Wausau, located in Central Wisconsin, is about 2 hours from Madison, 3 hours from Milwaukee and four hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul. It’s easy to get to and holds a world of adventure for those who come. It’s home to plenty of famous attractions, including the Granite Peak Ski Area, which is one of the most popular ski areas in the entire midwest. Wausau offers visitors the perfect balance between big-city amenities, and a small-town, Northwoods feel. Above everything else, you’ll enjoy spectacular hospitality in the town of Wausau. Come see what all the fuss is about this summer, and stay at the Stewart Inn, Wausau’s finest luxury boutique hotel. Book your room today!
Fall Chairlift Rides at Granite Peak Ski Area in Wausau
Wausau’s Granite Peak Ski Area is one of the best ski areas in the midwest. In fact, it’s home to the three longest and highest high-speed chairlifts in the Midwest. You can easily spend 3-4 days skiing the slopes at Granite Peak, and not get bored. With a high-speed 6-passenger chairlift, in addition to 2 high-speed quad chairs, not to mention 2 other chairs and 2 conveyor lifts, there are plenty of ways to get around the ski the miles of trails found here. However, Granite Peak Ski Area, located Rib Mountain, is a great place to visit during the summer and fall months as well.
This fall, soar to the top of Granite Peak Ski Area and take in the dramatic, fiery hues of fall unfolding in the valley below, just in time for sunset. Fall chairlift rides at Granite Peak are one of Wisconsin’s most popular attractions. Once at the top, you’re free to walk and hike around the area, enjoying all this incredibly scenic mountain has to offer. The fall rides will start on August 15, and run through October 20, 2019.
Unwind in Downtown Wausau
After your trip up to the top of Granite Peak Ski Area, head into downtown Wausau for dinner and drinks. There are some incredible restaurants located within walking distance of the Stewart Inn, including the Back When Cafe and City Grill. When you’re ready to call it a night, the luxury accommodations at the Stewart Inn will be waiting. In the morning, wake up to a gourmet made-from-scratch breakfast before heading out on another adventure in the Wausau area. Book your room at our Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast today.