Discover Things to Do All Year Long in Wausau
Perfectly situated for weekend getaways in Central Wisconsin, the Country Inn & Suites, Wausau, WI offers the conveniences of home
and quick access to attractions like The Grand Theater and Wausau Whitewater Park. Cheer on the Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball team during the summer, or head to Granite Peak Ski Area or Nine Mile for wintertime fun. For some local flavor, take a tour of Van Der Geest Dairy to explore a working dairy farm. Want to shop for souvenirs? Head to Mullins Cheese to purchase cheese curds and other Wisconsin-made treats.
Art and Cultural Sites
- The Grand Theater (4 miles)
Catch a world-renowned performance like STOMP or a hit Broadway show at this historical performing arts theater.
Phone: +1 (715) 842-0988
- Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (4.5 miles)
Snow is sculpted into fantastic shapes every winter at this free museum, which also hosts the internationally famous Birds in Art exhibit each autumn.
Phone: +1 (715) 845-7010
- Mullins Cheese (16 miles)
No visit to Wisconsin would be complete without a cheesy souvenir to celebrate the land of the Cheese Heads. Take a break for some crispy fried cheese curds, and browse the retail store for dairy goodness at Mullins Cheese.
Phone: +1 (715) 693-3205
- Van Der Geest Dairy (15 miles)
This dairy farm offers tours that reveal the inner workings of a 4,000-acre operation that’s home to more than 3,000 Holstein cows.
Phone: +1 (715) 675-6043
- Cedar Creek Mall (4 miles)
You can challenge your family at Phantom Laser Tag or watch the latest blockbuster at Cedar Creek Cinema while at Cedar Creek Mall, which is connected to the Central Wisconsin Convention + Expo Center.
Phone: +1 (262) 643-4430 ext 4
- Granite Peak Ski Area (7 miles)
Part of Rib Mountain State Park, this ski area has everything from bunny slopes to black diamond runs, perfect for all levels of skiers. After a day on the slopes or in the terrain park, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate by the lounge’s fireplace.
Phone: +1 (715) 845-2846
- Wisconsin Woodchucks Baseball (4 miles)
Listen for the crack of the bat at historical Athletic Park just north of downtown. Kids love cheering on the Wisconsin Woodchucks as the mascot encourages baseball fans of all ages to have a great time.
Phone: +1 (715) 845-5055
- Rothschild/Schofield Aquatic Center (2 miles)
Slide down a 225-foot waterslide, splash around Mushroom Waterfall or hit the sand volleyball courts each summer at Rothschild/Schofield Aquatic Center. Afterward, recharge the family with a picnic lunch under a large pavilion.
Phone: +1 (715) 355-9293
- Wausau Whitewater Park (6 miles)
Home to international competitions, these Class II rapids provide thrills for both elite kayakers and adventurous intermediates. This course also offers plenty of instruction and fun for novices.
Phone: +1 (715) 203-1279
- Weston Aquatic Center (2.5 miles)
Cool down your summer with waterslides, water climbing structures and sand play areas at this popular and fully accessible aquatic center.
Phone: +1 (715) 241-7946
Parks and Recreation