Home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the surrounding town is also rich in things to do. There are plenty of events and year-round adventures for you and your loved ones alongside your visit to the campus.
There are many events in Madison throughout the year. The Taste of Madison is held in Capitol Square each September to celebrate Labor Day. There are over 80 restaurants, three entertainment stages, and lots of drinks stands. Madison is also home to a huge farmers' market offering fresh Wisconsin produce.
The "museum mile" which runs all the way from Capitol Square to the University of Wisconsin-Madison is where you'll find the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chazen Museum of Art. Both display a stunning array of photography and art. The city also hosts open mic nights on Sundays at venues like the Bos Meadery or Tip Top Tavern to enjoy foot-tapping tunes or laugh your sock off at the local comedians.
The university has an exceptional choice of campus tours available daily. Opt for information sessions or get a feel for an academic program with a seminar. Explore the science facilities or try the delicious ice-cream made on campus. Car rental companies are located in the baggage area at Dane County Regional airport, and buses leave every thirty minutes to and from campus.