While it is home to the University of Wisconsin’s main campus, Madison is also a cultural center, and offers a number of big-city attractions in addition to an almost limitless array of outdoor activities. No matter what brings you to Wisconsin’s capital, Choice Hotels in Madison, WI has everything you need for an excellent trip.
Our Madison hotels make it easy to access these local attractions:
Capital Square is a great place to start your exploration of Madison. Visit this area near the state capitol building on Wednesday or Saturday to experience the Dane County Farmers’ Market, where you will find locally grown fruits, vegetables and other local foods and craft items.
With a student body of more than 40,000, you can be sure that the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers plenty to see and do on campus. Take a walk through campus and enjoy one of several museums, exhibits and performances offered over the course of the year.
If you are a sports fan, make sure to cheer on the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center while in town. This 15,000+ seat venue is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s basketball and hockey teams as well as the passionate “Grateful Red” student’s section that cheers the Badgers on.
The Alliant Energy Center is another popular entertainment and sports venue. Formerly the home of Wisconsin-Madison’s men’s hockey team, the Center now hosts more than 500 events each year, ranging from local meetings to major concerts.
Featuring more than 800 animals to see, the Henry Vilas Zoo is a must-see while in Madison. With a dedicated children’s section that includes a tree house, adventure play area, carousel and more, this Zoo has something for the whole family to enjoy.
Similarly, the Madison Children’s Museum offers endless entertainment for kids. With exhibits like Urb Garden, Rooftop Ramble, Log Cabin, an Art Studio, and a number of special programs and events, this Children’s Museum offers the perfect way for kids to learn and explore.
These attractions should serve as a handy starting guide for your trip to Madison, but there are a number of other great places to see and things to do in Wisconsin’s capitol. Choice Hotels offers a number of great Madison hotels to choose from, so make sure to book with to make your trip a special one.
Madison, WI, US, 53713
Madison, WI, US, 53704
Madison, WI, US, 53704
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