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Wausau Area


As the gateway to Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the Wausau area boasts assets centered on the beauty of the natural world, which dovetails perfectly with artwork on view at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Exploring outdoor recreation and cultural opportunities throughout all four seasons is both rewarding and refreshing.

Whether you visit the Wausau area to soak up summertime concerts, the hot-air balloon festival, Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, or to play in the snow at Granite Peak or Sylvan Hill, the Woodson Art Museum complements all these activities and more!

(Photographs by Richard Wunsch)

For information about the Wausau area, including a few highlighted special events, lodging options, and resources, check the links below.

Wausau Area Sites of Interest

Art in the Park
Center for the Visual Arts
City of Wausau
City Pages
Festival of Arts
George W. Mead Wildlife Area
Grand Theater
Granite Peak Ski Area
Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail – Bluegill Bay
Marathon County
Metro Ride Bus Schedule
River District, Wausau
Robert W. Monk Public Gardens
Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend
Wausau Events
Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce
Wausau Daily Herald
Wausau Festival of Arts
Wausau Whitewater

Places to Stay

Courtyard Marriott
Hampton Inn
Jefferson Street Inn
Stewart Inn

To find more accommodations near Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, visit HotelsCombined.