A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
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Things To Do For Earth Day in Madison

Did you know an internationally celebrated day like Earth Day got its start right here in Wisconsin. Madison has so much to do and so many ways to celebrate Earth Day, that you'll find yourself making plans to book an overnight stay. Take your pick. Rentable e-bikes. Park clean-ups. Hiking Gov…

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7 Places to Shop Sustainably in Madison

Madison is home to five lakes, over 200 miles of bike paths and 270 public parks. Here, sustainability isn’t a trend, it’s a tradition. The capital city has been home to environmental pioneers including Aldo Leopold and Gaylord Nelson, who founded Earth Day. The tradition those pioneers and many…

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BCycle Makes Biking Around Madison a Breeze

Biking is for everyone in Madison, even those who don’t want to travel with their bike. You can leave your bike at home (if you wish!), with help from our friends at Madison BCycle. Madison BCycle is an all-electric-bike rental company that offers more than 400 bikes across more than 70 stations in…

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The Future of Tourism Amid Climate Change

Tourism is one of the largest economic drivers in Wisconsin. In the capital city of Madison—which happens to be one of only two U.S. cities on an isthmus—tourism thrives, thanks to a lake-city-lake landscape that offers four seasons of outdoor recreation opportunities. But as the climate continues…

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Go Green in Madison: Plan a Sustainable Getaway

It’s no wonder that the roots of America’s environmental movement were planted in Madison, Wisconsin, and the conservation approach that led to Earth Day started here. Plan a visit to Madison centered around sustainability and experience the city while being green. Eat Like a Local In the United…

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