Where to stay
Best Western Inn on the Park Capitol Square Perks at this convenient downtown hotel include sizeable, clean rooms and free parking. From $120. (800) 279-8811; innonthepark.net
The Mansion Hill Inn A luxe B&B in the Mansion Hill district is within walking distance of downtown. Ten rooms feature plush linens and gas fireplaces. From $240. (608) 255-0172; mansionhillinn.com
The Speckled Hen Inn This lodging opened in 2000 on 50 acres of bucolic land just outside town. Flowers come from cutting beds outside the front door, and breakfasts feature eggs from the inn's chickens and herbs grown on-site. From $150. Read Midwest Living’s review. (877) 670-4844; speckledheninn.com
For more information: Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau (800) 373-6376; visitmadison.com
Prices, dates and other details are subject to change, so please check specifics before making travel plans.