6 Wisconsin Indoor Water Parks to Escape the Winter

If you’re looking for a place to warm up during the winter, Wisconsin’s indoor water parks have all kinds of exciting fun. These family-friendly destinations scattered across the state are just the right antidote to cabin fever. 

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center - Wisconsin Dells

At 125,000 square feet, the Kalahari is Wisconsin’s largest indoor water park. The African-themed resort offers an unprecedented array of fun for the whole family. Water-lovers have no shortage of options in this massive facility, including an uphill water roller coaster, waterslides, tube rides, a 920-foot lazy river and the "FlowRider" that creates continuous ocean-like waves for a nearly authentic surfing experience.

The Waters of Minocqua - Minocqua

Head up north for a timbered, Northwoods-themed getaway at The Waters of Minocqua. Adults and children alike will enjoy this 10,000-square-foot water park, complete with an indoor-outdoor pool, hot tub, kiddie play area and a pair of three-story body slides. Pet-friendly rooms are also available, so even your four-legged family member can join the wintertime fun.

Three Bears Resort – Warrens 

The Cranberry Capital of Wisconsin offers more than just delicious berries. It also boasts the Three Bears Resort, a hotel with both indoor and outdoor waterparks perfect for family getaways. With over 60,000 square feet of indoor waterpark fun including waterslides, lazy rivers, a wave pool and hot tubs, it’s easy to spend multiple days here when you and your crew are in need of a winter vacation. Don’t forget to stop by the arcade and laser maze for extra inside fun! 

Tundra Lodge Resort & Waterpark - Green Bay

The Tundra Lodge Resort & Waterpark is the largest indoor waterpark hotel in Northeast Wisconsin. It has two three-story-tall water slides, an interactive water playground for kids of all ages and Green Bay’s only lazy river and whirlpool, all within the shadow of legendary Lambeau Field. When you need a break from the water, there’s also the Gold Rush Arcade that features more than 70 arcade games.

Timber Ridge Lodge - Lake Geneva

Another exciting indoor water park destination is Moose Mountain Falls on the grounds of the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa at Timber Ridge Lodge in Lake Geneva. Complete with 30,000 square feet of indoor fun, the water park has two waterslides, a lazy river, splash pools filled with interactive water features and a large whirlpool. Timber Ridge also offers tons of unique activities in the Kids Activity Center as well as over 60 arcade games.

Chaos Indoor Water Park – Eau Claire 

Families with younger kids will find lots of fun at the Chaos Indoor Water Park inside the Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire. Float down the lazy river together, speed down a water slide and splash around in the activity pool before grabbing a bite to eat at the snack bar that also serves adult beverages. Stay overnight at the resort or just get a day pass for warm winter fun.  

Regardless of the weather outside, Wisconsin’s indoor waterparks offer endless memory making for the entire family. To discover more fun indoor activities for whatever the weather, check out these kid-friendly tours and destinations!