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  • Writer's pictureSarah Stubbs

The Top 5 Things to Do in Madison this Summer

Madison is not only a great place to live, it’s a great place to spend your summers! Read below to learn how to make the most of your summer this year!

1) Walk through the trails at the UW Arboretum

The Arboretum has over 17 miles of trails, providing a safe and beautiful walking experience!

  • Where: 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711

  • When: Open daily, 4 a.m.–10 p.m.

2) Have a picnic at Picnic Point

Picnic Point is an almost mile-long peninsula along Lake Mendota with many perfect spots for picnics!

  • Where: 2000 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705

  • When: Open daily, 4 a.m.–10 p.m.

3) Go to a concert on the rooftop at The Monona Terrace

What could be better than listening to your favorite music while enjoying the sunset over the lake?

  • Where: 1 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53703

  • When: Thursdays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

4) Visit the Dane County Farmers’ Market

Find fresh produce, breads, flowers, artwork and more at this large farmers market around the square!

  • Where: 2 E Main St, Madison, WI 53703

  • When: Saturdays, 6:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

5) Listen to music at Concerts on the Square

Bring your lawn chair and get ready to sit back and relax, listening to great FREE music with your friends and family.

Where are your favorite Madison summer spots? Comment below!

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