The best way to beat cabin fever in Wisconsin is with a change of scenery. In the Wisconsin Dells, there are endless opportunities waiting around every corner. When you’re looking for something fun and exciting that the whole family can enjoy this winter, don’t spend another minute cooped-up inside. Check out these activities instead!

For the Foodie Family: Root Beer Revelry

Root beer lovers (and history aficionados) rejoice! Root Beer Revelry has over 2,000 different brands of root beer to explore in their 135-year history museum. Children and adults alike will love sampling a variety of soda floats and gourmet sodas on tap as they wander throughout the museum. Museum admission is $4 per person. Cheers! 

Mug of root beer and blue soda float clinking in a "cheers"
For the Smarty Pants Family: Dells Escape Rooms

Dells Escape Rooms hosts a variety of whimsical rooms that are sure to test your critical thinking, observation skills and of course, teamwork. Each of the carefully designed rooms offer a different level of challenges and escape rates. Solve a murder mystery, fix a busted oxygen tank in space, or carefully sneak your way into a bank vault. Think your team has what it takes to escape? See for yourself!

Two women and one man walking into an escape room with faces of wonder and surprise
For the Nostalgic Family: #FYP Totally 80’s

Don’t have a cow! At #FYP Totally 80’s there’s hella nostalgia to be had. They’ve taken the gnarly era everyone loved the most and brought about a world of retro-inspired fantasy sets for your film, complete with radical vintage wear. Veg out atop a Rubik’s cube with your posse, strap on your leg-warmers, and get lost in this wild pop culture experience. Get decked out in 80’s gear and head back in time for some totally tubular photos and fun.

man laying upside down in bright colored clothes on couch next to models of the Simpsons
For the Curious/Exploring Family: Dells Mining

The thrill of finding your own personal treasure is the reason why everyone goes mining and at Dells Mining Co, they offer this experience to all! Dells Mining Co. has been around for generations, and their knowledgeable staff is always excited to help guests find new gems during the digging process. Their onsite experts will identify any stones you discover with pinpoint accuracy so you can learn and enjoy this unique experience together as a family.

Two older children mining for gems