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May 1, 2006  My town
3.0 of 5 stars based on 7 votes

Highlights of Madison, Wisconsin

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Madison
  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Active/adventure, Tourists, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Henry Vilas Zoo
    Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, Wisconsin

  • 2. Memorial Union Terrace

    Student union at UW-Madison overlooking Lake Mendota. Bands, beer, ice-cream, prime people watching. A great place to hang out and relax with friends.

  • 3. Lake Monona bike path

    Nice ride around the lake and through lots of interesting neighborhoods.

  • 4. Madison Farmer's Market
    Madison Farmer's Market, Madison, Wisconsin

    Every Saturday from 7 am to 1:00 or so. Capitol Square. Fresh veggies, flowers, cheese, meat, honey, plants

  • 5. Great Dane Brew Pub
    Great Dane Brew Pub, Madison, Wisconsin

  • 6. Lazy Jane's Cafe

    Williamson St. breakfast place. Cozy and yummy!

  • 7. Monona Terrace rooftop

    Beatiful views over the lake. Concerts in the summertime.

  • 8. shopping State St., Willy St., Monroe St.

    funky shops to poke around in

  • 9. Orpheum Theater

    Old theater that shows off-beat movies, holds concerts, parties, DJ's etc. Dining area with bar in the lobby.

  • 10. B.B. Clarke Beach

    Nice park and beach in the Willy St. neighborhood on Spaight. Sand and swimming raft in the summer,