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Best things to do in Madison

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Beautiful spot to see the lake, relax, and walk to explore local restaurants/bars. ”
1 local recommends
Park
“Our closest park is called a “pocket park” because of it’s small size or a “secret park” because it’s hidden behind houses! You’ll have to cut in between houses to get here, it’s public trail, but it’s a nice small park. Play equipment, swings, and a half basketball court await you! ”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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Bar
“In the adjacent building. Unique brew pub. Limited menu but what is there is delicious.”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Route
“Great walking / jogging route a half block from the unit. Relaxing low traffic road with great views of downtown Madison. Walk across Park St (towards the water) and then turn right. ”
1 local recommends
Health
“Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy are only a 10-13 min walk away! ”
1 local recommends
Park
“Watch the famous UW-Madison Marching band practice. Band practices about 4pm-7pm every weekday during the warm months. ”
1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
“This Italian restaurant, in the basement of the Italian Worker’s Hall, has the feel of someone’s basement rec-room. The pizza is definitely the best in town. ”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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Route
“Get a great view of the lake and city from this hill on campus and see the 130 year-old Washburn Observatory. ”
1 local recommends