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Lake Mendota overview

Lake Mendota is special for its parks, sports, and theaters, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like Chazen Museum of Art and Wisconsin Historical Museum. University of Wisconsin-Madison and Camp Randall Stadium are popular sights to see. A business-friendly area, Lake Mendota also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Lake Mendota

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Lake Mendota is the place to go. There are 93 hotels in the Lake Mendota area and you can shop as many as 25 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 27 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 54 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 10 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night

How to get to Lake Mendota

Fly in to Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from downtown Lake Mendota.

What to see around Lake Mendota

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Camp Randall Stadium
  • • Wisconsin Field House
  • • Kohl Center
  • • Warner Park
  • • Lake Kegonsa State Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Hilldale Shopping Center
  • • West Towne Mall
  • • East Towne Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • • Madison Area Technical College Downtown Campus
  • • Edgewood College
  • • University Research Park
  • • Madison Area Technical College
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Chazen Museum of Art
  • • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • • Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
  • • Henry Vilas Zoo

When to visit Lake Mendota

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 11°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 30°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 65°F day, 12°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.9 inches
  • • April-June: 11.5 inches
  • • July-September: 11.6 inches
  • • October-December: 6.5 inches