Discover a variety of things to do near Verona

When you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Madison Southwest, you’re close to plenty of things to do in Verona, Fitchburg, and the rest of Greater Madison. After a great night’s sleep in your room or suite, you can explore the natural beauty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum or spend a day with orangutans and African lions at Henry Vilas Zoo. If you’re a history buff, the Wisconsin Historical Museum showcases the best of the Badger State through thousands of artifacts. Kids love the hands-on exhibits at the Madison Children’s Museum, and guests of all ages enjoy the conventions, concerts, and sporting events held at Alliant Energy Center.

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Capital Brewery

6.24 mi / 10.04 km from the hotel
Take a 45-minute tour of this highly sustainable local brewery, and check out the beer garden for live music and entertainment if you’re visiting between April and October.

Henry Vilas Zoo

5.04 mi / 8.11 km from the hotel
From peacocks to polar bears, the animals that call this zoo home are sure to delight and entertain your family for hours. Parking and admission are free.

Madison Children's Museum

6.74 mi / 10.85 km from the hotel
Visit the past in the log cabin, unearth the secrets to sustainability in the Urb Garden, and get your hands on the interactive exhibits in “Possible-opolis” at the Madison Children’s Museum.

Monona Terrace

6.67 mi / 10.73 km from the hotel
Attend a concert, exhibition, or banquet on the shore of Lake Monona at the 85,000-square-foot Monona Terrace, designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

5.8 mi / 9.34 km from the hotel
Visit your favorite Badger or take in one of the seasonal events on campus at this 933-acre university.

Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

6.64 mi / 10.69 km from the hotel
Experience the grandeur of Wisconsin’s Capitol building with free tours, offered daily. Groups of 10 or more can make reservations online.