Great Wolf Lodge New England Coming to Boston in 2014

The Great Wolf Lodge pack of 11 resorts will have a new cub when its 12th indoor waterpark, Great Wolf Lodge New England, opens just outside Boston, MA in 2014.  Great Wolf Lodge New England will have a host of popular attractions including a signature indoor waterpark as well as MagiQuest, Scooops Kids Spa, and Ten Paw Alley bowling alley.  In addition, Great Wolf Lodge New England will offer new types of suites not seen in any other resort.  Continue reading for more details from Great Wolf Lodge’s press release.

Update March 11, 2014

Great Wolf Lodge New England is now accepting reservations, and families can now book their stays for June 1 and on.  Best rates can be found online at  Also, Great Wolf Lodge New England is having a Grand Opening promotion.  If families book by July 4 for stays between June 1 and September 1, 2014 they can receive up to 30% off our best available rates with promo code: GRAND.  More information (and the fine print) is available by clicking the following link.

Original post from September 24, follows below…

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From Great Wolf Lodge’s Press Release

New England families will soon have something to howl about, as Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. begins construction in Massachusetts on its newest resort.

Great Wolf Lodge New England will be a first-class destination resort, providing families with more than 100,000 square feet of entertainment offerings and lodging amenities to enjoy, all under one roof.  The centerpiece of the resort will be more than 68,000 square feet of indoor waterpark fun, the largest in the state.  With signature Great Wolf Lodge water rides and attractions, including the thrilling six-story funnel slide, Howlin’ Tornado; Slap Tail Pond wave pool and Fort Mackenzie – a multi-level interactive tree house with its signature tipping bucket – the new resort will feature water fun for everyone.

“As the leader in indoor waterpark resorts, we are thrilled to expand our brand into New England,” shared Kim Schaefer, chief executive office, Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., “We are bringing a unique, year-round family entertainment resort to the market, as well as introducing new experiences and amenities to the brand that are exclusive to this new property.  Great Wolf Lodge New England will feature the very best in family-focused vacations.”

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The 406 guest suites will provide the perfect place for families to relax after a full day of waterpark play.  Each suite will comfortably accommodate at least five people and include an in-room refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.  Families can choose from several suite styles, including the kid-themed Wolf Den, and KidCabin suites, which feature bunk beds and colorful spaces.

The resort will also debut never-before-seen suite styles, including the Majestic KidCabin and the Grizzly Wolf Dens.

The Majestic KidCabin will sleep 11 people and feature two bathrooms, a separate king bedroom, two queen beds and a themed cabin for kids, complete with a daybed and a set of bunk beds.  The Grizzly Wolf Den will sleep ten people, have two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room area and themed kids Wolf Den, complete with bunk beds.

Families will delight at the wide variety of activities found throughout the entire resort, perfect for children of all ages.

Attractions and amenities include:

  • The brand’s first and only indoor play area, boasting over 16,000 square feet of entertainment complete with a multi-level ropes course and indoor miniature golf;
  • MagiQuest, a live-action, interactive game where kids use wands to battle dragons and save pixies;
  • Scooops Kid Spa for ice cream-themed manicures and pedicures;
  • Ten Paw Alley mini bowling;
  • Daily kids’ activities as part of the resort’s Cub Club on Wheels program; and
  • The Great Clock Tower Show and evening Story Time by the fireplace – a Great Wolf Lodge tradition that brings everyone together in the Grand Lobby each night

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Great Wolf Lodge New England will also feature several dining options and food outlets including the brand’s new Lodge Wood Fired Grill restaurant and bar, the Bear Paw Sweets & Eats confectionery café, Hungry as a Wolf handcrafted pizza and pasta and a Dunkin’ Donuts.

Event planners can also look to Great Wolf Lodge New England for all meeting and event needs.  The property will boast more than 12,000 square feet of flexible conference space, six breakout rooms, a dedicated group entrance, built-in audio/video technology, customizable catering options and a world-class team of industry professionals.

Access to Great Wolf Lodge New England’s indoor water park is included with each suite and is exclusive to resort guests, providing a great value and the perfect place for families to spend time together.

Great Wolf Lodge New England will be the company’s twelfth resort.  It will be located off Route 2, 45 minutes from Boston and is expected to open in late spring 2014.

For more information on Great Wolf Resorts and its brands of indoor waterpark resorts, visit

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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.