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.