Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Monona

Learn about the unique charm of Monona with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and hockey games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Olbrich Botanical Gardens and Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Monona

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Monona a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Henry Vilas Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Yahara Hills Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Memorial Union Terrace (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Vilas Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • The Farm Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Monona

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Monona is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Winnequah Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Yahara Place Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Orton Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Olin Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Tenney Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Monona

Fly into Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Monona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 70 holiday lettings near Monona. From 43 Houses to 7 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Monona for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Monona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Monona. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Winnequah Park: 94 holiday lettings
  • Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum: 87 holiday lettings
  • The Farm Golf Course: 101 holiday lettings
  • Swissland Miniature Golf: 47 holiday lettings
  • Memorial Union Terrace: 99 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Monona listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Monona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Houses in Monona. Our other popular types of Monona holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Monona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Monona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.