The city of Wausau is the ideal environment for living well and enjoying life! Local business and industry, education systems, and medical facilities provide the benefits of big city living in a lively and scenic small-town atmosphere, all in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin.
As the home of the city’s vibrant arts, music, and theater scene, Wausau’s Downtown area offers a myriad of cultural and entertainment activities to fit any lifestyle. The Center for Visual Arts and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum feature the artwork of local and regional artists, and The Grand Theater and Wausau Community Theater offer a diverse mix of performing arts entertainment. Each summer, the Downtown area features weekly Concerts on the Square, and special events like Exhibitour, ChalkFest, Summer Kickoff Celebration, and Screen on the Green (City Square Movie Nite). Wausau’s Downtown also features a diverse mix of restaurants, unique shopping and an active nightlife scene.
Just blocks from downtown, along the banks of the Wisconsin River, is the scenic River District, which hosts annual events like Blues Fest, Wausau Whitewater Riverfest Weekend and the Kayak/Canoe Midwest Freestyle Championships.
Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the natural beauty of the Wisconsin River flowing through the city, along with 30,000 acres of lakes, 8 beaches, and 6 boat landings in the Wausau area. Opportunities for outdoor enthusiastsare abundant with 34 local parks, over 100 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, and a whitewater kayaking course.
When the Wisconsin winter arrives, Wausau is the place to be! Granite Peak at Rib Mountain State Park provides downhill skiers and snowboarders with 74 runs of authentic mountain skiing, and cross-country skiers can find 20 miles of well-groomed trails at Nine-Mile Forest. In addition to great skiing, the Wausau area has 800 miles of snowmobile trails, eleven outdoor skating rinks, and an indoor ice skating and hockey facility at Greenheck Fieldhouse.
Check out some of the area’s great attractions by visiting the resource links below:
Woodson Art Museum
Greenwood Hills Country Club
Rib Mountain State Park
Granite Peak Ski Area
The Grand Theatre
Cedar Creek Family Fun Park
Marathon County Public Library
Jim Wanserski - Owner & Developer
1600 Green Vistas Drive, Wausau, WI 54403