For many new residents, the reason to start looking for Madison apartments is that you have become a member of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, located on the edge of Lake Mendota. The campus attracts more than 45,000 residents to the area including faculty and students.
Madison is the capital of the state of Wisconsin and is located along I-94, about 79 miles west of Milwaukee. The city is home - several large hospitals including St. Mary's Hospital, Meriter Hospital and the VA Medical Center as well as the university hospital.
Residents can get around the city using the Madison Metro bus routes found throughout the city. Many people that live here take advantage of the extensive bike trail that winds around the city along many major streets.
If you need to find something to decorate your apartment or fill the closets of your new place, there are lots of shopping areas such as the East Town Mall and West Towne Mall.
For entertainment, you might enjoy a concert, sporting event or show at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center. Other performance can be seen at the Orpheum Theatre or the Overture Center.
Madison host its share of annual events that you are sure to find a few occasions to get out of your rental to join the fun. A few of the popular festivals include a craft beer festival, World's Largest Brat Fest and several music festivals.
A post office in Madison is located at 1520 Tripp Circle. The phone number is 608-262-2420.
Average Rent in Madison, WI
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