The recent polar vortex came as a firm reminder that we’re smack dab in the middle of winter’s peak here in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Thankfully, the subzero temperatures won’t last long as we’re expecting 30s and even 40s in the near future. Most families visit Wisconsin Dells in the wintertime to soak, splash, and relax inside a famous waterpark, but sometimes our beautiful outdoor winter wonderland is too alluring to past up. Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort, one of the best Wisconsin Dells resorts, is just minutes from several exciting winter activities in Wisconsin Dells. Whether you’re hoping to carve down well-groomed slopes or snowshoe through a secluded, pristine wilderness, you’ll find what you’re looking for here in South Central Wisconsin!

Devil’s Head Ski Resort

Tourists have come to know Wisconsin Dells as an exciting, family-friendly water park haven, but we also have several ski resorts located throughout the area, including the splendid Devil’s Head Ski Resort in nearby Merrimac, WI. Families can get their entire winter fix at Devil’s Head with a full day of skiing, snowboarding, or snow tubing. The scenic 20-mile journey to Devil’s Head is well worth the trip thanks to our affordable winter Wisconsin Dells packages. We’ve partnered with the fine folks at Devil’s Head to provide discounted lift tickets (starting at just $39) as well as access to the Kalahari Indoor Waterpark and Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park. This deal is too good to pass up! Devil’s Head has 30 snow trails, ranging from beginner, intermediate, and expert. Your family will have access to 300 acres of terrain, making it the third largest ski resort in the Midwest.

winter activities in wisconsin dellsMirror Lake State Park

There’s a seemingly endless natural wilderness surrounding Wisconsin Dells, which amounts to countless winter possibilities. When our guests ask us about snowshoeing or winter hiking options in the area, we almost always direct them to nearby Mirror Lake State Park, a 2,200-acre wilderness less than five miles from Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort. Snowshoeing is among the best winter activities in Wisconsin Dells, especially for couples and families with teenagers. But Mirror Lake also has several fat tire biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, and dog walking possibilities. This extensive winter map shows the wide variety of trails at Mirror Lake State Park.

Year-Round Wisconsin Dells Lodging

After each full day of splashing, skiing, and snowshoeing, retreat to Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort for a memorable evening with the kids. We have an indoor pool, an arcade room, and perfect sightlines of beautiful Lake Delton, all within minutes of the best winter activities in Wisconsin Dells. We also have a family suite that features a cozy fireplace, three flatscreen televisions, and a full kitchen. Otherwise, our modern canyon condos have 1,500 square feet of contemporary space, perfect for large families. Couples, meanwhile, almost always choose our popular Jacuzzi suite. Give us a call today at 1-800-435-6515 to book a well-deserved winter escape to exhilarating Wisconsin Dells!