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Visit Wausau/Central Wisconsin - Come to the Crossroads!

Centrally located near the junction of Hwy 51/39 and Hwy 29, Wausau/Central Wisconsin is easy to find and hard to leave. Surrounded by woods, lakes, and hills, the Wausau area offers the combination of big city amenities with the look and feel of the great North-woods and small town hospitality. Four seasons of outdoor recreation, a thriving arts community, entertaining festivals and events, active nightlife scene, and diverse shopping and dining are just some of the many things to discover in the Wausau area.

Previously named Best Place to Experience the Outdoors by Wisconsin Trails magazine, Wausau/Central Wisconsin offers scenic escapes for the adventurer and competitor in all of us. Come and enjoy the Midwest’s favorite ski vacation destination, Granite Peak Ski Area, discover the scenic beauty of popular spots such as Rib Mountain State Park and Dells of the Eau Claire, or traverse the hundreds of trails and county recreational areas. With options for everyone like snowmobiling, snowboarding, hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, golfing, and more, Wausau/Central Wisconsin offers the outdoor resources you need.

Just a quick drive from all corners of Wisconsin, the greater Wausau area is centrally located and loaded with activities for everyone. The combination of big-city amenities, small-town hospitality, and the feel of the Northwoods makes Wausau/Central Wisconsin a great place to take a weekend trip or extended stay. Come and discover our four seasons of outdoor recreation, a thriving arts community, entertaining festivals and events, diverse shopping and dining, and so much more.
The Badger State Games presents... THE 2019 WISCONSIN STATE CORNHOLE CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday & Saturday, February 22-23, 2019 Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center Grand Ballroom 10101 Market St.
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In 2018, 424 brave souls took the Polar Plunge in Wausau. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were
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December 1, 2018 through February 24, 2019 EXHIBITION at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Victor Vasarely: Op Art Master The world-renowned father of the Op Art
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Please join us for a fun filled KID’S ICE FISHING DAY sponsored by Outdoor Bound TV on Lake Wausau Saturday March 2nd from 10am
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It will include dealers in coins, currency, bullion and all areas of numismatics. There will be free door prize drawings and a kids’ activity
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Celebrate the summer solstice at The 30th Anniversary Energy Fair on June 21-23, 2019! Organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, The Energy Fair
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The Center for the Visual Arts, is a Gallery, Gift Shop and School of Art non-profit working to engage people in the visual arts
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This annual event features 120+ fine artists, juried in 11 media, making for a variety of work for patrons to purchase. Food stands,
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Wausau Nordic Ski Club and the Rib Mountain Alpine Ski Club will be holding a joint Ski Swap on Friday 11/2/18-Saturday 11/3/18 at East
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Granite Peak
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Snowmobile Trails
Open
Nine Mile X-Country
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Sylvan Tubing Hill
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