You like to mix things that speak to your heart and intellectual endeavors. The concrete jungles of places like NYC and Philly satiate your desire for museums and culture, but they don’t have the warmth of the Midwest. You long for a destination where you can turn your face up toward skyscrapers, but also head out of town and be met with wide-open spaces and acres of neatly arranged corn fields. You want to be in a place where there are always strangers to meet, but they’re happy to wish you a good day. You want to have divine culinary options at your disposal, but you also love a country farm stand and a charming restaurant with American favorites. Book one of our Madison flights today, wise wanderer, and you’ll soon be living your best vacation.
Use Travelocity to book tickets to Madison, Wisconsin today, and your getaway to the heartland is off on the right moccasin-clad foot.
Transportation From MSN
Flights to Madison, WI land 5 miles northeast of the city center at Dane County Regional Airport (MSN). A quick trip down Route 151, and you’re in the heart of the action. One way to get around is booking a car rental while you’re reserving airfare to Madison, Wisconsin. With your own keys, Greater Wisconsin becomes your oyster. Rental cars can be picked up in the baggage claim area.
You can also head outside to hop in a cab or pick up your pre-arranged hotel shuttle. If you’re up for public transportation, take the Route 20 bus to the North Transfer Point bus to get downtown and to the University of Wisconsin.
Hotels near MSN
You booked one of Travelocity’s best cheap flights to Madison, WI and you’re ready to dive into a sea of cheese and Midwest charm. But first things first: You’ll need a place to lay your head after days spent exploring the capital city. Check into one of these popular Madison hotels, and you’ll feel right at home from the moment you walk in the door:
- Hyatt Place: This downtown hotel is right in the hub of the activity. You can see the capitol dome from here, and you’re just a short walk from theaters and restaurants. You can even make it to the University of Wisconsin on foot. Back at the hotel, a 24/7 menu is available to all guests and Starbucks coffee is served in the morning.
- The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club: The Madison Concourse Hotel may just be the most elegant and refined hotel in the city. Enjoy sleek décor in your room and all common areas, savor fine dining, and sit in front of crackling fireplaces—it doesn’t get much better than this. Plus, you’re just steps from downtown’s best convention venues.
- AmericInn Lodge & Suites Madison West: Sometimes you just need a no-frills vacation, wise wanderer. This hotel is great for respite at the end of the day, and it offers a nightly happy hour for all guests. The indoor swimming pool is heated and the perfect place to take a dip and soothe your muscles.
- Baymont Inn & Suites Madison West: Just a few miles from downtown, this cozy hotel is also close to Camp Randall Stadium. You’ll have easy access to the West Beltline Highway, so the rest of Madison is also within reach.
Things to Do in Madison
You landed one of our flights to Madison, Wisconsin, and then you landed on a plane in the city itself. Time to go on an adventure in Mad City. If you’re seeking a quintessential Wisconsin experience, cheese, brats, and beer are on your to-do list. Start with a cheddary appetizer on the Great Wisconsin Cheese Trail, get a taste of the “wurst” the region has to offer at the Dane County farmers market, then wash it all down with a delicious local microbrew. With your belly full, you’re ready to walk through the Olbrich Botanical Gardens or check out the exhibits at the Chazen Museum of Art. Watch the wheels of government turn slowly at the Wisconsin State Capitol before you go.
Madison awaits, wise wanderer. Book one of our cheap flights to Madison, WI today and you’ll be blending in with cheeseheads before you can say “Pass the cheddar.”