Work hard, play hard

The life/work balance can be a difficult one. Here in Wisconsin Central Time it’s quite a bit easier. Marathon County is ripe with cultural, artistic, entertaining, recreational and dining opportunities. Canoeing, kayaking, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, fishing, water skiing — it’s all available to you with very little, if any, commute. Fine dining? Cocktails? Live music? Theatre? All just steps away. We do a fantastic job of bringing the world to Wausau — with no long commutes, egregious traffic or urban prices. What do you want to see, listen to, do or eat next? There are plenty of opportunities here.

Local youngsters could jump for joy when a new indoor play area for children opens this week inside the Wausau Center mall.
Marathon County capitalized on scores of new sporting events and other initiatives in 2012 to vault two places onto the list of top 10 tourist destinations in the state, and local leaders aren’t satisfied with being No. 9.
Wausau-area curlers will be sweeping in an Olympic-caliber facility when their season starts this winter.
The Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is committed to continuing this iconic Wisconsin sports series and growing participation by focusing on providing an exceptional athlete experience.
Wausau's famous Whitewater Park attracts kayakers from around the world, who surf the waves and perform stunts
Scott Wimmer is a NASCAR Nationwide Series driver who was born in Wausau on January 26, 1976. Wimmer co-owns State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain with Ron Wimmer.
Business Day in Madison has become the premiere business gathering

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