Madison Charter Bus
Madison is a city in Dane County. The estimated population, in 2003, was 218,432.Madison is in the Four Lakes district. The community was named after President James Madison. It was selected as the capital of the Territory of Wisconsin in 1836, when it was still a wilderness settlement.
Madison charter bus has an interesting itinerary here .The Madison charter bus will take its members to Madison Children's museum, Madison Zoo, Madison Art centre, State Street, and many more interesting venues. Madison Children's Museum exhibits include a farmers' market and a milking parlor Ranked No. 10 in "The 10 Best Children's Museums," by Child magazine, 2002.
Madison charter bus has among its finest stops, the Madison Art Center. It is without a doubt the focal point of the city has to be the State Capitol building. It is located in the heart of Madison on the isthmus between lakes Mendota on the north and Monona to the south. It is the only state capitol in to be located on an isthmus. The first Capitol building stood for 25 years until it was replaced by a larger building in 1863.The Madison charter bus group members will get to see this historic place and many original pieces and artifacts are still on display.
After a devastating fire left the second Madison Capitol badly damaged, George B. Post & Sons designed the current Capitol, which was built between 1906 and 1917 at a cost of $7.25 million dollars. The building is 284.4 feet high from the ground floor to the top of the statue on the dome - 3 feet and 1 1/2 inch shorter than the National Capitol in Washington D.C. Its dome was completed in 1915. It is the largest dome in the United States and one of the largest in the world. It is also the only granite dome in the United States.
The Madison charter bus group members will notice that the building itself is a combination of Italian, German and French architectural styles. It was meant to be representative of the broad diversity of the states ancestry. The building is topped with a bronze statue "Wisconsin" symbolic the state motto "Forward". "Wisconsin" has looked the top of the Capitol since 1914 and is 15 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 3 tons.
The sports enthusiasts among the Madison charter bus group can enjoy the UW Badger's Football. The Badger football program has enjoyed resurgence since the arrival of head coach Barry Alvarez and if the Madison charter bus group members check the schedule they will know what to see.
State Street Located at the south end of campus just west of downtown. Here the Madison charter bus will stop by at the shopping area so that the group members may go and shop at the lovely shops.
The State Street area is a stretch of shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, and theaters, which connect the campus with the Capitol Square. The shopping is pretty unique and the restaurants vary from Afghan to buffet. The Madison charter bus group members will have great time watching people (some pretty funky people live in Madison).
The Farmers' Market is the next stop of Madison charter bus. Local farmers bring in all kinds of local specialties; but the coolest thing is that many new Americans from all over the world grow their own special fruits/veggies in Wisconsin and bring them to the market. The market surrounds the beautiful state capitol building in the center of downtown. The Madison charter bus group members will get to see plenty of fresh flowers, cheeses, baked goods, funky foods, organically grown produce, fruits/vegetables they would have never heard of.
Lake Monona Bike Path is and adventure place and a must stop for Madison charter bus. This is a great place to bike, walk, rollerblade and people-watch, especially along the west bank of the lake along John Nolen Drive. At Wilson and Williamson streets, there are all kinds of dining options. The Madison charter bus takes its group members here to have a really great dining experience. Noodles (Wah-Kee), German food (Essen Haus), even a restaurant (Bellini's) that's a remodeled church!
Henry Vilas Zoo is another place especially for the kids. The zoo was founded with the stipulation that it would always remain admission-free. Even so, there have been a number of additions over the past several years, including a new habitat for the big cats and a herpetarium. There's also a children's zoo with prairie animals - including Bucky the Badger. It's a great place for kids in the Madison charter bus group to spend time and watch the animals.
Madison has a lot to show you and your group for your next charter bus outing. Book your tour of this charming city today!