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 stores! Make sure to continue down 3rd Street to see all of the other cool shops.

Plants in Store


2.  Go for a Walk Along the River Edge Parkway

📍 1506 N River Dr, Wausau, WI 54403

Stop in at WOW Family Entertainment Center if you're hungry or thirsty!


River Edge Parkway


3.  Enjoy a Show at The Grand Theater

📍 401 N 4th St, Wausau, WI 54403

The Grand Theater always has a wide variety of impressive shows. Make sure to buy your tickets as early as possible, so they don’t sell out!


Grand Theater in Wausau During Summer


4.  Visit Monk Botanical Gardens

📍 1800 N 1st Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

Monk Botanical Gardens is the perfect place to enjoy spring. Breathe in the fresh air, look for flowers, and enjoy wandering the trails.


Monk Gardens in Wausau


5. Try Hatchet Throwing at Blades and Boards

📍 3109 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401

Hatchet throwing is so much fun! Challenge your partner, friend, or group to a game or two. How many bulls eyes can you get?

Axe Throwing


6.  Enjoy Some Outdoor Patio Dining

📍 Red Eye Brewing Company, 3109 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401

There’s nothing better than eating outside after being cooped up inside all winter! Multiple restaurants have patios in the Wausau area, so get ready to absorb that sunshine!

Red Eye Brewing Patio


7. Tour the Yawkey House Museum

📍 410 McIndoe St, Wausau, WI 54403

Are you a history buff? Do you love to tour historic homes? Visit the Marathon County Historical Society to view their exhibits and tour Cyrus and Alice Yawkey’s former home.

Lawn at Leigh Yawky


8. Refuel at a Coffee Shop

📍Tucknee Coffee, 610 Washington St, Wausau, WI 54403

When you’re checking off items on your bucket list, it’s important to stay properly hydrated! There are multiple cozy cafes in the Wausau area, so you don’t have to worry about where you’ll get your caffeine fix.


9. Say Goodbye to the Snow at Rib Mountain State Park

📍 149801 State Park Rd, Wausau, WI 54401

Granite Peak Ski Area is located on the side of Rib Mountain. They make so much snow yearly that it lasts well into late spring (sometimes even early summer). After hiking on the trails, you might be able to have a snowball fight!

Snow Melting at Rib Mountain


10. Enjoy a Friday Night Fish Fry

📍 Knowlton House Distillery, 204575 County Rd DB, Mosinee, WI 54455

Wisconsin is known for its old fashioneds and fish fries. Knowlton House is the perfect location to gather with great company and enjoy hand-battered cod with homemade tartar and golden fries  (There are many other great fish fry locations in town too!)

Knowlton House Distillery