WAUSAU AREA SCHOOLS
Moving to a community can be a big decision on many levels. Ensuring your children have access to good quality schools is usually at or near the top of the list for most parents. Below is a list of schools in the Wausau area.
- Elementary Schools
- A.C. Kiefer Educational Center
- Franklin Elementary
- Grant Elementary
- Hawthorn Hills Elementary
- Hewett Texas Elementary
- Thomas Jefferson Elementary
- G.D. Jones Elementary
- Maine Elementary
- Lincoln Elementary
- John Marshall Elementary
- Rib Mountain Elementary
- Riverview Elementary
- South Mountain Elementary
- Stettin Elementary
- Middle Schools
- High Schools
- Charter Schools
- Elementary Schools
- Middle School
- High School
- Charter School
- Neuman Catholic Elementary School, Wausau and Rothschild locations
- Neuman Catholic Middle/High School
- Trinity Lutheran School
- Our Saviors Lutheran School
- St. John Lutheran School
- St. Peter Lutheran School
- Hillside Christian School
- Northland Lutheran High School
- Faith Christian Academy
- St. Paul Catholic Grade School
- Wisconsin Valley Lutheran High School
- Cornerstone Christian School
Colleges and Technical Schools
COMMUNITY INFO AND EVENTS
Trying to decide if buying real estate in the Wausau area is for you?
Click on any of the links and see that there is no shortage of areas or events in the Wausau area to keep you busy.
- Events in Wausau
- More events in Wausau
- Events in Weston
- Channel 7 Community Calendar
- Channel 9 Community Calendar
Take an art class!
The Center for Visual Arts in Wausau offers courses and workshops for adults and children. There are a variety of prices to fit every budget. There is also a summer ARTventure camp for school age children. The Center for the Visual Arts is also a gallery where you can find interesting work by local artists.
Located at 427 N 4th St Wausau WI 54403
See a movie!
Features $5 movie admission on Tuesdays!
10101 Market St Rothschild, WI 54474
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday Late Show Special- 2 tickets, 1 large popcorn and 2 large drinks for $22.
813 E Main St Merrill, WI 54452
Go to a Concert!
Live Concerts, mostly metal and rock. This is an all-ages venue. Rock 94.7 FM often gives away tickets to their shows!
E3640 County Rd Q Ringle, WI 54471
Small bar in downtown Wausau, has open mic nights and local bands.
325 S 4th St Wausau, WI 54403
Take a gardening class, attend an event, or simply visit and enjoy the gorgeous views!
1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
700 N 12th St Wausau, WI 54403
Features Bowling and arcade games.
WAUSAU AREA SHOPPING
Wausau is home to some amazing local shops, check out the list below to see what kind of fun shopping you can do.
- Target of Wausau – 2707 Schofield Ave Weston, WI 54476
- Walmart in Wausau – 4300 Rib Mountain Dr Wausau, WI 54401
- Dollar Tree in Wausau – 3700 Rib Mountain Dr Wausau, WI 54401
- Dollar Tree in Weston – 2709 Schofield Ave Schofield, WI 54476
Wausau Center Mall C-302 Wausau Center Wausau, WI 54403
Features a play area, small grocery store, food court, and soon to be a movie theater. People come home to Wausau just to get the Bourbon Chicken at Zhou’s Mongolian Barbecue! Free Parking is available for trips lasting less than 2 hours, or on weekends and holidays!
- Dime and Dollar – 211 Alexander St Wausau, WI 54401
- Bethesda Thrift Shop – 329 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
- Goodwill Rib Mountain – 1100 Morning Glory Ln Rib Mountain, WI 54401
- Goodwill Weston – 2713 Schofield Ave Weston, WI 54476
- Family Treasures Consignment – 520 S 17th Ave Wausau, WI 54401
- Nice as New – 2400 Rib Mountain Dr Wausau, WI 54401
Furniture and Appliances
- Grebes – Appliances, Grills, Power Tools and Mattresses – 703 N 3rd Ave Wausau, WI 54401
- Furniture and Appliance Mart – 1820 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401
WAUSAU AREA RESTAURANTS
Japanese food, including Sushi and Teppanyaki. Take out available. The mushroom soup is always a crowd pleaser!
