• ryno

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    Jul 12, 2011 1:48 AM GMT
    In Madison(WI) for a few months while interning; anyone recommend places to see/things to do?
  • mke_bt

    Posts: 707

    Jul 12, 2011 2:24 AM GMT

    The farmer's market at the capitol.
    Union Terrace. Great people watching. Maybe find a cute boy with a sailboat and go sailing on Lake Mendota.
    Spring Green, WI just north of Madison. The American Players Theater is first rate. Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin is near by as well.
    Just a little further north is Baraboo, WI and the Circus World Museum. Tons of restored antique circus wagons.
    The House on the Rock is a real hoot. I can't describe it but look it up.
    If you enjoy nude beaches there is a wonderful one on the Wisconsin River outside of Mazomanie, WI.
    All these attractions are within roughly a half hour of Madison.
    Hope this helps. (Yeah, I'm kind of in love with the area).
  • mke_bt

    Posts: 707

    Jul 12, 2011 2:27 AM GMT

    Oh, one more. Go to Babcock Hall on the university campus. That's where they make some great ice cream. The almond-mocha is a real treat.
  • qd2009

    Posts: 164

    Jul 12, 2011 3:04 AM GMT
    State St. -- this is like the main street of Madison -- you'll find a lot of businesses and activity there.

    If you're into the gay bar/club scene, I'd recommend Plan B.
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    Jul 12, 2011 7:37 AM GMT
    Noah's Ark water park in Wisconsin Dells is a ton of fun and I would guess 40 minutes away.