Kalahari Resort-Wisconsin Dells Is the Coolest Destination for Hot Summer Fun

-Wisconsin Governor Doyle commends Kalahari for 10 Years of Innovation -

Jun 22, 2010, 15:07 ET from Kalahari Resort

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WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a decade of summer fun brewing at Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.  Gearing up to celebrate its 10th Fourth of July holiday weekend since opening in May 2000, Kalahari is providing the ultimate in vacation adventures for kids and families who are taking drive-to getaways this summer.  

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"There's no question that Kalahari Resort has been a major asset to Wisconsin Tourism since opening 10 years ago," says Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle. "We commend the resort for drawing hundreds of thousands of tourists to Wisconsin, providing more than 1,200 jobs for Wisconsin residents, and for stimulating our economy now more than ever."  

Kalahari, which first opened as a 100-room hotel with a 60,000-square-foot indoor waterpark, is now Wisconsin's premier resort, offering 756 guest rooms, indoor and outdoor waterparks, spa, golf, entertainment, and an indoor theme park.  Dubbed the "Las Vegas of Waterparks," the industry visionary has invested more than $129 million into resort expansion projects, most recently unveiling an Indoor Theme Park complete with an indoor Ferris wheel, go-cart tracks and climbing wall.

Celebrate July 4 at Kalahari

For guests looking to get their patriotic groove on, Kalahari is celebrating America over July 4th weekend with a variety of activities, from a kids' bike parade to saluting our soldiers with homemade "thank you cards," and a good old-fashioned picnic, to an "Afrika - Illuminate the Nite" Fireworks Spectacular, a musically synchronized pyrotechnic display that is sure to leave guests breathless

"It's hard to believe this will be our 10th 4th of July celebration," says Todd Nelson, president and owner of the family run business. "What an amazing opportunity we've had to grow in this industry and to provide a memorable experience for both our leisure and convention guests. We can't wait to see what the next 10 years brings."  

About Kalahari Resort

Kalahari Resort is home to Wisconsin's largest indoor waterpark, 110,000-square-foot Indoor Theme Park, 756 guestrooms, Spa Kalahari and Salon, on-site restaurants and retail shops and 100,000-square-foot convention center.  Kalahari also features Trappers Turn golf course and the Crystal Grand Theatre. A second Kalahari Resort is located in Sandusky, Ohio. For reservations and guest information, call 1-877-KALAHARI (525-2427) or visit: www.KalahariResorts.com.  

SOURCE Kalahari Resort