Address: 3703 Schofield Ave Schofield, WI 54476
Italian cuisine. Voted #1 Best Sandwiches in Wausau by the City Pages for 2016! Check out their freezer to stock up on soups, lasagnas, etc. or grab some baked goods and a cup of coffee and enjoy free wifi and a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of downtown Wausau!
Address: 529 3rd St Wausau, WI 54403
American Style sit down restaurant with a fun, unique theme! The entire restaurant is designed to look like a gold mine with slow stalactite fountains, rock walls, and even authentic mining artifacts for decor! Favorites from our office include the Italian cheese fries and Baked French Onion Soup.
Address: 3904 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Delicious, authentic Mexican food and beverages. Homemade chips, salsa and guac!
Address: 520 S 17th Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Cute, custom-made cupcakes and baked goods featuring high quality ingredients. Features ice cream in summer and holiday treats in winter. There’s always something new to try!
Address:303 3rd St Wausau, WI 54403
Delivery food and takeout
Italian style sit down dining or delivery. EXCELLENT Alfredo pizza, garlic bread, and tiramisu.
Address: 1206 N 6th St Wausau, WI 54403
Chain pizza place in the Wisconsin area. Variety of unique toppings. Online ordering available! You’re not really from central Wisconsin ‘til you’ve tried Topperstix.
Address: 1700 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Several locations in Wausau, Weston, Stevens Point, etc. Huge, foldable slices of pizza with unique toppings like macaroni and cheese alongside traditional favorites. Garlic knots are a local favorite! Dine in or take out.
Address: 311 3rd St Wausau, WI 54401
Order from a variety of different local restaurants online or over the phone! American, Chinese, Italian, and many more.
Address: 2102 N 6th St Wausau, WI 54403
Who doesn’t remember their funny commercials?
2205 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401
3910 Schofield Ave Weston, WI 54476
Grocery and Deli
Family style deli and bakery. Everything is made from scratch in house by the third generation of the family to own this local business! Breakfast sandwiches, fresh baked bread and buns, seasonal treats, coffee cakes, and donuts. Business catering and custom orders available. The french bread, croissants, and danishes are to die for!
Address: 1506 N 3rd St Wausau, WI 54403
Small local grocery store featuring a Hmong deli. Pick up some dinner or a snack while doing your shopping. The egg rolls and sticky rice are really good!
Address: 735 S 3rd Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Healthy, locally produced, and organic produce, featuring a deli and food bar right in the mall! Very friendly for special diets and vegetarian/vegan.
Address: 168 Wausau Center Mall Ave Wausau, WI 54403
WAUSAU AREA PARKS AND RECREATION
HUNTING AND FISHING
Hunting rules and regulations obtaining a WI hunting license here.
If fishing sounds more your speed, check out information on obtaining a fishing license here in Wausau.
DOG FRIENDLY PARKS AND INFORMATION
Pets are important parts of our family and when you move to a community it’s nice to know there will be plenty for them to do as well.
There are many parks in the Wausau area that allow our four legged friends, some leashed and some without. Below is a list of some of the parks in the Wausau area that allow dogs.
- Sandy’s Bark Park – On/off leash 2201 Oriole Lane, Wausau, WI 715-842-0983
- Marathon Park – On leash 1201 Stewart Ave, Wausau WI 715-842-2522
- The Village of Weston Dog Park – Off leash 6100 Rogan Ln Weston, WI 54476 715-359-9988
- Friendship Dog Park – 2350 Sunny Meadow Dr, Kronenwetter, WI 54455
- Other off leash pet friendly areas
Sometimes we have to leave town and having a safe place for our pets to stay is important. Below are a few places in Wausau for boarding your pets.
First Class Pet Lodge – 1400 N. County Rd X Wausau, WI 54403 715-849-5365
Coming to visit the Wausau area and need a hotel that allows pets? Below is a list of pet friendly hotels in Wausau.
- La Quinta Inn Wausau – 1910 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401 715-842-0421
- Quality Inn Wausau – 2901 Hummingbird Rd Wausau, WI 54401 715-842-1616
- Super 8 Wausau – 2006 West Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401 715-203-4876
Pet friendly stores in the Wausau area