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State Street, Madison

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State Street serves as the city's main pedestrian route and center of activity. The street stretches through the center of town, with the state capitol at one end and the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the other. This location gives the area a lively student population. Explore the many shops as you stroll, or stop in for a bite or drink at one of the restaurants, bars, or cafes. You can also watch the musicians who frequently play along the route, as well as the other street performers. Don't miss the Memorial Library Mall, one of the city's most notable historical buildings. To visit State Street and get the most from your holiday in Madison, create itinerary details personal to you using our Madison travel itinerary planner.
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  • Hanging out is what you do here. Great eclectic mix of stores. Very nice restaurants. Great view of the Capital. Walk along the streets and enjoy the flow of people. 
  • State Street has lots of cool shops and restaurants. Everything from coffee shops to bookstores to second hand shops. It's nice that only cabs/buses can drive down the street. I very much enjoyed walk...  more »
  • We love coming to Madison to visit our son, who lives near State Street. We always walk around State Street. It's such an interesting place, with so much to see, including interesting people. There ar...  more »