Discover the best things to do in Wausau all year long

Perfectly situated for weekend getaways in Central Wisconsin, the Country Inn & Suites, Wausau, WI offers the conveniences of home and easy access to a variety of things to do 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 fun wintertime activities. 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.

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The Grand Theater

3.56 mi / 5.73 km from the hotel
Catch a world-renowned performance like STOMP or a hit Broadway show at this historical performing arts theater.

Cedar Creek Mall

3.47 mi / 5.58 km from the hotel
While at Cedar Creek Mall, you can challenge your family at Phantom Laser Tag or watch the latest blockbuster at Cedar Creek Cinema. The mall is also connected to the Central Wisconsin Convention + Expo Center.

Granite Peak Ski Area

4.03 mi / 6.49 km from the hotel
Part of Rib Mountain State Park, this ski area has everything from bunny slopes to black diamond runs, perfect for skiers of all skill levels. After a day on the slopes or in the terrain park, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate by the lounge's fireplace.

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

3.61 mi / 5.81 km from the hotel
Snow is sculpted into fantastic shapes every winter at this free museum, which also hosts the internationally famous Birds in Art exhibit each autumn.

Mullins Cheese

13.9 mi / 22.37 km from the hotel
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.

Rothschild/Schofield Aquatic Center

1.07 mi / 1.72 km from the hotel
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.