Perched on the Wisconsin River, Wausau is average-sized with a big city vibe. An extremely popular winter destination due to its mountains and ski slopes, Wausau is a perfect place for lovers of the outdoors. The city features many well-known and independent restaurants and bars, and there is a sizable shopping district for all your retail needs. Wausau is not just for ski enthusiasts; Rib Mountain State Park is a beautiful spot for walkers and hikers.
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Vacation Houses With Pools
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Popular Rental Amenities in Wausau
One-third of the vacation rentals provide a pool, which makes Wausau a wonderful vacation destination for vacationers looking to spend vacation poolside. Hotel room with pools in Wausau are a wonderful choice for groups of 6 and usually cost around $178 a night. In Wausau, most of the accommodations including a pool are located close to the water.
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Dining and eating out
After a long day of hitting those slopes at speed, travelers want to sit back, relax and enjoy a warm supper in a space with a cozy log fire. Luckily. Wausau has been building a bit of buzz around it for its divine apres-ski supper clubs. Discover the best of them.
If you're Apres-skiing with kids, Cimaroli's Supper Club might be the best choice for you in the Wausau area. This family-run restaurant has been serving skiers for nearly 3 generations, and the quality is even better now than it was when Cimaroli's first opened. Adults can enjoy classic cocktails and perfect BBQ, while kids tuck into chicken strips. Enjoy the live band which plays here every Friday and Saturday night.
If you're looking for a traditional experience of a Wisconsin apres-ski, head to Colony House. Enjoy a steak or lobster dinner, or try something new with delicate chestnuts wrapped in bacon, before tucking into rich meats served with winter vegetables for your entree. The servers even wear colonial fashion! The couple who run it can explain the remarkable history of this lodging and the dramatic history of the 13 colonies region. Enjoy the antique furnishings and crackling fireplace, for a truly warm experience.
Activities with kids
Little ones will have plenty to choose from in Wausau, and parents have a wealth of options for great days out. Skate City Family Fun Center is one example, with public skating sessions, special events, and live radio broadcast skates. There's even an arcade too! The whole family will also enjoy a trip to the Lumberjack Steam Train, an old-fashioned steam train that will take you back in time to the 1800s.
Logger's Landing Waterpark is a great choice for some indoor water fun with 50,000 square feet of slides, pools, lazy rivers, and obstacle courses. There are areas for younger kids, like the Powder Keg Puddle and the interactive Tree House play area, and plenty of options for older kids and adults as well. Try your hand at water basketball, or relax on the lazy river that winds through the whole water park. Let the brave at heart try the Sasquatch Tube Slide, a 4-story tall multi-rider innertube slide with an 84-foot plunge. It's always 84 degrees under these warm, wooden ceilings, so it's a great place to escape the chill in the winter months.
Where to head in Wausau
Not only does nearby Granite Peak area have a wide range of state-of-the-art house rentals and lodging options available to winter thrill-seekers, but it's also known as a vibrant ski resort. Travelers who visit here get a real feel of community, as there's a wide range of apres-ski options available. A laid back atmosphere, beautiful nature, and great slopes make Granite Peak an excursion not to be missed.
The Nine Mile Forest Ski Area is also perfect for the adventurous traveler. Not only will you find conventional skiing slopes of incredible quality, but also other invigorating winter sports activities are available. Travelers can cross country ski, snowshoe, or try winter biking. At the end of the day, expect to return home to cozy and comfortable house rentals and lodging facilities. Nearby Tyrol Basin has offered beautiful, tree-lined skiing slopes for years. Recently, Tyrol Basin has begun to pick up a bit of buzz among the snowboarding crowd for the quality of its routes and its instructors. Head here if you'd like to try snowboarding with a young and vibrant crowd.
Information about vacation rentals in Wausau
|🏡 Vacation rentals||253 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 44%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$71|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||53 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||102 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation rental in Wausau?
The price of a night's stay in Wausau starts at $71. If you would like to stay in a house rental, the average price is $295 per night. A apartment rental Wausau will cost $160 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Wausau?
Currently there are 253 vacation homes to choose from for your trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Wausau?
Most travelers look for TV, Internet, and Air conditioning when booking a vacation rental in Wausau.
How many vacation rentals with pools are in Wausau?
There are 102 vacation rentals from 6 providers in Wausau.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Wausau?
If you are traveling with a dog in Wausau - 20% of vacation rentals allow pets.
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