The Perfect Winter Getaway in Wausau

Seating in the living room of our Luxury Cabin in Wisconsin - the best place to stay in Wisconsin while enjoying the top things to do in Wausau

What’s not to love about a cozy retreat with your sweetheart to the most luxurious and popular new cabins in Wisconsin? Transform the landscape outside with a powdery dusting of snow, and it’s easy to see why our cabins are the most popular place to stay in Wisconsin this winter. Our cabins in Wisconsin offer an exceedingly romantic place to curl up and enjoy some quality time with your sweetheart and the perfect escape from the often hectic holiday season. 

As we wind down the year and look forward to a fresh start this January, what better than planning a cozy winter retreat at our luxury cabins in Wisconsin? There are plenty of things to do in Wausau in winter, both inside and out. We’ve always said Wausau is a fantastic four-season getaway, and we mean it. From cozy afternoons by the fire to snowshoeing through Wausau’s winter wonderland, there’s no better place to stay in Wisconsin than our luxury cabins in Wausau. 

Wausau truly is a winter paradise, but it’s a destination best paired with a few cozy days at our luxury cabins in Wisconsin. We’re just outside downtown Wausau and a short drive from top destinations like Granite Peak Ski Area. You won’t find busy crowds out here, either. Your only neighbors are the deer and birds that move through our wooded lot. There truly is no better place to stay in Wisconsin, and we’d love to introduce you to your new favorite getaway this winter. Book your cabin in Wisconsin today! 

Warm up in this cozy bath at our luxury cabin - the best place to stay in Wisconsin while enjoying the top things to do in Wausau

The Best Place to Stay in Wisconsin This Winter

Though there are plenty of things to do in Wausau in the winter, the real reason to escape to this beautiful winter wonderland is the chance to stay at our luxury cabins. Our cabins have burst onto the lodging scene in Wisconsin this year and have quickly become the most coveted place to stay in Wisconsin. Since opening, we’ve run at nearly full occupancy as couples all over the Midwest discover our romantic oasis in the woods. 

After many years of owning and running the top-rated Wausau Bed and Breakfast, the Stewart Inn, we decided to open a second property in the area. We built upon our reputation for hospitality and romance, and crafted an unforgettable romantic place to stay in Wisconsin for couples. There’s no detail left untended, and we have no doubt you’ll be ready to book your next getaway before you leave. 

Our luxury cabin in Wisconsin is just outside downtown Wausau, far enough away from the busy crowds but close enough to enjoy all the amenities, including restaurants, shops, and attractions. Though there are plenty of things to do in Wausau, you may or may not want to enjoy them. Once you’re at our cabin, you may just want to stay in, curled up by the fire, and enjoy the time away with your sweetheart. You’ll find everything you need there, including a full kitchen. This fully appointed cabin is just one of the many reasons our guests rate us as the best place to stay in Wisconsin. 

As you pull up to the cabin, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a beautiful, wooded lot with no neighbors in sight. Hop out of your car, smell the fresh, clean air, and feel your stress melt away. Your only companions for the weekend will be your sweetheart and the wildlife who move through this area. Our property is secluded, offering you a sense of intimacy you’d never experience at a more traditional lodging property. This intimacy, coupled with the luxurious appointments inside, brings guests back to us time and time again. 

As you step inside, you’ll be welcomed by large picture windows overlooking the lot. The living room features comfortable furnishings and a cozy fireplace, perfect for romantic evenings in. The living area is open concept and also features a fully appointed kitchen and dining room, so you can cook meals together if you want – or you can also take advantage of our Culinary experience featuring a chef-crafted dinner for two. In the bedroom, you’ll find a comfortable king-sized bed with more large picture windows connected to a spa-like bathroom with a generous soaking tub and exceptional steam shower. 

There’s no detail left untouched at our luxury cabin, which is why we’re rated as the best place to stay in Wisconsin. It’s the perfect year-round getaway and an exceptional place to relax and unplug as you enter a new year. 

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A deer in the woods - where you'll find watching wildlife is one of the best things to do in Wausua - especially when you stay at the top-rated luxury cabins and the best place to stay in Wisconsin

Top Things to Do in Wausau This Winter

Though our cabins are the best place to stay in Wisconsin and reason enough to spend some time in Wausau this winter, you’ll also find plenty of fun things to do in Wausau in winter. Wausau is an outdoor lover’s paradise, home to the popular Granite Peak Ski Area, but it’s also an arts and culture oasis filled with excellent museums and attractions. There is something here for everyone – and when you add the best place to stay in Wisconsin into the mix, it’s easy to see why Wausau is the perfect winter retreat. 

Whether you enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, birdwatching, or browsing art museums and galleries, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Wausau this winter. We’ve curated a short list of some of our favorites below, and we look forward to hosting you at our top-rated place to stay in Wisconsin this winter! 

  1. We can’t populate a list of things to do in Wausau in the winter without talking about Granite Peak Ski Area. It’s the premier ski area in the Midwest and features an impressive 700-foot vertical drop, 68 runs, and four terrain parks.
  2. Of course, if you’d rather enjoy something a little slower-paced in Wausau’s winter wonderland, you have to enjoy some cross-country skiing or snowshoeing through 9 mile Forest Recreation Area. There are many places for these quiet winter sports, but 9 mile is the best. 
  3. One of the many things that make Wausau the best place to stay in Wisconsin is the incredible art scene. Of the many great museums in Wausau, you can’t miss the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, known for its famous annual Birds in Art Exhibit. Other museums include the Center for Visual Arts and the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art
  4. Grand Theater, Wausau’s leading performing arts venue, is never a disappointment, and they offer a variety of fantastic shows year-round. This is the perfect way to spend a romantic evening with your sweetheart and easily one of our favorite things to do in Wausau. 
  5. Wausau’s dining scene is exceptional and far better than what you’d expect from a small town. Grab a cocktail at Timekeepers Distillery before grabbing dinner at Back When Cafe, Ciao, or one of the other top-rated Wausau restaurants

Of course, there’s nothing better in Wausau than staying in and getting cozy at our luxury cabins. We offer an unforgettable place to stay in Wisconsin and the perfect atmosphere to enjoy some much-needed romantic time away with your sweetheart this winter. This winter, discover why couples all over the Midwest call us the best place to stay in Wisconsin (and even the entire Midwest!). Book a luxury cabin experience today! 

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