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Wausau, WI

Wausau, WI

Located in the center of the state, the Wausau/Central Wisconsin area offers all the conveniences of a big city and the warmth and hospitality found only in the Northwoods. The area includes seven communities: Kronenwetter, Mosinee, Rib Mountain, Rothschild, Schofield, Wausau, and Weston. And with easy interstate access to I-39/51 and Hwy 29, the area is not only accessible, but scenic as well. It’s a true four season destination, with something fun to do for business and leisure travelers any time of the year. Visit the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, hike at Rib Mountain State Park, shop specialty stores in Downtown Wausau’s River District and much more!

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Wausau, WI

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  • Request a Wausau Visitors Magazine! Learn

    The Official Wausau/Central Wisconsin Visitors Magazine continues to be the best way for leisure and business travelers, as well as new residents, to learn about Wausau activities from January through December. No other publication can compare to the quality, distribution, value and support that the Visitors Magazine provides to advertisers 365 days a year.

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  • Badger State Games Learn

    2014 marks the twenty sixth year that athletes from across Wisconsin have come together to compete in the largest winter sports festival in the state.

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  • Great Dane Pub – Wausau Eat

    The Great Dane Pub brings Wisconsin’s number one brewery/restaurant concept to Wausau! Located just off highway 39 at exit 191, The Wausau Great Dane, situated in the former Hereford & Hops building at 2035 Sherman Street, opened for business in May 2009. Extensive interior renovations have created the ultimate brewpub experience for the Wausau community, and the easy-on, easy-off highway location is perfect for travelers headed to summer lake destinations or to the Granite Peak ski area in winter.

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  • Wausau 525 Snowmobile Championship Learn

    Vintage Racing In Wausau

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  • Wausau Curling Club Play

    Get information of competition times and open ice opportunities.

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  • Wausau Mine Company Eat

    Wausau Mine Company’s promise is to serve the best product in a friendly manner to ensure you are satisfied! And you can enjoy your meal in a mine shaft atmosphere so you feel like you are on an adventure deep in the heart of a gold mine.

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  • Wausau Winter Fest Learn

    Located throughout downtown, our annual Winter Fest offers a day of activities for the entire family, including: Horse-drawn wagon rides, art projects, cookie decorating, a snow sculpture slide, ice-skating, and more!

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  • Midwest Freeze Leinenkugel’s Classic Learn

    Gather up your own team or just watch hockey in its original form.

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  • Jefferson Street Inn Stay

    Why Settle For Just Any Hotel? The Jefferson Street Inn is downtown Wausau’s full service, luxury hotel featuring 100 suites and executive guest rooms. Pamper yourself in our warm, inviting surroundings. Unwind in your personal whirlpool bath, then slip into one of our cozy robes and relax on our amazing pillow-top beds by the fireplace in your suite.

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  • Stoney Creek Inn – Wausau Stay

    Located in the beautiful Wisconsin River valley, Stoney Creek Inn is within walking distance of great shopping, fine dining and a wonderful history. The Inn is next to a snowmobile trail system, close to swimming and other special Wisconsin outdoor adventures – so no matter what time of year it is, there is something for you in Wausau.

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  • Granite Peak Ski Area Play

    There are luxury hotels and suites, condos, value hotels and historic B&Bs, all affordably priced and within minutes of the slopes. World-class country skiing is just on the other side of the mountain. Restaurants from Old World Italian restaurants, to a microbrewery that specializes in steaks, to gourmet Chinese or continental fare, abound. Charming shops and galleries, national performances at the Grand Theatre and nightclubs with live entertainment all come naturally to Wausau.

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  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Play

    The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, located in a beautiful residential area on the east side of Wausau, Wisconsin, offers artworks from every corner of the world to north central Wisconsin residents and visitors through diverse changing exhibitions. Best known is the internationally acclaimed Birds in Art, an annual juried exhibition that showcases a variety of artistic styles – from impressionism to satirical caricature – created by artists the world over and documented in a full-color catalogue.

