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Popular amenities for Madison vacation rentals

Stay near Madison's top sights

Alliant Energy Center6 locals recommend
Henry Vilas Zoo101 locals recommend
Wisconsin State Capitol141 locals recommend
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center58 locals recommend
Kohl Center19 locals recommend
East Towne Mall21 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Madison

  • Total rentals

    640 properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    330 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    40 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    200 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    320 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    36K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Madison?

    Madison experiences a diverse range of weather. Summers can reach 80°F (27°C) and are usually humid, while winters can drop to 20°F (-6°C) and are often snowy. Make sure to explore winter activities such as ice-skating, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing in this season.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Madison?

    Madison invites you to explore its unique local culture, from spending a day at the Dane County Farmers' Market to biking around the city on the extensive Capital City Trail. Also, consider renting a kayak or paddleboard to experience the city's beautiful lakes.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Madison?

    Madison is generally busiest during the summer, from June to August, with sunny weather and plenty of outdoor events. The Taste of Madison in September, and the Wisconsin Film Festival in April, are some local events that often coincide with visitor peaks.

  • What are the best places to stay in Madison?

    Capitol-Downtown area, the vibrant neighborhood of Willy Street, and the calm, residential Monroe Street are frequently suggested places to stay in Madison. These neighborhoods are all loved for their easy access to local amenities, unique local shops, and diverse dining options.

  • What are the best places to visit in Madison?

    Visitors often enjoy exploring the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Don't miss a chance to walk around the University of Wisconsin-Madison's campus, especially the Chazen Art Museum and Allen Centennial Gardens.

  • What are some hiking trails in Madison?

    Madison has a range of trails to explore. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is well-loved for its long-distance hiking, while Owen Conservation Park has shorter trails through prairie and woodland. Additionally, Pheasant Branch Conservancy offers trails with lake views.

  • What are some family activities to do in Madison?

    Madison is home to many family-friendly attractions. The Henry Vilas Zoo, a free, community-supported zoo, is a favorite among families, as is the Madison Children's Museum. Additionally, the UW Geology Museum offers a fun and educational experience with its range of natural history exhibits.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Madison?

    For day trips from Madison, consider visiting the charming town of Spring Green, home to the House on the Rock and the American Players Theatre. Another option is Platteville, where you can explore the Mining and Rollo Jamison Museums. The natural beauty of Devil's Lake State Park is also within easy reach.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Madison?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 330 vacation rentals in Madison featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Madison?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Madison. Choose from more than 200 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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