A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
Photo by Cassius Callender

How to Enjoy Bleisure Travel in Madison

Remote and hybrid work schedules have expanded our idea of what a workplace is. Can you work your desk job from a shoreline, a shop or a shanty? Absolutely. It's your opportunity to see more of the world while maintaining the normalcy of a steady career. If your job allows you to work around the…

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36 Things to Do This Summer

Your guide to summer in Madison is here. Nothing beats moving from lake to biergarten to museum to nightlife in just one day. And you can fit even more than that in one weekend. Our vibe is loved by the outdoor enthusiasts and urban explorers alike. We're a Midwest summer vacation destination that…

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How Frank Lloyd Wright Left a Legacy in Madison

Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most famous architects who ever lived, called Madison home. His legacy can be seen far and wide on our skyline and throughout the region. Wright was born in nearby Richland Center and moved to Madison in his middle and high school years. He went on to take engineering…

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Where to Share a Romantic Meal in Madison

Nothing says romance like cozying up together with a great meal. That's why going out to eat remains a date night staple. You just can't beat fantastic food in a beautiful atmosphere with even better company. Madison is host to a stellar culinary scene with dozens of James Beard Award recognitions…

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Your Guide to a Romantic Getaway in Madison

Madison has something to offer for every couple's version of romance. It's where you'll find classic date night offerings like dinner and a show. Relaxing retreats like visiting a spa. And the chance to embark on adventures that bring you closer together. A romantic getaway in Madison is the perfect…

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What to Know Before You Go to Overture Center

When you buy a ticket to see a Broadway play, symphony orchestra concert, ballet, comedy show or other live performance at Overture Center, you're also buying a front-row seat to all the incredible things to do, see, eat and drink in downtown Madison and beyond. We've compiled all the best…

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7 Cozy Stays For a Winter Getaway in Madison

Winter in the capital city is all about finding cozy moments in between adventures. Some of the best places to stay in Madison are off-the-beaten-path inns and bed-and-breakfasts that make you feel like you're in a movie. These heart-warming locales are worth a trip on their own, but are even better…

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20 Things To Do This Winter in Madison

Looking for something to do this winter? Why not try 20 things? And why not do them in Madison, Wisconsin, where frozen fun meets cozy memories and there's never a dull moment. Of course, you can't do all these things in one day. Make your adventures last by booking an overnight stay in the capital…

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How to Embark on a Madison Ed-Venture

Forget the trinkets. Bring home a new skill. Madison offers a wide breadth of classes, lessons and workshops you can try in a day or a weekend. Do you want to learn how to make a perfectly balanced cheese board? Taste mustard like a pro? Make your own bottle of gin? These ed-ventures (and more) are…

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6 Indoor Activities in Madison You'll Love

Although Madison is a wonderland of amazing outdoor urban adventures all year-round, it also offers just as many fun indoor diversions — something that especially comes in handy during the chilly winter months. Whether you’re looking for a unique date destination, a place to go with friends or a…

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