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.
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Vacation homes and rentals with a yard
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Popular Rental Amenities in Madison
Listed above are the most frequently used filters in Madison and the number of rentals that include them. Madison is the perfect spot to look for a rental if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you want to tune out with some TV time, as the most frequently offered amenities are "Internet" and "TV." You can even compare and find properties if you want to sweat it out in a sauna (37 rentals include "Sauna" in Madison) or if you want a rental with a sauna (20 rentals in Madison include "Fenced").
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 10° in January. The rainiest month is April while the driest month is February.
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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.
Information about vacation rentals in Madison
|🏡 Vacation rentals||1,482 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 60%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$51|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||181 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||1,060 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average nightly price for a vacation rental in Madison?
The nightly price of accommodations in Madison starts at $51. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $705 on average. A apartment rental Madison will cost on average $145 per night.
How many vacation homes are available to book in Madison?
There are 1,482 vacation homes to choose from for your trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Madison?
Usually travelers search for TV, Internet, and Air conditioning when booking a vacation rental in Madison.
How many vacation homes with a pool are there in Madison?
Choose from 1,060 vacation rentals available to book in Madison.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Madison?
Sure, currently there are 181 vacation homes in Madison that allow pets and the average price is $254 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to Madison?
When looking for a vacation rental in Madison, keep in mind that rainy season is typically in April or May, with February often being the driest.
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