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 Northwoods and small town hospitality. Our friendly staff is available to answer any questions while planning your stay and we look forward to your visit!
Places to Stay
The Wausau area offers a multitude of options for your overnight stays. For a pampered, serene experience, check out one of the areas beautiful Bed & Breakfasts located in Wausau’s Historic District. The area also provides a host of hotels and motels that will suit the budget-minded, amenity-seeking, elegance-loving or location-driven visitor. There are also pools and an indoor waterpark for fun-loving families.
Wausau and central Wisconsin offer the best of both worlds, with big-city amenities and some of the best four-season outdoor recreation in the Midwest. No matter which season your visit is in the area offers outdoor recreation year long. In spring and summer check out some scenic hiking and biking and then in the winter try ripping down the slopes on skis or powering through the trails on your snowmobile. For those who want a less athletic visit take a tour of a large dairy farm or ginseng field to immerse yourself in Wisconsin's rich agriculture or head to one of the local parks or forests to sight see - truth be told Wisconsin has some fabulous areas for bird watching! No matter what your adventure - big or small - Central Wisconsin has it all!
The Wausau area has the attractions you need to keep entertained all day long! Prefer something indoors? Try your hand at one of the casinos in the area. Take in an exhibit at one of the Wausau area's art museums or sit back and enjoy a theatrical performance. If you are into history you can visit one of our many historical attractions, or learn more about Wausau's haunted past.
Variety is the spice of life, and the Wausau area offers plenty of options for your dining and nightlife needs. Creative chefs with a real passion for food offer a diverse collection of wonderful, handcrafted meals. See why the Wausau area is a foodie's delight! And don't forget about a night on the town afterwards.
Wausau/Central Wisconsin is a perfect travel destination for leisure, business and more. Located in downtown Wausau, Visitor Center is a great resource for Wausau area information including maps and brochures. Stop and say hi while you are in town. For planning your trip prior to visiting check out some of the additional online resources we have compiled for you.