Central Wisconsin Attractions and Activities

The central region of Wisconsin is the heartbeat of the Badger State. From pastoral farm towns of the plains to the industrial centers along the Wisconsin River, this region of Wisconsin is a gem of a find and full of rugged natural beauty.

Whether visiting a welcoming community on the river, on the lake, or in the shadows of the mountains, you will find great hospitality, delicious cuisine, and wonderful attractions in central Wisconsin.

As you through the Wisconsin River Valley, you will find exciting cities, like Stevens Point. This riverside city is the perfect mix of industry, academia, natural beauty, and historic landmarks. Enjoy outdoor adventure at Schmeeckle Reserve, a 280-acre park featuring tranquil spots for walking, jogging, biking, fishing and wildlife watching.

Another must visit city is Wausau, one of the top places in Wisconsin to play in the snow. A winter playground, the Granite Peak Ski Area features seventy-four runs, seven chairlifts, and the best snowmaking in the area.

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Beautiful Wisconsin River Valley

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Parks & Recreation

Make your way to Rib Mountain State Park, home to the Granite Peak Ski Area with plenty of skiing and snowboarding. If you're looking for downhill excitement of a different kind, head to Sylvan Hill Park where you will find a great tubing hill with snow making equipment, tow ropes, and a beautiful chalet with snack bar.

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