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Things to Do in Madison Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Madison Central

Explore Madison

Don't Go Home Without

Enjoy all that downtown Madison has to offer. State Street and the Capitol Square offer an eclectic selection of outstanding restaurants and unique shops. State Street links the Capitol to the University of Wisconsin campus. Only a few minutes from our hotel, our staff can offer recommendations for you to visit and dine at.

Must See

For nearly 100 years the free Henry Vilas Zoo has been one of Madison's top attractions. You can spend all day at the zoo. From bears to tigers to a Children's petting zoo and Carousel, this attraction is for everyone. This hotel is just minutes away.

Must Do

Visit and tour the Wisconsin State Capitol Building. This beautiful Capitol is just minutes from our hotel. Constructed in 1917, it features a 200 foot high Wisconsin statue on its gold dome and an observation deck that offers great 360 degree views of downtown Madison.

Local Tips

With 3 lakes, numerous parks and miles of trails, Madison is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Just outside the hotel's doors is the Capitol City State Bike Trail and Lake Monona. For novices and experts alike, you can enjoy the wonderful outdoors inside the city. Bike, hike, fish and swim just minutes away from our hotel.

Nearby Attractions

  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Alliant Energy Center
  • Kohl Center
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Overture Center
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Lake Mendota
  • Lake Monona
  • Monona Terrace Convention Center
  • Memorial Union
  • Downtown Madison
  • Madison Farmer's Market
  • Chazen Museum of Art

Nearby Dining

  • The Wonder Bar
  • Tornado Room Steakhouse
  • Tempest Oyster Bar
  • The Old Fashioned
  • Liberty Station Tavern and Smokehouse