Madison WI Area Attractions and Things To Do

Madison Wisconsin area attractions, activities and things to do in Madison, South Central and Southern Wisconsin:




Aldo Leopold Nature Center - (20 min) - Promotes environmental education, Monona, WI. 

Alliant Energy Center (20 min) - Center is made up of the Dane County Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Exhibition Hall, the Arena Building and Willow Island.

American Players Theatre 55 min) - Shakespeare and more in Spring Green.

Art Fair On The Square (25 min) - Downtown Madison on the Square.

Badger State Trail (2 min) - BiKe Trail from Madison WI to Freeport Il.

Blue Mounds State Park (20 min)

Botham Vineyards (35 min) - Award winning wines in countryside just East of  Barneveld

Bottoms State Natural Area (35 min) – Mazomanie Bottoms land of Wisconsin River.

Cameo Rose Trails - Miles of private hiking trails.

Camp Randall Stadium (20 min) – UW Madison Wis Football stadium.

Capital Brewery (20 min) - 7734 Terrance Ave., Middleton, WI. Bier Garden. Tours.

Capital City Bike Trail (15 min).

Cave of the Mounds(20 min) – National Natural Landmark near Blue Mounds Wisconsin. 

Chalet Golden Fleece Museum (20 min) - Pending reopening.

Chazen Museum of Art 25 min) – UW Madison Chazen Museum of Art.

Cheese Country Trail (45 min) - State bike trail from Monroe to Mineral Point.

Circus World Museum (55 min) – Visitor Center, displays, programs, store.

Crane Foundation (50 min) - International center for preservation of Cranes.

Dane County Fair (20 min) - 6 days in July, Alliant Energy Center, Madison - 608-224-0500.

Devils Head (50 min) – Downhill skiing, snowboarding & golf near Merrimac.

Devils Lake State Park (50 min) – Beautiful Devils Lake State Park.near Baraboo.

Edgewood College (20-25 minutes) - Private Catholic college in Madison.

Epic (10 min) - Verona WI Medical Software Company.

Executive Mansion (25 min) - The Governor's Mansion, Madison, WI - 608-246-5501.

Fireside Dinner Theatre (55 min) – Fireside Dinner Theater and gift shops. 

Folklore Village (50 min) - Event center near Dodgeville.

Gardens - At Cameo Rose and in Madison area.

Glacial Drumlin Trail (35 min) – 52-mile bike trail from Cottage Grove to Waukesha.

Governor Dodge State Park (50 min) - 5270 scenic acres, bluffs, valleys and two lakes. 

Green County Cheese Days (45 min) - Monroe WI celebration of cheese making.

Horse Sleigh Rides (30 minutes) - Available in the Dodgeville, McFarland and Pardeeville areas

Heidi Festival (20 min) - Swiss play in New Glarus with Taste of New Glarus. 

House On The Rock (50 min) - Spring Green attraction.

Ice Age Trail (2 min) - The Ice Age Trail near our inn is now part of the Badger State Trail.

Institutes for Discovery (20 min) - Madison WI.

Institutes for Medical Research (20 min) - Madison WI.

Kohl Center (20 min) – Home to UW basketball and men’s hockey games.

Lake Wisconsin (50 min) – 9000-acre scenic lake with great fishing and boating.

Mackenzie Environmental Center (50 min) - Poynette WI center.

Madison College (25 min) - formerly Madison Technical College.
Madison WI Airport (40 min) – Dane County Regional Airpot - 608-246-3300.

Madison WI Bike Trails.

Madison WI Birding.

Madison WI Boating.

Madison WI Canoeing.

Madison WI Cross Country Ski..

Madison WI Downtown (25 min).

Madison WI Farmers Market (25 min) – Madison's Farmers' Market is rated Best.

Madison WI Fishing.

Madison WI Golf.

Madison WI Hiking.

Madison WI Lake Mendota (25 min).

