of the world’s most famous and popular stores. You can find popular clothing brands like Banana Republic, Adidas, Columbia, Express, and much more. The storefronts are only around 5 miles away from the downtown area, making it a convenient distance from things. There are also food options nearby to grab a quick snack or lunch after you finish shopping or before you start.

Fawn Creek Winery

Fawn Creek Winery is a relaxing activity for adults in Wisconsin Dells. You can visit this small winery and enjoy sipping from wine while listening to some live music. There is no better way to spend a day of vacation than tasting different flavors of wine. Just try to limit the number of wine bottles you bring back home since it can be easy to get carried away with so many tasty flavors. The outdoor area is pretty extensive, and it’s easy to find seating to peacefully enjoy the outdoors.

Where To Stay in Wisconsin Dells For Adults

Wisconsin Dells has plenty of relaxing, soothing, and also romantic places to stay in. Whether you’re visiting for a vacation alone, honeymoon, Valentine’s day, or celebrating your anniversary, there are plenty of places to stay for adults. Here four of the best options.

Delton Grand Resort and Spa

Delton Grand Resort and Spa is a top-notch 4-star hotel on Lake Avenue. It’s situated right near Lake Delton and offers a quiet, relaxed environment. Noah’s Ark, which is America’s largest water park, is only 2 miles away, making it close enough to visit (free admission with your stay) yet far enough to avoid the loudness and craziness of the waterparks. You get a beautiful view of the lake, which you can go kayaking in, and the hotel also has outdoor/indoor heated pools. It’s the perfect place for adults, whether it’s single adult vacationing, bachelorette parties, couple-getaways, or retreats.

Sundara Inn & Spa

The Sundara Inn & Spa is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for a stress-free vacation. It’s an adults-only inn that’s located in a pine forest. You can enjoy a lot of amenities ranging from heated pools, yoga and meditation classes, and soak baths. If you’re lucky, you’ll also get to see some of the animals that roam around the forest. If you’re looking to boost your vigor and “energize your soul” as they put it, this is the place to do it. 

Great Wolf Lodge

The Great Wolf Lodge is a brand with a reputable background, and it lives up to the name in Wisconsin Dells. The lodge has plenty of restaurants on-site if you’re looking for a romantic date night and want to enjoy various food options. It has a large gym if you want to stay healthy, and it also has a spa that offers relaxing vibes. You can enjoy their thrilling indoor water park or visit some of the other nearby outdoor water parks. If you’re bringing kids along, you can keep them entertained during the day with its fun arcade options and other exciting pursuits. 

Inn at Wawanissee Point 

The Inn At Wawanisse Point is a high-class villa that offers you one of the Wisconsin Dells’ best views. The 42 wood-acre property is located at the top of the Baraboo Bluffs and is surrounded by the thick forest. It’s the perfect couple-getaway in the Wisconsin Dells. You can observe the wildlife, hike and explore the woods, and so much more. If you’re looking for an adult-only vacation that offers peace and a place to feel at ease, staying at the Inn at Wawanisse Point is one of the best things you can do. Be sure to check out their site packages section to find specials & add-ons when staying there. You can get unique experiences like a couples massage, wine bottles, and even a discount on helicopter rides.

For other great cities in Wisconsin, check out what to do in Milwaukee for a day or this other guide on what to do during the winter. Madison, WI is the capital so read this guide on fun activities while visiting Wisconsin's capital.