Wausau, WI, is served by two airports. The Central Wisconsin Airport is a regional airport located 15.5 miles from downtown Wausau at 200 CWA Drive in nearby Mosinee, MI. The Central Wisconsin Airport provides cheap flights from Wausau with Delta Connection, United Express and American Connection flying the first leg of any routes to either Chicago or Detroit. The Wausau Downtown Airport, lies within the city boundaries but only offers flights for private and charter airplanes. Flights can be booked online using Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Central Wisconsin Airport is available in a lot located just north of the airport's terminal building. Spaces are available free for 45 minutes to allow time for drop-offs. Short-term parking is $1 an hour up to seven hours. For long-term parking of seven hours or more, the rate is $7 a day. Parking payment can be made with a credit card at the entrance gate or with cash using the PayStation machine in the terminal near the baggage claim upon retrieving your vehicle.
Transportation to the airport from Wausau is available through Courtesy Cab and Taxi Time cab service. Both taxi services are metered, with the fare varying according to pickup location but averaging approximately $39 from the city to the airport.
George's Restaurant is a great place to have a last meal in town before departing Wausau. The prices are fairly cheap, and the menu is filled with traditional breakfast favorites. There's also a restaurant in the Central Wisconsin Airport where you can eat a quick meal if you're in a rush to catch one of the cheap flights from Wausau arranged by Orbitz.com.
The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.
Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.
Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.
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