Vacation spots send warm invitations up north

...Indoor water parks say they are busier than usual, too. Joe Eck, the general manager of Wilderness Resort in the Wisconsin Dells, said business is up 10 percent to 15 percent because of the bitter cold.Among those who decided to go to the Wilderness...

Area folks are escaping to cooler places

...send several cards. They say hello from Illinois, the Land of Lincoln. Another card shows the beauty of the Wisconsin Dells. Another depicts the Crazy Horse Memorial monument. A ring-necked pheasant postcard highlights the Dakotas...

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast

...Advisors, a consulting firm. Wisconsin Dells, Wis., which is considered...their first indoor water park in Wisconsin Dells some years ago. Driving past...called the Black Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells in the dead of winter, they...

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...autumn drives, go to www.midwestliving.com/fallcolor. Amusement parks ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Two parks in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., won awards for the best new rides of 2005 from Amusement Today newspaper. Hades at Mount Olympus Water...

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Pocket change

...Gas Getaway" at Antiqua Bay Waterpark Resort & Conference Center ((608) 254-8306, www.antiquabay.com) in Wisconsin Dells offers guests $25 worth of gasoline for each night spent at the resort. The offer is good through Labor Day. In...

Florida derailment increases doubters

...The corridor covers 418 miles and links Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis, and possibly Madison, Wis., and Wisconsin Dells. Incremental improvements are planned. The estimated cost for the stretch between Chicago and Milwaukee is $471...

Many holiday bargains still available for smart travelers

...in destinations traditionally considered to be summer vacation spots. For instance, the Black Wolf Lodge in the Wisconsin Dells, Wis., region offers mid-week packages that are 40 percent lower than the summer season. Opt for a January thaw...

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Scrawny legs soon will be on display

...card showing African fertility statues at the Ripley's Museum, where he enjoyed 54-degree temperatures in the Wisconsin Dells.And finally, Dan and Mary Martin send a card from Middlebury, Vt., home of Middlebury College, where they went...

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...Church in Milwaukee; the S.C. Johnson Wax Headquarters and Wingspread in Racine; the Seth Peterson Cottage near Wisconsin Dells; the A.D. German Warehouse in Richland Center, where he was born; the Unitarian Meeting House and Monona Terrace...

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Getting the holdouts to try Branson

...by focusing on what differentiates it from its competitors - destinations like Orlando, Nashville, Las Vegas and Wisconsin Dells, a water park resort popular in the Midwest. Officials settled on two main concepts to express what's unique about...

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