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Within a mile of two malls and just off Highway 12/14, Radisson Hotel Madison gives guests easy access to the best things to do in Madison, WI. Whether you’re in town for a Badgers game or just want to check out the furry creatures at Henry Vilas Zoo after a meeting, the Radisson puts you just minutes from the area’s top attractions. Spend a day at local beaches, visit a student at University of Wisconsin-Madison, or head to a meeting at the UW-Madison University Research Park.

Family fun:

  • Henry Vilas Zoo, Vilas Park and Vilas Beach (5.4 miles)
    Visit fantastic animals from five different continents free of charge at this community-sponsored zoo. Residents include American bison, capybara and rhinoceroses. Located just next door, Vilas Beach makes a great destination for post-zoo relaxation.
    Phone: +1 (608) 266-4732
  • Wisconsin State Capitol Tour (6.5 miles)
    The Wisconsin State Capitol offers a free daily tour of the historic building, which dates to 1906.
    Phone: +1 (608) 266-0382
  • City of Madison Beaches
    Pack a picnic, a swimsuit and some sunscreen to enjoy a day at Madison’s many beaches, about seven miles east of the hotel. Head to BB Clarke Beach on Lake Monona for lifeguard-supervised swimming, or make your way to James Madison Beach for low-key lounging at Lake Mendota.
    Phone: +1 (608) 266-4711

Sports and outdoors:

  • Elver Park (1.2 miles)
    Madison’s largest community park, Elver spans more than 227 acres and features facilities for softball, soccer, hockey and ice skating. The park also contains picnic shelters and a playground.
  • Camp Randall Stadium (4.9 miles)
    Cheer the Badgers on to victory in the University of Wisconsin’s 80,321-seat outdoor stadium.
    Phone: +1 (608) 262-1866
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail (8.2 miles)
    Explore more than 1,200 miles of hiking trails at this beautiful park shaped by a glacier during the Ice Age just 15,000 years ago.
    Phone: +1 (608) 441-5610
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens (13.1 miles)
    Established in 1952, these gardens boast one of only two Thai pavilions in the U.S., as well as the beautiful Bolz Conservatory and a rose garden with more than 700 varieties.
    Phone: +1 (608) 246-4550


  • West Towne Mall (0.4 miles)
    Browse for deals at more than 120 shops, including JCPenney, Forever 21, Banana Republic and DICK'S Sporting Goods.
    Phone: +1 (608) 833-6330
  • Hilldale (3.5 miles)
    This sizable shopping center lets you browse a diverse array of stores ranging from Anthropologie to White House Black Market. When you’re ready for a break, grab a treat at one of the eateries or see a movie on site. 
    Phone: +1 (608) 238-6640

Arts and entertainment:

  • Marcus Point Cinema (1.1 miles)
    This cinema offers a deluxe movie-going experience with plush DreamLoungerTM reclining seats and new releases shown on the 75-foot-wide, three-story-tall UltraScreen DLX®.
    Phone: +1 (608) 833-3980
  • Overture Center for the Arts (6.6 miles)
    Catch a touring show or a concert at this performing arts center, which also hosts art exhibits, community events, trade shows and conventions.
    Phone: +1 (608) 258-4177
Nearby businesses:
  • University Research Park (1 mile)
    Affiliated with the University of Wisconsin, this 1.8-million-square-foot complex houses more than 126 companies geared toward development and entrepreneurship.
    Phone: +1 (608) 441-8000
  • CUNA (1.4 miles)
    This site serves as chief headquarters for CUNA Mutual, CUNA Inc. and the World Council of Credit Unions.
    Phone: +1 (608) 266-4711
  • Epic (7.5 miles)
    Guests attending training at Epic in Verona, Wisconsin can take advantage of a daily shuttle that runs from the hotel to this medical software developer.
    Phone: +1 (608) 271-9000

Other points of interest:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (6 miles) 
    Visit your favorite Badger or take in one of the seasonal events on campus at this at this 933-acre university.
    Phone: +1 (608) 263-2400
  • Monona Terrace (7.9 miles)
    This impressive convention center bears a design by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, a Wisconsin native, and holds numerous trade shows and special events each year.
    Phone: +1 (608) 261-4000