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Madison, WI Vacation Rentals

Madison Travel Guide

Wisconsin’s capital city is the second-largest city in the state of Wisconsin. Madison is known for its walkability and nature, and for being the home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Things to Do in Madison

Visit the majestic Wisconsin State Capitol and take a tour of the grounds. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is another top destination for the 20th and 21st-century art pieces featured in the halls. Spend an afternoon strolling through the Olbrich Botanical Gardens or pay a visit to the Henry Vilas Zoo.

Don’t miss out on Madison’s great food. Whether it’s chocolate from Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, meals at Madison Eats, Cornish pastries at Teddywedgers, or a meal at DLUX, Madison is full of great eats.

Atwood is a hip, trendy neighborhood in Madison, full of fun shops and great cuisine. It’s also home to Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier. Willy Street is full of restaurants from around the world, as well as music festivals in the summer months. You can’t go wrong in Downtown Madison if you’re looking for things to do.

Madison’s locals are known for their helpful and having kind attitudes, as well as for being creative and outdoorsy.

Best Time to Visit Madison

The best time to visit is in the spring for the moderate weather.

Price and Availability in Madison

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Madison is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Madison is in the high season in August. Madison has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Madison tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Madison tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Madison

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Madison. The warmest months in Madison are August and July, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -13 ˚F. The wettest month in Madison is August with 10.4 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.74 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Madison

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 394 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Madison ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Madison is available at $20 per night. A typical accommodation in Madison costs on average $131 per night.

If you want an internet connection during your time in Madison, then you can choose from over 161 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 34 places to stay include a morning meal. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 22 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Madison, you'll want to pick from 147 places to stay that provide parking. We track 23 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 32 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Madison accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 140 places to stay from Airbnb, 13 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

221 accommodations in Madison have been reviewed; 74% are rated highly. 79 accommodations allow instant booking.