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University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Address: 716 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706-1400
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+1 608-263-2400

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Always a fun place to take the kids

We loved taking our kids to our old university haunts! The campus is just as gorgeous as we remember.

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Tiffany D
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Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We loved taking our kids to our old university haunts! The campus is just as gorgeous as we remember.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent historical buildings with great views over the water. Several paths and walkways throughout the campus. One walkway is along the lake and accessible just west of the Student Union. This is also a great walk up to and around the Observatory. The campus is at the opposite end of the State Capitol. State Street is the connecting street. I... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this campus just as students were arriving for fall semester. It was bustling, but classes had not started. We had the best of all times. The temperatures were in the low 70's. We strolled on several paths and walkways. One walkway was along the lake and accessible just west of the Student Union. We also walked on The... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is an awesome campus. Beautiful layout! I have been here for a couple Wisconsin state wrestling championships. Great place for this event.

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Thank Charles1019
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The University is basically surrounded by a great lake. Many of the buildings has a good view for it. there is a path alongside the lake where you can cycle and walk. Great place to work out.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We briefly stopped near the student center to view the waterfront. Very lovely on the outdoor patio!!

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Thank A M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Sitting along the shores of Lake Mendota, the University of wisconsin campus is very special. The heart of the campus is Bascom Hill and you should walk up the steep hill to Bascom HAll and look back down and you can see all the way to the Capital. Also stop by the Terrace behind the Memorial Union and if the... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

UW is a Big Ten (12) school. The campus is spread along the shore of Lake Mendota, making it one of the most beautiful locations for an institution of higher learning.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My kids and I visited here in October on a campus visit Madison is a beautiful campus in a scenic location with great lakeside views The University staff and students were top notch and provided us with a memorable experience

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Rode our bikes around the trail at the lake, but hung out at the fabulous beer and brat garden. Live music and nice for families too. Boats on the lake a pretty sunset.

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