Madison Resources

Sights to be Seen

Dane County Farmers Market

A sight to behold, the biggest FM in the midwest on the beautiful Capital square. –
https://dcfm.org/markets/saturday-on-the-square

House on the Rock

Featured in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods
https://www.thehouseontherock.com/

Cave of the Mounds

https://caveofthemounds.com/

Monroe Street shopping district

https://www.monroestreetmadison.com/

State Street Pedestrian Mall & Downtown

https://visitdowntownmadison.com/shop

Memorial Union Terrace & Lakeshore Path

https://union.wisc.edu/visit/terrace-at-the-memorial-union/ NOTE You do have to buy a 1-day membership pass to buy beer, but it is only $1 as of the time of this listing.

Advanced Aquarium Systems

Green Bay, WI – TOTALLY Worth the trip and they ship so you can buy fish and arrange to have them shipped home – 1720 S Ashland Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304

LFS in Milwaukee

  • Aquatic Clarity (Call prior to visiting it isn’t a retail store front)
    • 906 Middle Ridge Dr Hubertus, WI 53033
  • American Aquaria
    • 3485 N 124th St, Brookfield, WI 53005
  • Aquatics Unlimited
    • 3550 S 108th St, Greenfield, WI 53228
  • Best Fish
    • 1335 N Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Food & Drink

There are a ton of places to eat in all price ranges near the hotel – within walking distance depending on your fitness level – but below are some of the nicer restaurants in the Madison area. The West Towne Mall area – close to the hotel but far enough away you have to have a car – has every chain restaurant known to man.

Bonfyre American Grill $$$$$

2601 W Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI 53713

Locally owned restaurant. Excellent food and great atmosphere.

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano $$$$

1611 Aspen Commons, Middleton, WI 53562

Close to the hotel. Chain restaurant, but good food.

Buck & Honey’s $$$$

800 W Broadway Suite 300, Monona, WI 53713 | (608) 478-2618

Locally owned

Harvest $$$$$

21 N Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703 | (608) 255-6075

Locally owned

Old Fashioned $$$$$

23 N Pinckney St #1, Madison, WI 53703 | (608) 310-4545

Locally owned

L’Etoile $$$$$

1 S Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703 | (608) 251-0500

Locally owned