Travel and Outdoors

Check out these hiking trails catering to all skill levels in and around Madison, Wisconsin for outdoor adventures.
Learn about our environment or get your hands a little dirty this weekend.
April showers bring opportunities to protect and preserve Madison’s beloved lakes.
Moxy Madison Downtown is a hip new spot on East Washington Avenue.
Keep local love growing with local plants.
Whether you’re a birding enthusiast or just want to get outside for a good cause, consider getting involved in this year’s Great Wisconsin Birdathon.
Learn more about when and where to get locally-made maple syrup in southern Wisconsin.
Every neighborhood, district, and town center in Madison has a personality all its own. Does your favorite neighborhood line up with your zodiac sign? We’ve got a horoscope for every part of our city. Find your next favorite hangout written in the stars.
Prepare for spring weather in Madison with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center.
Are you interested in expanding or starting your home garden this spring? Shop flora online this month through the Friends of the Arboretum Native Plant Sale.
Need a little extra encouragement to get outside? The Natural Resources Foundation has fun opportunities for nature-loving adults in Wisconsin.
Learn about why the City of Madison is getting national recognition for its dedication to the Monarch butterfly community.
Many locals are excited to get out on the frozen lakes to fish, skate, snowshoe, and more. Before you go, be sure to keep these ice safety tips in mind.
Is the cold weather deterring you from getting your steps in this winter? We’re here to help with some short and sweet walking spots.
The latest on Metro Transit, and how to best navigate and prepare for upcoming changes.
Keep your pets safe and healthy this winter.
Nearby ski resorts are open and this week’s winter weather will help.
Badgerland Bird Alliance is asking for bald eagle watchers
Madison is on track to have an Amtrak station. In the meantime, trains abound.
Our neighbors include bats, coyotes, and more. Are they dangerous?
Madison just received a $110.6 million dollar grant for public transportation.
In the 1970s there were no turkeys in Wisconsin. Now they’re everywhere.
Do you have guests coming to town for the holidays? We’ve put together an itinerary for the east, west, and center areas of the isthmus.
What’s better than fall in Madison? Check out some of these spots where you can enjoy fall colors without leaving the isthmus.
Live like a tourist just an hour and a half down the road.
Prepare for fall weather in Madison with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
From cooling centers to splash parks, we’re laying out a few local spots where Madisonians can catch a break from the heat wave.
Whether you want to learn a new skill or spend a casual day on the lake, Madison has plenty to offer when it comes to water activities.
Destination Madison introduces Madison by Bike, its new free biking program.
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