Cheryl Wolken
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Cheryl Wolken

Cheryl Wolken is a local author, website owner, and marketer of the Wausau area. In 2018, Cheryl created WausauMama.com, a website for parents, from the ground-up. In 2021, after realizing there was not a children's book about the Wausau area, Cheryl wrote and designed The ABCs of Wausau, which has become a local bestseller. In 2022, Cheryl was hired by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin as the Wausau Area Marketing Specialist promoting the area as a “Wausome” place to live.

30+ Things to do This Summer in the Wausau Area

Root for the Wausau Woodchucks at a home game at Athletic Park Take a bike ride with the family on the Trillium Trail in Rib Mountain Eat dinner al fresco at Dining on the Street in downtown Wausau See the hot air balloons at the Taste N Glow Balloon Fest Take the family to the new STEM…

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Your Wausau Area Spring Bucket List

Springtime in the Wausau area is a wonderful time. If you have an upcoming trip to the area, here is the perfect spring bucket list to make your trip memorable. 1. Go Shopping in Downtown Wausau 📍 Evolutions in Design, 626 N 3rd Street, Wausau, WI 54403 Evolutions in Design is one of the coolest…

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8 Winter Activities for Families in the Wausau Area

Jump to: Snow Tubing Children's Imaginarium Ice Skating WOW Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Granite Peak Ski Area Fat Tire Biking Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing The Wausau area is a great place for families to visit, even in the winter! Go Snow Tubing at Sylvan Hill 📍 1329 Sylvan…

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Kid Friendly Spring Activities

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained during the springtime? This list will keep the kids busy no matter what the weather is doing outside. 1. Play at Art Park at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum 📍 700 N 12th St, Wausau, WI 54403 The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum has an awesome kids…

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The Craft Breweries in the Wausau Area

Bull Falls Brewery 📍 901 E Thomas St, Wausau, WI 54403 Started in the early 2000s by Mike and Don Zamzow, Bull Falls Brewery has expanded from brewing only an Oktoberfest beer to now offering almost 20 different brews throughout the year. Their most popular beers are Holzhacker Lager…

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Wausau Family Guide - Adventurous Weekend

Go Mountain Biking at Nine Mile County Forest 📍 221700 Red Bud Rd, Wausau, WI 54401 The Wausau area has some awesome mountain biking trails! The trail network at Nine Mile County Forest is huge and can meet the needs of both beginners and experienced riders. If your family enjoys downhill…

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The Best Outdoor Summer Activities in the Wausau Area

Go for a Hike Wausau’s best kept secret is the old quartzite quarry (pictured above) at the top of Rib Mountain State Park. The quarry can be accessed via a trail at the top of Rib Mountain or via a trail at the end of Grouse Lane. If you start at the top of Rib Mountain State Park, make sure…

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The Best Indoor Spring Activities in the Wausau Area

Play arcade games and laser tag at Wausau On Water (WOW Family Entertainment Center) 📍 1300 N. River Dr, Wausau, WI 54403 When April showers are in full force, head over to WOW to play an exhilarating round of laser tag and enjoy a large selection of arcade games. WOW is also a full-service…

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Find Your Perfect Girls’ Weekend in the Wausau Area

Ideas for Foodies Delicious food is an important part of any girls' weekend. For a morning coffee, check out Tucknee Coffee (pictured above center), Condor Coffee Company, or Whitewater Music Hall. For lunch or dinner, some high-quality options are Back When Cafe (farm to table), Red Eye Brewing…

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The Best Outdoor Spring Activities in the Wausau Area

Walk or ride your bike along the Cedar Creek Trail 📍 1100 Imperial Ave, Rothschild, WI 54474 To access the Cedar Creek Trail, park on the north side of the Stoney Creek Hotel and head north on the trail. Almost immediately, you will arrive at the first of two covered bridges! After you loop…

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