Madison WI Lake Monona (25 min).

Madison WI Museums.

Madison WI Outlet Malls - Area Outlet Malls.

Madison WI Skiing.

Madison WI Snowshoeing.

Madison WI State Street (25 min) – Unique merchant shops and ethnic restaurants.

Memorial Coliseum (20 min) – Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Alliant Energy Center.

Merrimac Free Ferry (50 min) – Cross the Wisconsin River with your car at Merrimac. 

Michael Feldman Radio Show(20 min) – What’Ya Know? Show and schedule.

Midwest Horse Fair (20 min) – It’s an annual event at Alliant Energy Center.

Military Ridge Trail (8 min) - Wisconsin State Bike Trail from Verona to Dodgeville.

Milton House (60 min) - Museum, Part of Slave Underground Railroad.

Minhas Craft Brewery (45 min) - Monroe WI.

Monona Terrace (20 min) – Convention Center, Frank Lloyd Wright design.. 

Monroe Balloon Rally (40 min) - Balloon rally colors the ski. 

Museum of Contemporay Art(25 min) – 222 State St, Madison,  WI. 608-257-0158.

Mustard Museum (20 min) - Parmenter St & Hubbard Ave, downtown Middleton, WI. 

Natural Bridge State Park (45 min) - A large natural sandstone arch and rock shelter near Baraboo.

New Glarus Brewing Company (15 min) – Award winning microbrewery. Great beers.

New Glarus Woods (15 min) - State Park, Cross-Country Skiing & Hiking.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens(20 min) – 16 acres of nature’s beauty, roses, Bolz Conservatory.

Overture Center(25 min) – Madison’s cultural arts district.

Pendarvis Museum (50 min) - Cornish settlement history, Pendarvis State Historic Site, Mineral Point,

Primrose Winery (15 min) - New Glarus, WI.

Rotary Gardens (50 min) – Janeville WI beautiful gardens & ponds. 

Spas - Madison WI area Spas we can recommend.

Sugar River Trail (15 min) - New Glarus To Brodhead state bike trail. Hiking.

Swiss Historical Village(15 min) – 12 historic museum buildings.

Syttende Mai (25 min) - Stoughton WI, Norwegian independence celebration.

Taliesin (55 min) - Frank Lloyd Wright summer home.

Taste of Madison (25 min) - Capitol Square, Madison Wisconsin.

Tower Hill State Park (55 min) - Spring Green

Tyrol Basin (25 min) – Downhill Ski and live snow cam

UW Arboretum - Restoring 1260 acres of the land and enriching our lives.
UW Madison (25 min) - University of Wisconsin, Madison Campus.

UW Madison Arboretum (20 min) - 1280 scenic acres.

UW Geology Museum (25 min) – UW Geology Department museum and field trips.

UW Memorial Union (25 min) – UW’s social, cultural & recreation center.

WI Breweries - South Central WI Breweries.

WI Fall Foliage in South Central WI.

WI Historical Museum (25 min) - Heritage of the Badger State, Madison, WI. 608-264-6555.

Wilhelm Tell Festival (15 min) - Swiss celebration in New Glarus.

WI State Capitol (25 min) - 2 E. Main St., Madison - Group Tours 608-266-0382.

WI State Parks- South Central WI State Parks.

WI Union Theater (25 min) - Theater in the Memorial Union complex.

WI Veterans Museum (25 min) – Wisconsinites in battles from civil war to present.

WI Wineries - South Central WI wine country.

Wisconsin Dells (60 min) - The Scenery is delightful on river or Duck trips.

Wollersheim Winery (45 min) - Prairie du Sac - best in Wisconsin.

World Dairy Expo (20 min) – Annual elite dairy cattle and exhibits. 

Yellowstone Lake, WI (40 min) - State Park with Lake and Trails. 

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1090 Severson Road, Belleville (Madison area), Wisconsin (WI) 53508-9728

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