1253 John Q. Hammons Dr.
Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 836-3033
Fax: (608) 836-0949
1253 John Q. Hammons Dr., Madison, WI, US, 53717
- Phone: (608) 836-3033
- Fax: (608) 836-0949
The Madison region of Wisconsin is endowed with a fine church building in the form of the First Unitarian Society of Madison. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation is accurately sited at Shorewood Hills and is a magnificent revelation of the Modern Movement style of architecture and occupies tremendous significance.
Popularly known as the Airplane House, the Eugene A. Gilmore House is a Prairie school home that once served as a home of faculty to the university of Wisconsin Law School. This beautiful house with the grass beds on the facade adds to the beauty of this house. Originally built as the home of the law professor Eugene Gilmore, the house came to be serced as a faculty home.
Governor Nelson State Park is a fantastic place for a day out in nature. The park features hiking trails, fishing, swimming, picnic areas and snow recreation in winter. The park also hosts educational walks and events throughout the year.
Spread over 28 acres (11 ha) of land, and owned by the city of Madison, the Henry Vilas Zoo is a non profit organization. This beautiful zoo features sevral animals and birds, reptiles, etc. The zoo conducts several programs and events every year, one of the most attractive event is the Zoo Run Run race, that commences and ends at the zoo itself. The zoo attracts approximately 500,000 visitors annually and is an amazing place to be at.
The name says it all. The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is the official help center for tourists visiting Wisconsin. Located in the capital city of Madison, this department offers information on all things related to tourism of the place. You can get to know about lodging information, things to do, special packages and seasons all at this place. Visit the website to see maps and travel guides, get a trip planner, enjoy virtual tours and even check weather and road conditions.
Established in 1855, Grace Episcopal Church was one of the earliest places of worship to serve Madison. The majestic church building was constructed in the Gothic Revival style of architecture and features striking details. Besides its worship services and religious activities, the church is actively involved in art, and is popular for its annual concert series.
The Bernard-Hoover Boathouse is a testimony to the once flourishing boating business in Madison. Built on the Lake Mendota, this boathouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. Currently, under the purview of Madison City, it is one of the foremost boathouses across the city.
See a guided tour of the building and dome.
Since nothing can be more easier and relaxing than a walk in the park, the management here has taken care to build the walkways in a wheelchair-friendly fashion. Thus, ensuring that the garden is enjoyed by all. 16 acres boast different types of gardens with various themes and inspirations. The admission is free, assuring no dearth of visitors. Once the visiting hours are over, the gate is shut and people have to exit over a quaint turn-stile which can be a pretty interesting experience for city dwellers.
Renowned museum and tourist attraction, Little Norway is a Norwegian Village that is situated in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. A great highlight is the fully restored farm that dates back to the mid 19th Century. The striking Norway Building is a popular tourist attraction here. The Dahle family and its descendants have been striving to preserve the historic museum. The mid-summer’s event is a huge hit wherein one can relax on the green meadows and can bring along a picnic basket and blanket as well. Enticing tours are available and in particular they also arrange educational tours for school children.
Named after T.C. Goeres a significant person in Lodi, the Goeres Park was built in 1935 and was developed by landscape architect Franz A. Aust. Spread across 7.9 acres (3.20 hectares), it has many recreational facilities such as an ice skating rink, tennis courts, a large swimming pool, basketball court and playgrounds. There are also picnic tables and sitting areas in the garden.
This place is a state park in Wisconsin, located on top of a hill, near Blue Mounds Village. The park has two observation towers that give spectacular views of the Wisconsin River, the Baraboo range, the mounds and the vast forest regions and glacial plains. The park has many hiking and biking trails, a swimming pool, a large open field, shelters and camp sites. A Nature Center houses natural history exhibits near by the picnic area.