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Fun and games in Wausau

In winter, this Wisconsin town has it all.

Snowshoeing in Nine Mile Forest.

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This town in north-central Wisconsin is all about the outdoors in winter.

But in addition to a variety of snow sports that's among the best in the Midwest, Wausau has fine dining, lovely hotels and a popular art museum. Best of all, it's easy to reach from the big cities.

What to do: Ski downhill at Granite Peak. Ski cross-country at Nine Mile County Forest. Snowshoe at Rib Mountain State Park. Tube at Sylvan Hill Park.

Visit the free Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. See a show at the Grand Theater.

Events to catch: Jan. 26, Winter Fest. Weekends through Feb. 24, Badger State Winter Games.

Details: For more, see Winter in Wausau.

Last updated on January 21, 2019