Photo of family snow tubing, one of the most popular Wisconsin Dells winter activities

Wisconsin Dells offers four seasons of family fun! And with winter right around the corner, you may wonder what to do when the weather cools down. Sand County Vacation Rentals is here to help, providing a list of our favorite Wisconsin Dells winter activities for families. From exhilarating snow tubing to leisurely horseback rides through quiet forest trails, there is an experience for every family this winter!

Cascade Mountain

Cascade Mountain offers the ultimate family winter destination, where kids ski for free! Kids 12 and under receive a free lift ticket when accompanied by a paid adult. Kids have access to over a dozen easy ski and snowboard trails. Cascade Kids is a fantastic option if you want to try these winter sports for the first time. It offers group lessons where the kids can learn the basics of stopping and turning. 

They also offer a family-friendly snow tubing chute for even more fun on the mountain!

Winter Ziplining in Wisconsin Dells

Winter ziplining is a unique and family-friendly adventure in the Dells. Bigfoot Zipline Tours offers year-round zipline tours for all kids over 43 inches tall. Take in views of the winter landscape on seven exhilarating zip lines through the forest. Kids 12 and under also get a free t-shirt! 

Wisconsin Dells Sleigh Ride

Oh, what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh in Wisconsin Dells! Visit Red Ridge Ranch Riding Stable for a unique sleigh ride through the Wisconsin countryside. Each sleigh ride holds 10-15 people and includes hot chocolate. 

Indoor Activities

If the weather is too chilly to enjoy Wisconsin Dells’ winter activities, head inside for endless family fun! Enjoy the Waterpark Capital of the World year-round at indoor waterparks like Kalahari Resort. Kalahari also offers Tom Foolerys Adventure Park, offering 100,000 square feet of indoor family fun. When you stay with Sand County, you can save 33% on your tickets to both attractions!

If you are looking for more educational experiences, we recommend the Tommy Bartlett Exploratory, which offers more than 175 interactive activities for kids!

Book Your Winter Getaway in Wisconsin Dells Today

Discover the best Wisconsin Dells winter activities for families with Sand County Vacation Rentals. Browse our collection of Wisconsin Dells vacation rentals and find the perfect property for your family getaway. Learn more about our specials and guest services, and book your winter getaway today!