Vacation rentals in Wausau

Vacation rentals in Wausau

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Highlights Wausau

  • Parks
  • Downtown district
  • Restaurants
  • Brewery
  • Skiing
  • Snow tubing
  • Gardens

Best Vacation Rentals in Wausau

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Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Wausau, Marathon County
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Wausau, Marathon County
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(49 reviews)
Large lower level of walk out ranch which includes large windows overlooking gardens, and Granite Peak. Fireplace, laundry, private heated attached garage, king size bed, 2 queen beds. Two couches, single matching chair , 450 Mbps high internet speed, 80" 4K tv including Netflix and Amazon streaming video, also cable. 1200 squ feet of living area, modern bath with large shower area. one acre garden lot on hillside with waterfalls and ponds . overlooking city and lights of Granite Peak ski area. Use of two level patio with grill. Convection oven/toaster, hot plate. In city, 2 miles from down...
from $144 / night
Vacation Rental for 8 Guests in Wausau, Marathon County
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Wausau, Marathon County
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
I've taken this cozy early 20th century bungalow and brought it back to life. I decided to keep and refinish its hardwood floors to maintain some of the houses original character. Located near Wausau's bustling downtown, a few minutes from shopping on Rib Mountain Drive, and the Granite Peak Ski Resort. Two blocks separate you from the newly constructed riverfront and housing project on the beautiful Wisconsin River. There is a happening night life in downtown Wausau, a seemingly endless number of events on the 400 Block, funky and family friendly eateries, and plenty of recreation. Book yo...
from $107 / night
Vacation Rental for 10 Guests in Wausau, Marathon County
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Wausau, Marathon County
Vacation Rental • 2594 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(82 reviews)
Permit # ASAR-AWFMV Our home is licensed and inspected by the Health Department.Thank you for visiting Enjoy the Comforts of Home from Wausau Vacation Rentals. This spacious home is located in the heart of Wausau in a historic neighborhood one block off the main Street. (Grand Avenue). Hit the slopes at Granite Peak. The Curling Club is a few blocks over. Most everything is just10-15 minutes away at most. Watch the world class Kayak Races. Or minutes to Sylvan Hill to go tubing with tows or cross-country skiing. Or attend the many great local events coming up including; The Hot Air Balloon ...
from $151 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Wausau

$232for 8 Jun - 15 Jun
$262 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Wausau

29%for 8 Jun - 15 Jun
50% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Wausau

A low-key getaway in the Midwest

Wausau is a quaint city situated along the Wisconsin River in the heart of Wisconsin. It is home to the highest skiable slope in the state, Granite Peak, which draws thousands of visitors for skiing and snowboarding each year. The city is known for its vast number of public green park spaces and charming downtown district. It’s the perfect place to explore with your significant other, friends, or family and to enjoy a hearty dose of Midwestern charm.

Finding your perfect Wausau vacation rental

Enjoy a cozy stay in the quaint city of Wausau with a vacation rental perfectly suited to your travel needs. There is a wide range of rentals available in varying sizes, styles, and locations around the city. Stay in an urban-style rental close to the downtown center where you’re just a quick walk away from several shops and restaurants. Or, stay in a rental in a residential neighborhood with a large private yard space and a large front porch. Rentals in Wausau offer all the modern conveniences you’ll need to feel comfortable throughout your trip such as high-speed internet, air-conditioning, washer/dryer, and fully functioning kitchens. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Wausau

The area and getting around

Arriving in Wausau

The closest airport to Wausau is Central Wisconsin Airport, which is 19 miles, or a 25-minute drive away from downtown Wausau. The airport offers domestic flights only, as well as several direct flight options to other regional airports. The closest major international airport is Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport, which is 1.5 hours, or 97 miles away from downtown Wausau. Car rentals are available at both airports and in all major cities and towns.

Getting around Wausau

Having a private car during your time in Wausau will make it a lot easier to navigate the city. Certain parts of the city are walkable, such as the River Edge Parkway in downtown Wausau. If you prefer not to drive or rent a car during your time in Wausau, you can get around using taxis, Uber, or Lyft.

Travelers and activities

Wausau for couples

Couples on vacation together will find plenty of ways to stay entertained in Wausau any time of the year. Head over to the trendy Bull Falls Brewery, where you can try a flight of their craft beers and enjoy an authentic German food menu. For a romantic date night dinner, enjoy an upscale meal at Back When Café, which serves incredible Italian and American cuisine in a warm ambient dining room.

Wausau for winter sports lovers

Wausau is home to a range of winter sports options in the winter months. Head to Granite Peak for skiing and snowboarding– the highest skiable peak in the state of Wisconsin! The popular ski resort boasts long runs, 2 high-speed ski lifts, a cozy lodge area, and a restaurant. Kids and adults of all ages will enjoy snow tubing down the 1,200-foot-long Sylvan Tubing Hill. The popular attraction offers 6 runs and two tow-lines.

Wausau is home to 55 wonderful public parks!

Top 5 travel tips in Wausau

1. Explore nature and great views at Rib Mountain State Park

Rib Mountain State Park offers countless activity options to its visitors. It is home to a ski slope, numerous hiking trails, and an observation tower offering incredible 360 degree views of the area. Spend some time hiking around the trails and getting acquainted with the local flora and fauna.

2. Stroll around Monk Botanical Gardens

Refresh with a peaceful stroll around Monk Botanical Gardens. The sprawling garden space boasts differently themed areas, including a meditation garden, a treehouse, and a pond. There are several walking trails you can explore throughout the grounds.

3. Browse works of art and a sculpture garden at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Visit the organized and aesthetic Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum where you can explore a variety of works. The spacious museum is home to a variety of exhibits and artistic mediums, such as paintings, sculptures, and more. The outside sculpture garden offers a beautiful place to stroll around on a sunny day.

4. Explore the Wausau River District

Head downtown to explore the Wausau River District. The waterfront downtown center is filled with a unique collection of shops, cafés, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues to explore. After spending a few hours exploring the walkable district, head to the main street area to enjoy a delicious meal at one of the top-rated restaurants.

5. Visit the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art

This excellent art museum is a great place to explore, especially when the weather is cold or rainy. The world-class museum is home to a variety of excellent contemporary art exhibits by artists from all over the world. Browse the incredible works by some of the world’s best artists.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Wausau

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Wausau?

With an average cost of $266 per night, Wausau lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Wausau?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Wausau in March, November, or February, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $202, $228, and $232 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Wausau?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Wausau was January, with an average price of $339 per night. This was followed by June, with an average of $291, and then May, with $288.

Is Wausau a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to plan ahead in Wausau as only 14% of the accommodations remain available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Wausau are October (the average amount of properties that are available reached 38% of the total last year), September (38%), and April (31%).

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Wausau?

Holidu has around 60 vacation rentals in Wausau, provided by 2 different partners.

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