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Wausau Panorama

Ski Town

Welcome to Wausau!

Memorable Family Vacations Start Here

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A great ski town makes family vacations more memorable with après-ski activities and attractions that appeal to both young and old. Fun and relaxation is never far away with Granite Peak located near I-39, which is lined with ideal lodging, dining, shopping and entertainment options. As an All-American City, Wausau offers theater performances, movies, top-notch restaurants, museums, a historical shopping district, and nightlife that add ample excitement to your winter getaways.

PLAN AHEAD AND SAVE ON FAMILY FESTIVAL WEEKENDS
Check out our Family Festival packages that include horse drawn wagon rides, free children’s activities, free Saturday night skiing and Saturday night bonfire and fireworks.

A Real Ski Town Since 1937

Most ski areas have to create a ski town. Fortunately, a thriving city is already at the base of Granite Peak with a bounty of attractions that vacationing families want.

Lodging

There are luxury hotels and suites, condos, value hotels and historic B&Bs, all affordably priced and within minutes of the slopes. Splash around at our waterparks where there’s fun for the entire family.

Dining

You’ll find your favorite restaurant among our city where kids appetites are always welcome. Cuisine options include everything from Old World Italian, Chinese and Mexican to pizza, seafood, and microbreweries with choice steaks.

Shopping & Entertainment

Wausau is also home to abundant shopping with department stores, galleries and charming shops. Movie theaters and national performances at the Grand Theatre add to the long list of things to do. Check out our nightlife at various clubs with live entertainment. For a list of current events, pick up an issue of the weekly Wausau is also home to abundant shopping with department stores, galleries and charming shops. Movie theaters and national performances at the Grand Theatre add to the long list of things to do. Check out our nightlife at various clubs with live entertainment. For a list of current events, pick up an issue of the weekly City Pages, free at grocery stores and gas stations., free at grocery stores and gas stations.

All this, and only a short drive from home. Wouldn’t you rather spend your time skiing, relaxing, and enjoying your vacation than travelling or flying?