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  • Nine Mile Forest and Recreation Area Play

    This is the crown jewel of our county forest system at just over 4,900 acres. Nine Mile is intensively managed for multiple uses including sustainable timber harvests, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing to name a few.

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  • Rib Mountain State Park Play

    Rib Mountain is one of the oldest geologic formations on earth. Established as a state park in 1934, a recent purchase of 257 acres from 3M Corporation increased park area to approximately 1500 acres. The top of the 60-foot observation tower is about 800 feet above the surrounding terrain and offers spectacular views.

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  • Sylvan Tubing Hill Play

    Sylvan Hill offers the areas only snow tubing hill complete with wire tow to pull you effortlessly back up the hill. Find times and dates for the longest run in Wisconsin.

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  • Dayspring Health Spa Play

    Dayspring Health Spa has been helping people manage their daily stress for over a decade. Since opening its doors in 1996, Dayspring has provided its Guests with exceptional services – from the most basic to the most extravagant and ultimate in pampering. Guests are immediately enveloped with a peace that surpasses all understanding, tranquility and a touch of aromatherapy.

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  • Bull Falls Brewery Play

    Wausaus first distributing micro-brewery, featuring quality craft-brewed beers. Their lagers are made with German ingredients, resulting in authentic beers made to style. Get tour times and event listings so you won’t miss out.

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  • Dells of the Eau Claire Park Play

    Map out your path through the beautiful park.

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  • The River District See

    Located in the heart of Wisconsin, Downtown Wausau is rich in historical and architectural significance, and has kept and maintained dozens of buildings important to the heritage of the city.

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  • Michael’s Supper Club Eat

    Michael’s can prepare many of our entrées for heart smart dining. If you would like your dinner prepared in this manner, please tell us and we will customize your dish to your preferences. Please give your server any special instructions for your dietary requirements.

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  • Emma Krumbees Eat

    Emma Krumbee’s serves delicious home-cooked meals, just like you remember at Grandma’s house. If you’re looking for great food, excellent service and a friendly smile, then be sure you stop by Emma Krumbee’s.

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  • Malarkey’s Pub Eat

    Get a list of entertainment lists and dates.

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  • Nueske’s At Gulliver’s Landing Eat

    Overlooking Lake Wausau, Nueskes At Gulliver’s Landing is a family restaurant and bar offering a Sunday brunch, salad bar, Friday fish fry, lunch specials, homemade soups, a banquet hall, happy hour and more!

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  • River District Antique Mall shop

    Get hours and open dates before your treasure becomes history.

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  • Katzenbarkers shop

    At Katzenbarkers, our objective is to help your animal companion live a long and healthy life. Your pet is unique, and it is our goal to provide the products that best meet his or her individual needs. Katzenbarkers is passionate about finding the healthiest food and treats available. You can rest assured that much thought goes into every product we bring into the store. We would never sell anything that we wouldn’t give our own pets.

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  • Evolutions in Design shop

    A full service flower shop and shopping experience that will be unlike any other. Within their doors are two floors of home accessories, plants, lamps, art, local artisans’ creations and more await you. Get a sense of how wide their variety is.

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  • Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods shop

    Shepherd & Schaller Ski & Snowboard shop is located in historic (but thriving) downtown Wausau, WI. Our shop is just a few miles from well-known Granite Peak Ski Area (best in the area for skiing and snowboarding), surrounded by lakes and rivers, with access to trails and nature for biking, hiking, camping, and more.

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  • The Talent Shop shop

    The Talent Shop provides purpose and livelihood for Marathon County residents who are at least 50 years old. Meaningful work and volunteer opportunities are offered through a retail store setting. Artisan seniors participate in the Talent Shop by producing items for sale in the store and by volunteering as clerks during open hours. In doing so, it provides an important social outlet for area seniors.

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  • Nice As New shop

    Nice As New was founded in 1984 in a small shop on Wausau’s West Side. We have grown steadily over the last 25+ years to become central Wisconsin’s best resale store and your source for high quality, gently used clothing and household items. Inventory changes daily, so shop often because you won’t find our vast selection of clothing and household items anywhere else!

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