Posts Tagged With: Wisconsin Dells

IHG Waterpark Hotels

Many of us did the IHG mail in points promotion that was offered this winter.  Looking to burn up some of those 50,000+ points I went looking for IHG waterpark hotel options.

In Florida:

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Orlando – Orange Lake Resort   35,000 points per night or $146 a night. Boasts a lazy river in the twelve acre waterpark and nine restaurants.

In Minnesota:

Holiday Inn Express Brainerd/ Baxter has the connecting Three Bear Waterpark. $225 a night with access to the waterpark.

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Ho-Chuck Casino near the Wisconsin Dells

We usually end our working vacation in Minnesota with a night (or at least a stop) at the Ho-Chuck casino in Baraboo.  Sometimes we even will stop on the way up to Minnesota to stretch our legs. (Basically Mother- in- Law likes the slot machines.)

We have stayed several times at the casino on Saturday or Sunday nights but this time check in was worse than normal.  It was almost an hour from when we arrived to when we were able to enter our room.  That is way too long!!!!!

Waiting for drinks at the casino bars took forever! It was a Saturday night, they need to hire some staff to accommodate the thirsty people.  I wanted a couple of drinks but gave up after waiting for just one.

When I got my rewards card from the service center (been a year since my last visit so my card did not work) they slaughtered my name even though she had my drivers license when she put the info in.

On the plus side I finished up $40 and Mother in Law was up $100 so we took the money and went to bed at 1:30am.

We had our standard two queen beds in a regular room.


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