Wausau/Central Wisconsin Visitor Center

Thrills abound at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.

Thrills abound at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.

Quaint boutique shopping in downtown Wausau.

Quaint boutique shopping in downtown Wausau.

Morning fog lifts over Wausau.

Morning fog lifts over Wausau.

One of the three historic train depots in Wausau.

One of the three historic train depots in Wausau.

Illuminated fountains at The 400 Block in downtown Wausau.

Illuminated fountains at The 400 Block in downtown Wausau.

Unparalleled fall foliage at Rib Mountain State Park.

Unparalleled fall foliage at Rib Mountain State Park.

Lake Wausau and Rib Mountain in Wausau/Central Wisconsin.

Lake Wausau and Rib Mountain in Wausau/Central Wisconsin.

Brilliant sunset over Granite Peak Ski Area.

Brilliant sunset over Granite Peak Ski Area.

Spectacular views of Wausau at night from the slopes of Granite Peak Ski Area.

Spectacular views of Wausau at night from the slopes of Granite Peak Ski Area.

Swimming at the Dells of the Eau Claire River County Park.

Swimming at the Dells of the Eau Claire River County Park.

Exploring the Dells of the Eau Claire River County Park.

Exploring the Dells of the Eau Claire River County Park.

The place to go for answers to your questions on directions, activities, accommodations, events, and attractions in the Wausau Area, Marathon County, and the State of Wisconsin. Free wireless internet access and free local area and statewide brochures, state maps, directories and destination guides. Our friendly staff is available to help you from 9am to 5pm daily. This full service visitor center has a small gift shop, refreshments, public bathrooms and is within walking distance of the Wausau Center Shopping Mall, the Wisconsin River, and picnic areas. 15 minute parking available in front of the Visitor Center as well as free 2 hour parking.

Hours of Operation

The Visitor Center is open and fully staffed 7 days a week throughout the year from 9am - 5pm.

Directions

From the intersection of Highway 51 and Exit 192, take Stewart Avenue/Highway 52 east two miles into downtown Wausau. Stay in the left lane. After crossing the Wisconsin River turn left at the lights onto First Street. Take the next right onto Jefferson Street. We are located at 219 Jefferson Street between Second Street and Third Street.

Free Admission

  • Yes

Features

  • Disabled Access
  • Pets Welcome/Inquire

Type of Center

  • Local Information Center
  • Welcome Center

Services

  • Serve General Public
  • Staff Assists With Wide Variety of Statewide Travel Planning
  • Staff Assists With Local Area Travel Planning
  • Brochures Displayed in Racks

Publication Distribution

  • Department of Tourism Pubs
  • Key Statewide Association Pubs
  • Variety of Pubs from Key Statewide Destinations
  • Local Area Pubs

Open Hours

  • Open a Minimum of 5 Days a Week During Peak Travel Season
  • Open Weekend Hours During Peak Travel Season

Operated By

  • Non-Profit Tourism Organization