Baraboo, Wisconsin Resorts

Baraboo, Wisconsin Resorts
Located about 40 miles northwest of Madison, Wis., Baraboo is part of the Wisconsin Dells resort region of south-central Wisconsin. With a population of just under 12,000 people, Baraboo is a small town with access to a diverse selection of attractions for those who love the outdoors. Rolling hills and farmland combine with eclectic shops and tourist attractions to make the area appealing to both adults and children.

Ho Chunk Luxury Hotel and Casino

The Ho-Chunk Luxury Hotel and Casino is a premier attraction in Wisconsin. With gaming going on 24 hours a day, the casino has all of the games people like to play, including: blackjack, poker, craps, off-track betting, slot machines, video poker and bingo. Amenities in the resort include a wellness center featuring updated fitness areas and swimming with your choice of a lap pool, children's wading pool or whirlpool. Four restaurants and two lounges are on the casino floors as well as babysitting services, an indoor playground, a video game arcade, karaoke stage and quiet play zone. Rooms include standard amenities like a hairdryer, microwave, coffeemaker, cable TV, air-conditioning and more. Suites include a private fireplace, whirlpool tub, waterfall shower and foot spa.

Ho-Chunk Casino
S3214 Highway 12
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 356-6210

Sunset Bay Resort

Located south on Lake Delton's shoreline, this resort is close to both Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells attractions without being too close. In the summer, it has nightly campfires as well as ping-pong, volleyball and horseshoes. The indoor pool has two water slides, and the resort has a whirlpool and spa. In addition to the large pool with a children's wading area, a small beach area is on Lake Delton with a playground. Rooms are basically furnished with TVs, microwave, kitchenettes in most and include high-speed Internet access. Furnishings are perfect for families with kids running in and out from the beach and pool.

Sunset Bay Resort
921 Canyon Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(800) 435-6515

Kalahari Resort

The Wisconsin Dells/Baraboo Kalahari Resort is the quintessential resort. This resort is so self-contained you don't have to travel anywhere but to the resort, which has a full-service spa, arcade, indoor water park, first-run movie theater, fitness center and pottery studio. Shopping and organized activities and events also are available. Rooms range from a standard "hut" to a Royal Presidential Suite. All rooms have microwaves, coffeemakers, high-speed Internet access, flat-screen TVs and more.

Kalahari Resorts
1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(877) 525-2427


Article Written By Michelle Hogan

Michelle Hogan is a writer and the author of 13 books including the 2005 bestselling memoir, "Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (With Kids) in America." Hogan studied English at American University and has been writing professionally since 1998. Her work has appeared in "The New York Times," "Redbook," "Family Circle" and many other publications.

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