Granite Peak Ski Resort
265 skiable acres; 700 vertical feet; 72 runs (plus six glades and two terrain parks); 100 percent snowmaking; six lifts, including one high-speed six-pack. Tickets: adults $44; kids (6-12) $32; seniors (65+) $32; save $5 per ticket by purchasing online at skigranitepeak.com.
From Chicago (275 miles): Take I-90 north, which becomes I-39. Follow signs to US 51 north to exit 190 to Granite Peak. From Minneapolis (171 miles): Take I-94 east to WI-29 east to exit 190 to Granite Peak.
715-845-2846; skigranitepeak.com. Snow report: 715-849-5959. Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitors Bureau: 888-948-4748; wausaucvb.com