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Flights to Wausau

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Book flights to Wausau

Wausau is a city in central Wisconsin straddling the Wisconsin River. While it has a population of just under 40,000 people, it's the economic and cultural hub of the region. The city is known for its art scene, with the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum being a particular highlight, and for its history as a lumber town. There are also opportunities for outdoor recreation nearby, including Rib Mountain State Park, which has hiking trails, an observation tower, and even a ski area.

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Airports near Wausau

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Wausau. Here's 4 airports that serve Wausau.

Central Wisconsin Airport

Located in Mosinee, Wisconsin, approximately 15 miles south of Wausau. It is the closest commercial passenger airport to Wausau and offers flights to major cities such as Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit.


Appleton International Airport

Situated in Appleton, Wisconsin, about 90 miles southeast of Wausau. While it is a bit further away, it is still within a reasonable driving distance. Appleton International Airport provides flights to several domestic destinations, including Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit.


Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport

Located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, approximately 110 miles east of Wausau. Although it is a bit farther, it is still a viable option for travellers. Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport offers flights to various major cities, including Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit.


Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, approximately 200 miles west of Wausau. While it is a bit further away, it is a major international airport with numerous flight options. travellers may need to connect to a more local airport from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport to reach Wausau.

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Buy your flights to Wausau and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Wausau now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Wausau over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Wausau gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Wausau

Exploring Wausau's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Rib Mountain State Park

This park is a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts. It features hiking and biking trails, stunning views from the observation tower, and winter fun at the Granite Peak Ski Area. You can also learn about the area's geology and history at the visitor centre.

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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

This world-renowned museum houses a collection of nearly 14,000 works of art, with a focus on American art from the 20th and 21st centuries. The museum also offers a variety of educational programs and special events.

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Woodson History Center

This centre is a great place to learn about the history of Wausau and Marathon County. The centre has a variety of exhibits, including one on the history of the paper industry, which was once a major industry in Wausau. The centre also has a research library and archives.

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