This scenic county park is just a few miles east of Wausau and offers hiking, fishing, camping and more.
A flotilla of kayaks and other watercraft take to Lake Wausau for a Paddle Pub Crawl each July.
Skiers and snowboarders from around the Midwest flock to Granite Peak each winter to enjoy a variety of runs.
After years of anticipation, fun-seeking families are one step closer to entering Wausau’s newest museum for kids.
Fish fries and Fridays go together in the Greater Wausau Region. Find a favorite and start your weekend.
The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum hosts an exhibition each fall focused on flight in nature.
Wausau comes in number 22 in a list of the best cities to live in after the pandemic.
The Hmong Wausau Festival saw record-breaking numbers in the summer of 2021.
The Gruhn family moved to Wausau from Rockford in 2010 to capitalize on a work opportunity.
Several years ago, Todd and LaNae Johnson were looking for a change. An affordable real estate market was a large factor in moving their dental business north.
The Greater Wausau Region is the place to be for jobs. Great jobs!
Top-notch educational opportunities are a priority in the Greater Wausau Region. Our districts are highly rated and feature teachers with impressive report cards themselves.
There are plenty of excellent public, charter and private schools to choose from within the region. The Greater Wausau Region is home to 18 private school systems, five charter schools and 11 public school districts. Many of these have additional programs dedicated to student growth and success, including Head Start, ESL and Gifted & Talented.
When it comes to higher education, solid partnerships are the key. The educational community fosters strong bonds between local businesses, the private sector and other academia. Our higher learning scene includes the Medical College of Wisconsin, Northcentral Technical College, Rasmussen College and the UWSP at Wausau. Lakeland College, Upper Iowa University and Silver Lake College offer additional options.
If you’re looking to supplement learning at any stage of the game, visit the Marathon County Public Library with its headquarters in downtown Wausau or at eight other branches throughout the county. The T.B. Scott Free Library in Merrill is also a great resource. These are the places to go for education, family entertainment, technology resources and, of course, books. Here, you can also join book clubs, take writing workshops and enjoy story times with the little ones. Plus, they’re all free!