Great Wolf Lodge. I Survived! August 15, 2016

Posted by Paige Dunn | Mini Mom Adventure

IMG_3931On a whim, I loaded the kids in the car and we went to the Great Wolf Lodge. I’ve seen tons of publicity over the years for the place and finally decided to try it out.

I have to admit I wasn’t really excited about this adventure. I’m not a theme park/crowd lover, but I do recognize that raising kids isn’t about my preferences all the time. So . . . off we went. Funny thing is my kids didn’t really want to go. I thought, “This is so backwards. Am I really trying to convince my kids to go?” I won (yay me).

As soon as we arrived, the kids walked in the door and announced “Wow, we love it here.” I was actually pleasantly surprised. It was nicer than I thought. At check-in the kids were given wolf ears, which they thought were pretty dang cool. We were all given wrist bands that gave us access to the pool. My wrist band served as our room key and credit card, which was great because for once in my life I didn’t have to carry my purse around. We immediately checked into our room and ran to the slides. This part was slightly awkward. I forgot a beach bag. I grabbed the hotel’s plastic laundry bag and threw our things in it. Every single seat was taken by the slides, so our laundry bag found a home in a corner.
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