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Badger Weekends: Your Pre and Post Game Guide

Jumping around at a UW-Madison Badger football game is an experience like no other, but it is just a slice of Madison's best things to do in Fall. Gameday is a great anchor for a weekend-long trip to the Capital City. Here's a list of experiences to include before and after your journey to Camp…

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A Runner's Guide to Madison

On any given day in Madison, from below-zero mornings to balmy afternoons, you’ll see people running pretty much wherever you look. It’s a favorite activity here in the Capital City, so it’s no wonder that Madison has been named one of the fittest places in the country time and time again. With more…

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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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6 Madison Picnic Spots Everyone Will Love

As you imagine some of your favorite summertime activities, we’re betting that a picnic is pretty high on the list. As restaurants begin to slowly re-open, you may prefer to create your own al fresco experience. Order eats from a local favorite, spread out a blanket and enjoy a beautiful summer day…

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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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