Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Waunakee

Experience the unique character of Waunakee with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, restaurants and shopping. Camp Randall Stadium and Chazen Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Waunakee

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Waunakee a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Henry Vilas Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Pleasant View Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Memorial Union Terrace (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Vilas Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Vitense Golfland (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waunakee

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Waunakee is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Governor Nelson State Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Lake Mendota (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Token Creek Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Tenney Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Allen Centennial Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waunakee

The nearest airport is in Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Waunakee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 54 vacation rentals near Waunakee. From 37 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waunakee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Waunakee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waunakee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Governor Nelson State Park: 100 vacation rentals
  • Devil's Lake State Park: 506 vacation rentals
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: 90 vacation rentals
  • Lake Kegonsa State Park: 111 vacation rentals
  • Wisconsin State Capitol: 88 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Waunakee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 37 Houses in Waunakee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waunakee include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waunakee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Waunakee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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