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When you’re headed to Madison, there’s no better place to stay than an IHG property. Our Madison visitors are known for their work hard play hard mentality. We do our best to provide you with the services you need to get down to the business of relaxation. Our indoor pools will be a treat for the kids, and you’ll love luxuriating in our whirlpools after working out in our state of the art gyms. Take full advantage of our business centers and complimentary Wi-Fi and enjoy perks like high definition television. With amenities like these waiting for you, you’ll be free to explore all quirky, youthful Madison has to offer knowing you’ll return to the high class treatment you deserve.
Getting a little business done while in you’re in town? Our Madison hotels are conveniently located near the Alliant Energy Center, Menoma Terrace Convention Center, and the Fitchburg Technology Center, as well as major company headquarters, like Epic Systems and JT Packard.
You’ll have your day cut out for you when you tour all the many sights and sounds Madison has to offer. Watch how government works and learn a little something about architecture when you tour the beautiful Roman Renaissance-style State Capitol Building, cut from diverse stones and decorated with carefully curated murals and furniture. Head to Capitol Square below to explore year round farmers markets, bursting with flavorful, locally-sourced produce.
Whether you’ll be sending a student off to the university in the fall or you’d just like to tour one of the world’s premiere campuses, head to the University of Wisconsin at Madison for that youthful feel. Tourists of all ages will love the treasures on display at the UW Geology Museum, from rare fossil finds to sparkling rocks and minerals. Take in art treasures from around the world at the Chazen Museum of Art. Stroll through the leafy green campus Arboretum. If the season is right, catch a game at the Kohl Center or Camp Randall Stadium. The University of Wisconsin Badger fans are known for their fun-loving ways, and game days aren’t to be missed.
Architecture aficionados will be spoiled for choice during their visit to Madison. Brave the country roads and drive out to Taliesin House for a breathtaking display of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece homes -- an up close look not just at the man’s virtuoso work, but also at his personal life. Back in Madison, explore the First Unitarian Meeting House, for more Frank Lloyd Wright perfection. House on the Rock, located in nearby Spring Green, a complex of unique, playful buildings designed by the master architect, Alex Jordan, Jr., is another must-see.
Bringing the kids along? Take a long stroll through the Henry Vilas Zoo and see who can spot the strangest looking animals. Afterward, indulge in a long picnic in Vilas Park while the kids play on the playgrounds. Or, take the day and drive to Wisconsin Dells, the world’s pioneer waterpark, for wet, wild, goofy fun. Discover the city of Possible-opolis when you head to the much lauded Madison Children’s Museum, the region’s premiere destination for hands-on learning.
Art lovers can do no better than the entirely free Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, housed behind a striking glass facade. Learn about America’s war history and honor those who have fallen at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Get an in-depth look into where Wisconsin has been, from its Native American beginnings to the most prominent political figures in its contemporary history when you visit the Wisconsin Historical Museum.
Lovers of the great outdoors will enjoy boating and fishing on Lake Mendota. Spelunk through Cave of the Mounds, otherwise known as the “jewel box” of America’s major caves. Take a nice leisurely walk through Tenny Park, Turville park, Allen Centennial Gardens or the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and hike a section of the thousand mile long Ice Age National Scenic Trail for beautiful scenery and a full look at a glacier’s power.
During that busy day of exploration, top up those energy reserves at the cheese shops that give Wisconsinites their cheesehead reputation. You’ll find everything you palate desires on thriving State Street, and plenty of trendy boutiques while you’re there. Head to West Towne Mall to supplement your Madison shopping experience.
What better way to end your action-packed Madison days than by taking in a concert or show at the Overture Center for the Arts, Barrymore Theatre or Madison Opera? With world-class performers, you won’t be able to help getting carried away. Madison has all of this to offer, and, with IHG properties on your side, so much more. Browse our rich selection of hotels in Madison today and find the perfect one for you.
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