Fun Facts about Madison, WI

  • Ranked as one of the top US College Towns and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • From world renowned cheese, the craft beer scene, and farm to table dining options, Madison is known as a top foodie paradise
  • Home to famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Madison is one of only two major U.S. cities built on an isthmus
  • The city has 140 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Travel Information

Madison Travel Guide

Madison is a city with beautiful scenery known for their hospitality and plenty of activities to offer. For more information: 

Visit Madison
Travel Wisconsin
Travel + Leisures
Lonely Planet

Transportation

Plan your route before you travel with the following resources:

Metro

Foot 

Taxi

4 different cab services run 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week in the Madison Area:

Air Travel

Biking

Weather

In September, it is estimated that the maximum temperature is around 23º C and the minimum temperature is around 9ºC.

Electricity

The electric current is 20V 60Hz and the plugs are 2 or 3 pin (as across North America). If you come from a country that uses 220V electricity, you will need an adaptor (for computers, cell phones, tablets / iPads, cameras etc.) or a converter (to transform voltage- for your hairdryer, electric shavers etc.)

Visa Requirements

Visa Requirements Residents from certain countries require a visa to enter the US. Countries part of the Visa Waiver Program, Canada and Bermuda do not require a visa.

For more info on whether you would need a visa and steps to obtain one - please click here