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Wausau overview

Wausau is a friendly place distinct for its live music and museums. You'll find a wide variety of bar and cafe choices. Take in some of the area's local culture at Arts Block/Grand Theatre and Marathon County Historical Museums. A stop at places like Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and Sylvan Tubing Hill will create some memories. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Wausau is for you.

Where to stay in Wausau

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wausau has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wausau with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Wausau hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wausau hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wausau

Fly in to Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin), 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from central Wausau.

What to see around Wausau

Fun activities like skiing and sporting events are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Sylvan Tubing Hill
  • • Granite Peak Ski Area
Live music and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Arts Block/Grand Theatre
  • • Marathon County Historical Museums
  • • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Here are some favourite choices:
  • • Rib Mountain State Park
  • • Logger's Landing Indoor Waterpark
  • • Merrill Golf Club
  • • Riverside Park
  • • Fromm Bros. Historical Preservation Society

When to visit Wausau

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 8°C day, -15°C night
  • April-June: 26°C day, -3°C night
  • July-September: 27°C day, 6°C night
  • October-December: 17°C day, -14°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 95 cm
  • April-June: 266 cm
  • July-September: 302 cm
  • October-December: 161 cm
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