If you’re looking to plan a family-friendly vacation, consider heading over to Wisconsin. In particular- Madison, Wisconsin; The state’s capital city is full of fun activities for all ages, which means there will be plenty of stuff to keep the whole family busy.
Start your adventure here and explore the amazing exhibits and activities that can easily fill up an entire afternoon. Check out the section of the museum devoted to famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, peek into the past with an 1838 log cabin, and get hands-on in the totally interactive city called “Possible-opolis.”
Meet all sorts of creatures, great and small, in a variety of habitats. The North American Prairie, Tropical Rainforest Aviary, and Arctic Passage are just a few of the exhibits that allow you to say hello to your favorite furry, scaled, and winged friends. Little ones will love the separate children’s area.
Aspiring thespians will adore this community theater, which staged its first performance in 1965 and has been delighting locals and visitors with a handful of performances each year at the Overture Center for the Arts. Recent productions include Madagascar, A Christmas Carol, and Tuck Everlasting.
Fore! Dust off your clubs and hit the green with the whole gang at the top mini-golf courses in the state of Wisconsin. With both indoor and outdoor courses, plus batting cages, a climbing wall, arcade, and more, it’s the perfect place to go in any kind of weather.
Kids can’t sit still? Bring them to Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park, a place that was practically designed for burning off excess energy. In addition to the namesake trampolines, the park also offers a climbing wall, dodgeball, and a “slam dunk zone.”
Tiptoe through the tulips — and tons of other flowers — at this beautiful outdoor space. It has three garden collections and 20 miles of trails to explore. The Longnecker Horticultural Garden, Viburnum Garden, and Wisconsin Native Garden all have their own distinctive flair, and visitors can enjoy a free guided walk every Sunday at 1 p.m. that provides an educational overview.
Even if you’re not a science buff, you’re sure to have some fun at this Madison museum. There are exhibits that dig into the inner workings of light, lasers, robotics, and even the booming biotech industry. The museum is temporarily located in the Madison College downtown campus building.