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Wausau & Central Wisconsin is your ADVENTURE CENTRAL!

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.

"Accessibility: Creative Solutions that Work" Free women's health education event, focusing on accessibility and creative solutions for those living with, or caring for others
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Nine Mile Forest is known for cross-country ski trails but when the snow melts, there are miles of epic single-track running trails waiting just
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The inaugural year was such a success - we are doing it again! Featuring over 130 different beers and bacon samples from local restaurants
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Free admission for teachers! Teachers are awesome. Because of this fact, Colossal Fossils would like to thank all of the teachers out there who dedicate so
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Family friendly activities with food and sculptures.
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Enjoy racing at State Park Speedway
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This Annual Dinner for stakeholders and community members highlights the year's successes and challenges, as well as taking a cumulative look back over the
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Parking lot in front of Aspirus Corporate Offices. Until sold out.
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Reserved climb run by certified arborists to get birds-eye view of the city. For ages 7 and older. $37 for 4-5 climbs, registration required.
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Welcome to the Wausau Wheelers Bike Club! We are a recreational road bike club, offering a variety of organized group rides each Tuesday
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Let's see how nocturnal you are! Join us for a family nighttime adventure. Explore the lives of nocturnal animals through an interactive
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Join us as we welcome back this well-known event! This ticketed event will feature local art, local businesses, and WINE! Purchase a ticket in advance
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The Red, White & Blue 5K Run/Walk is an annual event that takes place as part of our Badger State Games each year.
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Travel through cinematography history as the symphony orchestra presents memorable soundtracks and other popular pieces used in film. Tickets available at the door: $15 Adults, $10
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Travel through cinematography history as the symphony orchestra presents memorable soundtracks and other popular pieces used in film. Tickets available at the door: $15 Adults, $10
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Ages 5-12 learn techniques and more. $140, register.
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Part of the 10x10 Series: Them Coulee Boys craft a brand of Americana that blends punk, bluegrass, and rock & roll.
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Part of the Badger State Games BMX series
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Partnering with multiple businesses and organizations, we will have an entire day of activities for you, including: Ministry Health Care Pumpkin Patch, Kid's Tractor
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Runners start at the base of Rib Mountain and finish in the heart of downtown Wausau with a huge finish line festival on the
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Something is eating our exhibits! Strange things have been happening at the Colossal Fossils Downtown Museum as of late. Mysterious attacks, lurking shadows, and
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The Harvest Festival at Willow Springs Garden is located 3.6 mi. north of Fleet Farm on Hwy. K to Hillcrest Dr. West on Hillcrest
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With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands.
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Bring the family to Wausau Child Care's Fall Festival and Rummage Sale fundraising event. There's something for the whole family. Including Kids
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Brides, Grooms, family and friends can check out advice from vendors, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and more. See everything for your wedding: rings, caterers, gowns,
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Aspirus Arts In Education Series Presents: Hop on The Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the beloved
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Something is eating our exhibits! Strange things have been happening at the Colossal Fossils Downtown Museum as of late. Mysterious attacks, lurking shadows, and
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OPEN EVERY WEEKEND. Located 3.6 mi. north of Fleet Farm on Hwy. K to Hillcrest Dr. West on Hillcrest 1/2 mi. Watch for signs!
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The recommended ages for the haunted corn maze is 10 years and older. Willow Springs Garden is located 3.6 mi. north of Fleet
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Enjoy racing at State Park Speedway
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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.
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