There’s Something for Every Lifestyle

Welcome to charming towns, planned subdivisions, diverse districts, urban appeal.

Choosing the right neighborhood can be overwhelming. So make your decision with confidence by learning about a variety of terrific communities in the Greater Wausau Region. Each one has its own unique story to share.

If you’re dreaming of big backyards with access to biking trails and good schools, check out Weston, Rib Mountain and Kronenwetter. How about a golf course right in your backyard? The Vistas at Greenwood Hills in Wausau is an exclusive environment designed with your swing in mind. The Riverlife District in downtown Wausau is the answer to vibrant urban living. The high-profile, multimillion-dollar effort includes a river’s edge trail system, landscaped parks, parking facilities, restaurants and businesses.

In fact, all of our communities are investing in their futures with improvements and upgrades to housing, downtowns, businesses and entertainment and cultural centers. Mosinee and Schofield are experiencing a restaurant boom with brewpubs, ethnic fare and coffee shops. Merrill, located along the scenic Wisconsin River, is busy maintaining its reputation as the "City of Parks." And compared to the rest of the country, Colby residents enjoy the lowest cost of living.

Live in a rural community, while only minutes away from work, world-class entertainment and excellent dining. Live where you can still trust your neighbors and talk to the shop owners. Yes, you really can have it all here.


What Realtors Know


Realtors say their out-of-town homebuyers quickly fall in love with the natural beauty of the Greater Wausau Region. Easy access to outdoor recreation, the arts scene and the family-friendly atmosphere are also big draws. People admire the tree-lined streets of the established neighborhoods and the overall sense of pride exhibited by homeowners.

Select a community on the map above and discover more exciting reasons why the Greater Wausau Region is one of the best places to live.