Things to Do in Madison, WI

Things to Do in Madison, WI

Shoreline Sightseeing has been offering great Chicago architectural boat tours to residents and tourists of Chicago. While we know we offer some great entertainment, we also know there is plenty to do around the Chicagoland area, and that includes Madison, WI. Just over 2.5 hours away, there is plenty for you to check out.

The Lakes

State Capitol Rotunda

Image Credit: State Capitol

No matter when you visit Madison, there’s always something to do on the lakes. You can enjoy a cruise or boat rental, enjoy a beach or park near the lake, or even take on some fun waterborne activities. When you get hungry, there are also plenty of waterfront restaurants for you to visit.

State Capitol

Madison is the capitol of Wisconsin, which means there are a ton of landmarks you can witness while there. For instance, the Capitol dome is topped by a bronze statue that is perfect for pictures. The architecture of the governmental buildings pay homage to the area’s diversity. Finally, you can take a tour of the Capitol building and experience everything that Wisconsin government has to offer.

Vilas Zoo

When you visit Madison with the family, be sure to check out Vilas Zoo. Here, you will see your favorite animals in a natural-like habitat. You can also enjoy food, attractions, and shopping, as well as take in some fun special events throughout the year.

Monona Terrace

Monona Terrace was built by Frank Lloyd Wright and offers some of the best views of Madison. This place is home to plenty of attractions and special events throughout the year, and it’s also open to the public. If you want to see spectacular views and take in everything this city has to offer, be sure to put this location on your must-see list.

Contact Shoreline Sightseeing Today

When you’re in Chicago and want to experience something truly unique, be sure to contact Shoreline Sightseeing at 312.222.9328 and schedule your Chicago architectural boat tour. When you’re done, be sure to head up to Madison, WI and take in everything that great city has to offer, whether you want to be active, go shopping, or simply socialize.