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.
We are committed to helping our community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, and return to times of prosperity, fun, and laughter! Watch this video for a preview of what awaits when you return to Wausau/Central Wisconsin!
BADGER STATE GAMES
Ever wanted to try your hand at olympic-style sports? Check out our many Badger State Games events! Celebrating our 35th year, we have special spinner medals for winners.
45 X 90 HISTORICAL MARKER
Discover “un-paralleled” places, beginning with a very unique Marathon County landmark, the 45 x 90 Geographical Marker. 2017 renovations to this site make it possible for visitors to stroll out on a gravel path, take photos, and join the Official 45x90 Club.
FIND YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
From fishing to biking, swimming to hiking, and everything in between, the Wausau area has plenty of outdoor recreation to enjoy all year long! Whether you prefer your adventure to be relaxing or exhilarating, you will find it here.
THINGS TO DO
The Wausau area has plenty of delightful indoor activity options. Check out our great selection of indoor sports, museums, and theaters.
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.