Madison has a variety of activities and dining options to ensure a memorable trip for during Hereford Junior Nationals. Check out this list if you’re looking to make some free time for fun activities outside the show barn!
Henry Villas Zoo
Henry Vilas Zoo is a 28-acre public zoo in Madison, Wisconsin, United States that is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Owned by Dane County, the zoo charges no admission or parking fees.
Address: 702 S Randall Ave, Madison, WI 53715
If you like putt putt golf, you’ll love this fun park full of golfing obstacles.
Address: 5501 Schroeder Rd, Madison, WI 53711
Cool off at the lake and have some fun! Brittingham Boats offers premium paddle craft rentals including stand up paddle boards, single and tandem kayaks, and canoes.
701 W. Brittingham Pl.
Madison, WI 53715
Cave of the Mounds, National Natural Landmark
Just 20 miles from Madison, Cave of the Mounds offers daily tours all year round. Explore gemstone mines, fossil digs, butterfly gardens, and outdoor trails. Group programs and meeting space available.
Cave of the Mounds Road, Blue Mounds, WI. 53517-0148
Betty Lou Cruises
Looking for an exciting and unique dinner location? Betty Lou Cruises offer group charters and public cruises on Lake Mendota and Lake Monona April-October. Captain and crew guide you along while you enjoy buffet food and beverage service.
Lake Monona & Lake Mendota
Madison, WI 53703
The Old Fashioned
Wisconsin-themed, retro-style tavern offering beers, brats & cheese curds all sourced in-state highlighting meats, cheeses, produce, and local specialties from small Wisconsin producers.
Address: 23 N Pinckney St #1, Madison, WI 53703
Ruth Chris Steakhouse
If you’re looking for a nice steak dinner this high-end steakhouse is know for its delicious and tender quality steaks!
2137 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
Enjoy waterfront dining on beautiful Lake Mendota at Captain Bill’s featuring fresh seafood, chicken, pasta, and steak served in a rustic, casual Key West setting.
2701 Century Harbor Rd.
Middleton, WI 53562