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Why We Love It
Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, is a bike-friendly and creative city with a small town feel. Located between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, it is known for the University of Wisconsin badgers, craft beer, bratwursts, a sinking Statue of Liberty during the winter months, the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile, those pink plastic flamingos, and, of course, cheese.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
A downtown pedestrian mall lined with shops, bars, restaurants and entertainment.
|Olbrich Botanical Gardens|
Over 16 acres of flower, plant and rock gardens with a conservatory, pavilion, walking bridges, decorative statues, ponds and a tram.
|North Country National Scenic Trail|
A 4,600-mile (7,403 km) hiking trail extending seven states from North Dakota to New York.
|Memorial Union Terrace|
An outdoor hangout located at the University of Wisconsin for views, food, concerts and entertainment.
|Ice Age National Scenic Trail|
A 1,200-mile (1,931 km) trail along a former glacier edge. It is one of eleven national scenic trails in the U.S. Activities: camp, fish, hike, hunt.
|Dane County Farmers’ Market|
The largest producer's-only market with over 300 vendors. This means the person selling it to you is the person who produced it, which translates to FRESH FOOD.
|High - 44°F (7°C)||Low - 28°F (-2°C)|
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
|Best Western Plus Inn On The Park||Across from start/finish|
|DoubleTree Madison||0.6 mi (1.0 km) from start/finsih|
|Hampton Inn Madison Downtown||0.5 mi (0.8 km) from start/finish|
|Hilton Madison Monona Terrace||0.3 mi (0.5 km) from start/finish|
|Hotel Ruby Marie B&B||0.5 mi (0.8 km) from start/finish|
|Hyatt Place Madison Downtown||0.2 mi (0.3 km) from start/finish|
|Mansion Hill Inn||0.5 mi (0.8 km) from start/finish|
|The Madison Concourse Hotel||0.2 mi (0.3 km) from start/finish|