Indoor Waterparks | Driving Distance from the Quad Cities


The midwest is full of indoor waterparks — amazing indoor waterparks! And once cabin fever starts to settle in, waterparks are a great option to have some fun and to burn that energy. We have several that are within about a couple hours drive of the Quad Cities, and many more that are a doable drive for an overnight or weekend getaway!

We’ve highlighted some of our favorites below (including our top 3 picks for Wisconsin Dells). Let us know if you have a favorite that we have missed!

Grand Harbor Resort

350 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA
(563) 690-4000

Other things to do in Dubuque, IA!

Grand Bear Falls 

Photo from Grand Bear Falls website

2643 IL Route 178, Utica, IL
(866) 399-3866

Check out Starved Rock State Park!

Huck’s Harbor at Fun City Resort

3001 Winegard Dr, Burlington, IA
(319) 753-2946

***Closed for remodel/construction until Spring 2023!

Great Wolf Lodge – Gurnee, IL

Photo from Great Wolf website

1700 Nations Dr, Gurnee, IL
(844) 482-9653
Great Wolf Gurnee website

Check out more things to do in the Chicago area!

Our 3 Wisconsin Dells Favorites 

More to do in the Wisconsin Dells from our friends at Madison Mom. 

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