Construction for a new Great Wolf Lodge is set to begin in Southwest Florida this week. It will be the first Great Wolf Lodge in Florida.
Here are five things to know about the resort:
What is Great Wolf Lodge?
Great Wolf Lodge is a family-friendly resort that features an indoor water park.
According to its website, Great Wolf Lodge is “North America’s largest family of indoor water park resorts.”
The resort was founded in 1997 in Wisconsin.
How many locations are there?
Great Wolf Lodge has 18 locations open across the United States. There are two locations in the works – one in Maryland and one in Florida. Great Wolf Lodge also has one resort in Canada.
Activities and attractions at Great Wolf Lodge
Each Great Wolf Lodge is uniquely designed, according to the company, but all locations have similar attractions.
In addition to the indoor water park, the lodge also includes miniature golf, family bowling, a climbing wall and dance parties.
Where will the first Great Wolf Lodge in Florida be located?
The Great Wolf Lodge will be located in Naples, Florida on City Gate Boulevard near the Paradise Coast Sports Complex at the Collier Boulevard exit of I-75, according to the company.
The lodge will feature 500 rooms, a 100,000- square-foot indoor water park and 62,000 square feet of attractions, according to the Naples Daily News.
When is Great Wolf Lodge opening in Florida?
The Naples location – dubbed Great Wolf Lodge South Florida – is set to open by the summer of 2024, according to the Naples Daily News.
Victoria Brown is a digital producer for USA TODAY Network’s Florida region. Contact Victoria at firstname.lastname@example.org.