Stay near the Henry Vilas Zoo and the Alliant Energy Center

When you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Madison Southwest, you're close to plenty of things to do around the Verona, WI region. Relish 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 more of a history buff, the Wisconsin Historical Museum features more than 110,000 artifacts on display. 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 the Alliant Energy Center.
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Capital Brewery

6.24 mi / 10.04 km from the hotel
Take a 30-45 minute "Brew-Venture" 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 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 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 ten or more can make reservations online.