Visit the Wausau area this winter and experience why it’s the best place in Wisconsin to play in the snow. Here, winter is a snow-covered playground filled with the season’s favorite activities and plenty of recreation options.

Carve up the slopes of Granite Peak Ski Area, Wisconsin’s premier downhill skiing and snowboarding destination; plunge down the longest tubing runs in the state at Sylvan Hill Park; or enjoy the solitude of cross-country skiing at Nine Mile Forest. Snowshoers will marvel at the scenic trails that meander along rock formations at Rib Mountain State Park and the Eau Claire Dells Park.

Enjoy winter indoors by checking out the area’s thriving arts community. Experience the schedule of Broadway shows, national and regional acts at the Grand Theater. There’s always a fascinating exhibition at the Woodson Art Museum and younger museum-goers can explore the interactive, kidfriendly Art Park. Explore the Yawkey House Museum, a grand mansion and focal point of the Andrew Warren Historic District.

From national brands to specialty shops, there’s an array of stores in the area’s numerous shopping districts. There’s also great cuisine and nightlife offering regional fare, brew pubs, comedy and live music.

Your vacation dollars go further when you take advantage of the Three Day Weekend offer! Sunday night is free when you stay Friday and Saturday at regular rates at participating hotels.

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