20 free things to do in Madison, WI

School is out, relatives are coming to town, friends want to meet for drinks, and the days have grown long. Summer in the 608 is as expensive as it is busy, so explore 20 free things to do in Madison.

🥾 Hike, bike, and explore Madison’s outdoors

🌷 Spend a day in the gardens

We could stare up at these suspended landscapes at Chazen for hours. | Photo by 608today team

🖼️ Bask in the art + history of the city

☀️ Take the little ones for a day out