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The Weather in Madison
Find the Madison climate diagram. In the next 6 months, July will have higher average temperatures. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 12° in January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is August.
Enjoy the highlights of the city in a Madison vacation home
No matter what time of year you visit, Madison, Wisconsin, promises something for everyone. Children and adults of all ages and interests will find plenty here to educate and entertain them.
Family fun in Madison
A stay in a Madison, WI, condo or vacation home is not just for adults. The city is home to many family-friendly attractions that kids will love. The Madison Children's Museum features interactive exhibits on the history and natural beauty of Madison, allowing kids to learn in a fun, hands-on way. Another popular family destination is the Henry Vilas Zoo, home to animals such as lions, polar bears, giraffes, and many more.
For more child-friendly entertainment, visit the Warner Park Community Recreation Center. Every month, the center hosts Warner Family Fun Nights where children and adults can participate in a variety of activities, from arcade games to sports to art projects.
Nightlife in Madison
Looking to spend a night out on the town? Madison boasts a varied selection of theaters, bars, and restaurants that offer exciting evening entertainment. Venues like the Orpheum Theater and the Majestic Theatre host live music, acting, and comedy. Comedy fans should also visit The Comedy Club on State where you can see a variety of comedic acts and even participate in open mic nights.
Other nightlife options include themed establishments like The Ivory Room Piano Bar which features live piano music, and the Sencha Tea Bar which stocks all kinds of specialty teas. And of course, there are restaurants for almost every cuisine you could wish for: Osaka House Japanese Restaurant, Brocach Irish Pub & Restaurant, Los Gemelos Mexican Restaurant, and many more.
Special events in Madison
No matter what time of year you stay in a short term rental in Madison, WI, you will find fun annual events taking place. In the spring, Madison is home to the Wisconsin Film Festival. Attendees view screenings of a wide array of films in various genres. There are also networking events for film-makers, as well as a special film series for children. For summertime visits, consider the Make Music Madison festival. Held every year on the summer solstice, this festival encourages musicians of all skill levels to perform their music in public all over the city.
In November, Madison hosts the Wisconsin Book Festival featuring author lectures, panel discussions, and other literary programming. If you are visiting during the Christmas season and want to experience some holiday cheer, stop by Olbrich Botanical Gardens for their Holiday Express show. All December long, the gardens boast a beautifully-crafted winter scene, complete with model trains, bright poinsettias, and decorated evergreen trees.
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