The state Capitol is a must-see for any visitor to the area. The marble and stone that makes up its grand halls and stairways represent the many facets of Wisconsin’s natural heritage.
Take a tour and see some of the lovely murals located in some of the offices. Free tours are offered daily, year round except on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Tours start at the information desk Monday through Saturday at 9:00, 10:00,…
In my unbiased opinion this is the most beautiful state capital in the US; and no I haven't seen them all :-)
Views from the upper level of Madison and surrounding lakes. Saturday enjoy the farmer's market around the square, Wednesday nights music or Thursdays at the Union.
The Capitol has such exquisite design and architecture, makes it a wonderful place to explore.
“The Chazen is home to the second-largest collection of art in WI: more than 20,000 works include paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, and decorative arts. ”
“80,000 Badger fans cheering on the local team - the Badgers! Football games are on Saturdays from the end of August thru the end of November (not every weekend)”
“The Memorial Union is a Madison icon. Sit out by the lake, have a drink, enjoy the views. The Union pulls people by the hundreds on a nice summer weekend. ”
“It's a great small zoo, kid-friendly, and free. Takes about 3 hours to go through at a leisurely pace.”