Plan Your Trip

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.

Outdoor Activities
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!

Indoor Activities
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. 

Area Resources
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.

What are you looking for?
+ Accommodations
     Bed and Breakfast
     Conference Center
     Group Tour Accommodations
     Three Day Weekend
     Vacation Rental
+ Attractions
     Arcades and Games
     Art Museum Exhibitions
     Arts and Crafts
     Ballroom Dancing
     Cinemas Movies
     Comedy Club
     Haunted Places
     Performing Arts Center
     Performing Group
     Seasonal Produce & Activities
     Wildlife and Nature Centers
+ Businesses and Services
     Advertising Public Relations
     Assisted Living Facilities
     Automotive Sales and Service
     Community Organization
     Construction Contractors
     Copy Printer
     Education/Child Care
     Emergency Services
     Equipment Rental
     Event Promoter
     Fitness/Gym/Health Club
     Food/Beverage Distributor
     Funeral and Cemetery
     Gas Station
     Health and Health Care
     Housing/Real Estate
     Industry Manufacturing
     Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance
     Meeting Facility
     Office Supplier
     Party/Event Rental
     Place of Worship
     Property Management
     Senior Housing
     Waste Management/Recycling
     Water Treatment
     Wedding Services
+ Dining & Nightlife
     Beer/Wine/Liquor Store
     Candy Confections
     Coffee House
     Fast Food
     Ice Cream
     Meat/Seafood Market
     Pick Your Own Produce
     Supper Club
+ Outdoor Recreation
     Archery Range
     Biking Trail
     Bird Watching
     Camping for Groups
     Cross Country Skiing
     Disc Golf
     Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
     Equipment Rentals
     Fall Color
     Family Fun
     Farmers Market
     Guide Service
     Hiking/Walking Trails
     Horse Riding
     Ice Skating
     Mini Golf
     Shooting Range
     Skate Boarding
     Snow Conditions
     Spectator Sports
     Tennis Courts
     Water Park
     Year Round
+ Shopping and Retail
     Antiques and Vintage
     Art Gallery
     Community Supported Agriculture Program
     Consignment & Resale
     Custom Framing
     Department Store
     Hobby and Craft Supplies
     Home Decor
     Home Improvement
     Liquor and Tobacco
     Office Supplies
     Pets and Animals
     Pre Owned
     River District
     Shopping Center
     Sporting Goods
     Toys and Games
Granite Peak
Snowmobile Trails
Nine Mile X-Country
Sylvan Tubing Hill
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