Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Madison

Come and experience Madison and its live music, art galleries and theatre scene. This city's shopping, university setting and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Wisconsin Historical Museum and Chazen Museum of Art. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Madison

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Madison a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Henry Vilas Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Memorial Union Terrace (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Vilas Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Vitense Golfland (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Yahara Hills Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Madison

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Madison is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Allen Centennial Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Olin Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Orton Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Vilas Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tenney Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Madison

Fly into Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Madison?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 101 holiday rentals near Madison. From 57 Houses to 14 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Madison for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Madison?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Madison. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Mendota: 99 holiday rentals
  • Barrymore Theatre: 91 holiday rentals
  • Wisconsin Field House: 100 holiday rentals
  • Madison Children's Museum: 101 holiday rentals
  • Allen Centennial Gardens: 99 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Madison listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Madison?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 57 Houses in Madison. Our other popular types of Madison holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 14 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 14 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Madison?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Madison. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.