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Korean BBQ Options

The weather is getting cooler, and that means it’s the season of tabletop grilling and soju cocktails. When only Korean BBQ will do, Madison has you covered with a plethora of authentic joints serving unlimited sides of kimchi, radish, that addictive bean paste, seaweed strips and more. Start your journey at the aptly named 5…

Yahara Hills Golf Course

  Less than a mile from exit 142B on I-90, Yahara Hills Golf Course boasts a 36-hole regulation course on 400 gorgeous hillside acres. Amidst the rolling slopes, this favorite course was established in 1967 and has been a landmark in Madison ever since. The city’s biggest facility has two 18-hole championship courses and there…

Acewood Park

  Family fun abounds at this east-side park located at 1402 Acewood Boulevard. Open 4 a.m. – 10 p.m., this small park is just 4.25 acres, perfect for small gatherings or anyone looking for some of the best playground equipment in Madison. Keep in mind that there are no restroom facilities at Acewood, but the…

Best Burgers in Madison

  Madison is known for great eats, and when it comes to luxury burgers, the city really goes all out. Try MOOYAH Burgers, Fries and Shakes for a local chain with counter-service featuring poultry and vegetarian options in addition to locally sourced beef. Just as famous for their fries and thick shakes as their burgers,…

Alliant Energy Center for Your Next Event

  Madison is full of gorgeous venues, including the downtown Alliant Energy Center offering multi-venue options in four very different spaces. The Veterans Memorial Coliseum is perfect for major events, the Exhibition Hall is ideal for conferences and arts events, while the New Holland Pavilions is the choice if you want to take advantage of…

UW Geology Museum

  Founded in 1848, the University of Wisconsin’s Geology Museum is always free and open Monday – Saturday. Try a self-guided tour and discover endless museum halls and exhibits, or join a guided tour designed just for you. Customize it for kids as young as five and adults of any age. This favorite museum is…

Madison Children’s Museum

  This is where play is taken seriously (well, not that seriously!). The perfect destination for a family outing, the popular Madison Children’s Museum has every possible hands-on exhibit, workshop, camp and more for children of all ages. In the Log Cabin, kids are whisked back in time to an earlier Madison where they can…

Arts + Literature Library

  Don’t miss this non-profit organization, where holistic arts including visual, performing and literary come together in an exciting showcase where idea exchange is paramount. There’s a variety of educational programming to explore along with exhibits of both emerging and established creatives. It’s a community project that has thrived thanks to the support of visitors…

Visit Madison’s Only Ethiopian Restaurant

  It’s shocking that in a foodie town like Madison, there’s only one Ethiopian restaurant—and that means the menu has to be amazing. At Buraka, you get a taste of the real deal along with a full bar and special Fish Fry Friday where two succulent cuts of cod are spiked in a beer batter…

July Races

  Nothing compares to exploring Madison by foot, and in July there are plenty of races ranging from 5ks to marathons that’ll have you lacing up your shoes. The Boom Boom Triathlon on July 4th is a great way to celebrate the holiday and get a chance to cool off during the swimming portion. Held…