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What you should know about Baraboo

With beautiful green spaces and fun activities for all of the family to enjoy, Baraboo makes a great vacation destination. Just 25-minute drive southwest from Wisconsin Dells, the area has an amazing circus museum with exhibitions to entertain everybody. Out in the local state parks, there are plenty of tranquil spots for walking and picnicking, and lots of opportunities to try kayaking, rock climbing, and other outdoor pursuits. And for something more cultural, there are museums and historic sites across the neighborhood.

Hotels in Baraboo

There is a good selection of hotels in Baraboo and, although these mostly cover the mid segment of the market, Baraboo hotel deals mean that there is a little something for all budgets. Family-friendly hotels in Baraboo include the popular Holiday Inn Express Wisconsin Dells, which has a fitness center and both indoor and outdoor pools. For the children, there is even an arcade and game room. Over at the Wintergreen Resort and Conference Center, there is a castle-themed waterpark, as well as a rooftop where you can unwind in the sun or during cool, summer evenings.

Things to see in Baraboo

Visitors to Baraboo will not be bored with the variety of things to do here. For nature lovers, Devil’s Lake State Park is a beautiful place to get back to nature. In summer or in winter, Baraboo reviews recommend the State Park for walks, picnics, and some stunning views. For those looking for something a bit more cultural, visit the charming Al Ringling historic home, restored to its former glory. And for train lovers, the Mid-Continent Railway Museum is just a short drive (15 minutes) from Baraboo. There, you can learn about the history of railroading and take a ride on a 7-mile route in old-fashioned railroad cars. Although the museum is closed for most of the winter, it opens for events and activities throughout the year. If you’re feeling hungry after exploring the delights of Baraboo, head to the Ski Hi Fruit farm for some tasty treats.

Good for families

With cheap Baraboo hotels and plenty of attractions to keep the kids and grown-ups amused, Baraboo is definitely the ideal destination for families. At Circus World, all of the family can watch and learn about circus acts, and even try their hand at some tricks. And if you’re looking for something more energetic, then Vertical Adventure Guides has a variety of activities for people of all ages. As well climbing and hiking, there is kayaking and canoeing, and zipline and aerial adventures for all the family to do together. With so much to do, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever tire of this place.

How to get to Baraboo

Located in the southwest of Wisconsin Dells, getting to Baraboo is simple. The best way to travel is by car: the drive from Wisconsin Dells takes around 20-25 minutes down County Road. From Minneapolis, take Interstate 94 southwest, then head down Route 12 to Baraboo. If you’re traveling from the direction of Chicago, drive northwest along Interstate 90 before taking Highway 33 to Baraboo. From further afield, visitors can fly to Central Wisconsin Airport from Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit. From the airport, it is around a 2-hour drive to Baraboo.

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