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A Madison Halloween

  The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air—and you have plenty of options to make your Halloween in Madison frightfully good. Visitors with kids love the Halloween themes at Madison libraries, designed just for little ones. Throughout October, costumes are encouraged at ghostly story times, so you have a full month of…

Pump It Up

  Looking for an exciting, fun and unique place for your child’s next birthday party or a group outing? At Pump It Up, it’s all super-sized fun with huge inflatable playgrounds. There are games everything, a massive blow-up birthday throne, and so much more. Choose from a variety of packages or work with the team…

Best Italian in Madison

  Craving a rich antipasti platter, pasta al dente, the perfect slice or the most tender of veal chops? Madison takes Italian fare to another level, starting with Lombardino’s Restaurant where seasonal dishes are served amidst grand Roman columns. Share a tiramisu against a backdrop of Venice. When dishes are based on local ingredients and…

Memorial Union

  “The Union” at University of Wisconsin-Madison has two locations, one terrace, and non-stop entertainment for students and community members alike. Memorial Union is located right in the middle of campus and is utilized as a multi-use venue for recreation, the arts, dining and meeting spaces. Community members and visitors are welcome to rent the…

National Historic Cheesemaking Center

  Just 45 miles south of Madison is a must-stop for any cheese lover. The National Historic Cheesemaking Center in Monroe is a trip to the heart of America’s Dairyland. Part museum and part active cheesemaking hub, Monroe is the “Gateway to Cheese Country” as well as the official “Cheese Capital of the U.S.A.” This…

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…