A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
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Corinne Burgermeister
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Dining in Winter Domes

Don't miss out on a special wintery hangout or cozy date in one of these Madison-area heated domes. Make a reservation soon, as they tend to fill up fast. Which will you try first? Better yet, why not try them all? Café Hollander The heated Dutch domes at Café Hollander provide a cozy spot in the…

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6 Places to Have a Picnic in Madison

Sparkling sun, soft grass, the whisper of wind through the leaves. Who doesn’t love a picnic? Madison has 284 parks, five beautiful lakes, and the sprawling University of Wisconsin campus. While there are hidden gems to discover, here are some favorite spots locals like to drop a blanket and revel…

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Thanksgiving Meals To-Go

If you’re someone who usually travels for Thanksgiving, but will instead be spending time at home, let our restaurants bring Thanksgiving to you. Several Madison-area spots are offering easy-to-reheat dinners and desserts that will make the festive day go as smoothly and as stress-free as possible…

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Hiking Picnic Point and Lakeshore Preserve

Loved by residents, visitors, students and alumni, Picnic Point and the Lakeshore Nature Preserve has been an important destination for hundreds of years. Three hundred acres of land. A one-mile hike jutting out into Lake Mendota, the largest lake in Madison. Birds and trails and native plants, all…

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Creating Your Own Madison Adventure

CHOOSE YOUR OWN MADISON ADVENTURE You’re finally here in Madison – the place National Geographic Traveler calls one of the best cities in America. But wait! Your time is limited! What can you do in an hour? Half a day? A full weekend? So many things to do and so little time! Well, take a deep breath…

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7 Breweries with Great Outdoor Spaces

Madison’s craft breweries are as cool as they come, so it’s no surprise that their outdoor spaces pack the personality, too. From lush countryside gardens, to urban patios tucked into small spaces – here’s where to sip this summer. ALE ASYLUM Make Ale Asylum’s sprawling patio your first…

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How to Supper Club

If you know anything about Wisconsin, chances are you’ve heard of a “supper club.” But what is that? In short: it’s hospitality at its finest. No membership card needed. Follow these tips to check this foodie favorite off your list. Know Before You Go Before you head out to enjoy the nostalgia of…

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