The days are getting shorter, the air is feeling cooler, and the leaves are slowly beginning to change color. Yes, it’s finally here – autumn in Wisconsin! For those of you who yearn year-round for sweatshirt weather, this period of seasonal change cannot be enjoyed enough. From crackling campfires on a crisp autumn evening to fall foliage hikes through the Wisconsin woods, the Dells area has everything you need for the quintessential harvest season getaway. Plan a visit to Baker’s Sunset Bay and relax at one of the best places to stay in Wisconsin for fall family fun. Here are just a few of our favorite fall spots to check out the changing foliage while on your Baker’s Sunset vacation.

Lake Delton Bonfires

Uniquely located on Lake Delton’s southern shoreline, Baker’s Sunset Bay is an excellent destination for enjoying some natural midwestern beauty. Our peaceful resort is tucked away in the breathtaking forest, away from traffic but just minutes from all of the area’s most scenic locations – indeed one of the best places to stay in Wisconsin. Join us on the beach for nightly bonfires, and admire the gorgeous changing hues of the surrounding leafage. Lose yourself in the beauty as the flickering firelight intermittently illuminates the intimate setting.

State Parks

Take advantage of the area’s multiple scenic state parks while on your fall family vacation, and embark on an exciting hike. Located just off of Interstate 90-94 and open year-round, Mirror Lake State Park is a perfect locale to appreciate some fall beauty. Hike or kayak through the various trail and waterways, and experience the pine and oak woods of this amazing park. Another equally beautiful leaf-peeping destination is Devil’s Lake State Park. Just south of the Dells, this majestic and rugged refuge is home to huge quartzite bluffs and cliffs. Trek through the 30 miles of hiking trails and view the beautiful rock formations and brilliant cedar, juniper, and maple trees.

Riverside and Great Northern Railway

For a rare view the impressive fall beauty, take a steam-engine ride through the trees and witness the changing colors by train! At Riverside and Great Northern Railway, you and your children can chug through the forest along the Wisconsin River on our miniature steam locomotive. Witness beautiful autumn colors as you meander through canyons and pass over cliffs, getting up-close-and-personal with the stunning nature.

Baker’s Sunset Bay

Baker’s Sunset Bay is one of the best places to stay in Wisconsin If you are excited for fall and ready to appreciate the gorgeous changing colors. Experience the beautiful location of this relaxing Dells resorts, visit one of the incredible nearby state parks, or embark on a unique locomotive fall foliage adventure. There is no shortage of ways you can witness the majestic midwestern scenery and get your fix of fall family fun.