The opening of Great Wolf Lodge Southern California in early 2016 marks a new era of expansion and growth for Great Wolf Resorts. Located in Garden Grove, near Anaheim and in the heart of family vacation mecca, Great Wolf Resort Southern California is the first indoor water park in California. It is also the company’s first California resort and its largest, with 105,000 square feet of water park thrills.
Opened in Spring 2018, Great Wolf Lodge Georgia brings a unique family vacation experience to the Peach State. With the heart of every Great Wolf Lodge, the indoor water park, as well as many new experiences to offer guests, Great Wolf Lodge Georgia is making a splash!
Great Wolf Lodge Maryland is under construction with plans to open in mid-late 2023. This will be Great Wolf's 20th resort and its largest with 700 family-friendly suites and a 126,000-square-foot indoor water park.
Great Wolf Lodge Illinois opened its doors in 2018, giving Chicagoland a convenient place to getaway with the family without sacrificing any of the fun. With 80,000 square feet of indoor water park fun and a variety of new amenities, the 17th Great Wolf Lodge is making a huge paw print in the Midwest.
Opened in 2006 was Great Wolf Lodge Cincinnati/Mason, located in “Ohio’s Largest Playground.” It is touted as one of four regional attractions by the city of Mason, along with the Golf Center at Kings Island and the annual Western & Southern Open.
The Rocky Mountains welcomed its first Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in late 2016. Located at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains, just south of Denver, Colorado Springs is near Pikes Peak National Forest and the Garden of the Gods, making it a popular family vacation destination.
The company’s first foray into the Pacific Northwest came in 2008, with the opening of Great Wolf Lodge Grand Mound, which is strategically located between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon.
The year 2003 also heralded the opening of the fourth Great Wolf Lodge, this time in Kansas City, Kansas, a key family vacation destination in the heart of the United States.
Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota opened its doors in late 2017, joining many of the fun family attractions just outside Minneapolis. Located near the Mall of America, Great Wolf Lodge offers families a great place to stay and play with over 75,000 square feet of indoor water park fun, the Great Wolf Adventure Park and more shopping and dining experiences all under one roof.
Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, which opened in 2006 in Ontario, Canada, is located in one of the most popular family vacation destinations in North America.
Coming on the heels of the Williamsburg opening, Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains opened in 2005 in one of the East Coast’s most popular, traditional family vacation areas. Ideally situated to capture the New York City vacation market.
Great Wolf Resorts expanded into The Golden State with a 500-room family resort on a 29-acre site in Manteca, CA. The lodge, opened in 2021, provides a convenient family getaway for residents of San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Fresno, Modesto, Stockton, and many other Northern California communities. Great Wolf Lodge Northern California is the company’s 19th resort in North America and second in California.
As Great Wolf Resorts realized that this fully integrated vacation experience would be a hit in other markets, it chose Sandusky, Ohio, a family vacation mecca located half way between Cleveland and Toledo for its second Great Wolf Lodge in 2001. Offering the same first-class service and amenities as the property in Wisconsin Dells, Great Wolf Lodge Sandusky is now listed as one of the top ten things to do in Sandusky by TripAdvisor.
Families across Arizona and the greater Southwest have something fun to howl about after Great Wolf Resorts expanded its paw print to The Grand Canyon State. The 350-room family resort, on an 18-acre site adjacent to Salt River Fields, is located within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Great Wolf Lodge Arizona opened in 2019 and is the company’s 18th resort in North America.
Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City was built in 2003. Known for its ideal location and beautiful natural attractions, including Lake Michigan beaches, vineyards, National Lakeshore, and downhill skiing, Traverse City was named the number two small town travel destination in the United States by TripAdvisor and one of the top 10 places to retire by U.S. News. It is ideally located to draw families from both Chicago and Detroit.
Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg, built in 2005, is listed as one of the five top things to do in Williamsburg by VisitWilliamsburg.com. Located in America’s Historic Triangle of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown, it was Great Wolf Resorts’ first East Coast location.