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University of Wisconsin - Madison

716 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
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Ranked #2 of 23 Activities in Madison
Type: Educational Sites
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Bangkok, Thailand
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469 reviews 469 reviews
177 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Fabulous grounds and views of Madison's lakes and the capitol building. Particularly beautiful in summer! Famous party atmosphere to boot. Soak it up and enjoy! Ohh, yeah..... you could also learn something here too if you're so inclined!!

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Naperville, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The UW is the best! Academically it is tops. Everyone works really hard during the week, but when the weekend arrives...Let the fun begin! There is so much school spirit here that it stays with you through a lifetime. Like I said, a top notch university, giving you one of the best educations possible, and it sits on a large... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Visited the commons for a great view on a beautiful summer day. Plenty of seating (of course, since it's summer and most students are away).

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Tularosa, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visited the UW campus at Madison; campus visit was enjoyable and also enjoyed the downtown area of Madison and all of it shopping and restaurant activities.

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Overland, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband had never been to Wisconsin so we headed north after my business in Rockford, IL, to Madison. It was a beautiful June early evening and we stopped to stretch and see the U of W campus. The campus is beautiful and sprawling. We ended up at the student union and found a wonderful summer evening concert underway. Nearly... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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125 reviews 125 reviews
51 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The topography (rolling hills) and the location (along the shores of Lake Mendota) are idyllic, Add to that the traditional buildings and the modern architectural buildings and you have an incredible setting for a university. You can feel the energy on the campus where many events (planned and impromptu) are always happening. Simply a delight to visit any time of... More

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Superior, WI
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Madison is a classic college town, but with a mix of other culture and state politics added in. Lots of things to do in Madison, many of which (but not all) revolve around the University. The UW facilities are first-rate. Their "Engineering Complex" of several huge buildings dwarfs many other colleges and universities by itself. Camp Randall is totally cool.... More

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Orlando, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
19 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My son and I did a visit when he was accepted at UWM. We went up in February, and it was still delightful. The temp was about 11, but the campus was very vibrant. We loved the layout, the buildings, the atmosphere and the spirit. Everyone there was happy that there were or were going to be a Badger. The... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Gotta love UW - Madison. It is huge and has tons of facilities, including a beautiful lake and old buildings. My daughter just enrolled and I appreciated the great reception and orientation activities for her move-in and early adaptation to college life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

A wonderful experience from an enjoyable afternoon on the Lake..the Rathskeller , the outdoor dining, watching the boats and just a quiet peaceful place to be...Mass at St. Paul's was also an experience as well as the Gardens o Campus

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