Wausau/Central Wisconsin Visitor Center

Thrills abound at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.
Quaint boutique shopping in downtown Wausau.
Morning fog lifts over Wausau.
One of the three historic train depots in Wausau.
Illuminated fountains at The 400 Block in downtown Wausau.
Unparalleled fall foliage at Rib Mountain State Park.
Lake Wausau and Rib Mountain in Wausau/Central Wisconsin.
Brilliant sunset over 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.
Exploring the Dells of the Eau Claire River County Park.
View Website Favorite 219 Jefferson Street - Wausau, WI 54403
Information: 715-355-8788
Toll Free: 888-948-4748

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

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.

  • 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
  • Open Hours
    • Open a Minimum of 5 Days a Week During Peak Travel Season
    • Open Weekend Hours During Peak Travel Season
  • Publication Distribution
    • Department of Tourism Pubs
    • Key Statewide Association Pubs
    • Variety of Pubs from Key Statewide Destinations
    • Local Area Pubs
  • Operated By
    • Non-Profit Tourism Organization

Nearby Places

Wisconsin Valley Fair 8/02/2022 - 8/07/2022 Wausau - 1.07 miles away
Hmong Sports, Music and Arts Festival 7/30/2022 - 7/31/2022 Wausau - 1.95 miles away
Kids From Wisconsin at Schofield/Weston (Wausau area) 7/09/2022 Weston - 4.6 miles away
Taste N Glow Balloon Festival 7/08/2022 - 7/10/2022 Wausau - 7.8 miles away
Black Squirrel Scurry 7/30/2022 Merrill - 16.63 miles away
Edgar FFA Alumni Truck and Tractor Pull 7/30/2022 Edgar - 16.74 miles away
Moon Dance Music Festival 7/28/2022 - 7/30/2022 Gleason - 24.41 miles away
Deerbrook Rumble Motorcycle Ride 8/06/2022 Gleason - 24.41 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Recycling bins outside the building allow travelers to easily recycle plastic and glass
  • A display of DNR brochures educate travelers on Leave No Trace practices and other ways to preservenatural resources
  • Promotional products are made from recycled materials or corn-based plastics
  • Advertising pieces are printed with soy-based inks and have high recycled content

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