Dane County Farmers Market
On Saturdays, a food bazaar takes over Capitol Sq. It's one of the nation's most expansive markets, famed for its artisanal cheeses. All...
The campus' 1260-acre arboretum is dense with lilac.
It'd be a shame to leave town without taking advantage of the city's 120 miles of bike trails. Get wheels and maps at this shop, located...
Great Dane Pub
Big, friendly and rambling like its namesake dog, the Dane is a popular brewpub with occasional live music.
Cheerful and cozy Himal Chuli serves up homemade Nepali fare, including lots of vegetarian dishes.
Lonely Planet review
The campus Union is Madison's gathering spot. The festive lakeside terrace pours microbrews and hosts free live music and free Monday night films, while the indoor ice cream shop scoops hulking cones from the university dairy.