Springtime in Madison
The springtime is a celebration of rejuvenation and rebirth. The weather warms and the sun slowly coaxes life back into nature. There’s no better time to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the City of Lakes than when the flowers come to bloom and the wildlife comes out of hiding. Madison, Wisconsin is especially breathtaking during spring, and you can expect a wide variety of attractions and activities that will allow them to enjoy the pleasant surroundings.
One of the most important springtime attractions in Madison is the Dane County Farmers’ Market. Situated right in the heart of the city at Capitol Square, the market is a place where tourists can sample the very best of local food and produce. As the largest producers-only market in Madison, you can be assured that they will get to buy and consume great quality vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, and more.
There are also a host of outdoor activities that you can take part while enjoying springtime in Madison. Since the city is home to one of the most extensive bike trails in America, you can take in the sights and get some workout by biking through the sprawling area. There are several places like Madison B-cycle and Machinery Row Bicycles where you can rent the equipment you need. You can also ride your bike through the University of Wisconsin’s Arboretum or through the other 260 parks in the city.
Another way to enjoy the outdoors is by making your way to Madison’s crowning glories. Commune with nature and enjoy the weather by visiting the five lakes that surround the city—Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa, and Wingra. You can ride a boat and cruise through Madison’s waterways or visit one of 13 beaches for a swim.