Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Madison

Come and experience Madison and its live music, art galleries and theater 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 friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Madison a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center.

Where to stay around Madison?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 90 holiday lettings near Madison. From 43 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Madison is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Madison?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Houses in Madison. Our other popular types of Madison holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations

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 7 holiday homes with pool available in Madison. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.