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Trails & Trees: Hiking UW-Madison Arboretum

Nature wonderland. A cheesy but accurate description of “The Arboretum” or “The Arb,” as locals call it. It’s a research center and visitor destination with restored prairies, woodlands, wetlands and gardens ready to ramble year-round. The Arboretum was established in 1932, with the goal…

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Bike the (Fitch) 'Burg

Summer is the perfect time to explore Fitchburg’s bike trails. This Bicycle Friendly Community is a major biking hub in Dane County, and has easy access to some of Wisconsin's best bike trails. But biking in Fitchburg goes beyond your typical out-and-back trails. Your biking adventure can include…

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15 Years of Film Fest Posters

One of the most anticipated elements of the Wisconsin Film Festival is the release of the poster artwork—this fest has had more looks than Ryan Gosling has memes. Rewind through time by clicking through 15 Years of Film Fest Posters below…

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Bikeable, Edible Madison

The next time you’re in town, why not pair a meal with a set of wheels and go on a foodie bike tour? You'll learn more about Madison’s foodie scene, architecture and history while also burning a few calories. Keep reading to discover ways to pair bites with bikes. Madison Eats BCycle Brunch Tour…

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Fall traditions in the greater Madison area go way beyond apple picking. Make sure to pack a cozy flannel and pick a cup of cider to soak up the most of the season when visiting. Farmers' Market The Dane County Farmers’ Market is a Saturday ritual, bringing bounties of fresh produce like sweet corn…

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Top 3 Fall Running Routes

With cooler temps in the air and the leaves changing to an array of beautiful colors, fall is the perfect time to explore Madison with your running shoes on. Read on for three suggested routes—each with varying distances but all with beautiful surroundings, guaranteed. Load up your phone with a…

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