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Wausau and the surrounding central Wisconsin area offers inviting and varied culture.
For outdoor enthusiasts, there's downhill skiing at Granite Peak, snowmobiling, kayaking the Wisconsin River, and tons of hiking and biking. Wausau is also home to one of only two urban whitewater canoe and kayak competition race courses in the country.
For those interested in the arts, must-stops include the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Yawkey House Museum on the National Register of Historic Places, live performances at the Grand Theater, and open-air concerts on the city square known as the 400 Block.
Add in boutique shopping, eclectic dining, and vibrant nightlife, and you'll find our area to be compellingly complete!
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A Wausau adventure awaits you
Adventure awaits you in Wausau at one of our many outdoor recreation facilities. Go for a hike at Rib Mountain State Park or bike the trails at Nine Mile Recreation Area, all just minutes away. Join us during winter and ski or snowboard down one of the 74 runs at Granite Peak Ski Hill. Kayak through our championship competition kayak course right downtown. To learn more about Wausau adventures and fun things to do click below.