Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Monona

Experience the unique character of Monona with a stay in a vacation 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Monona a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center.

Where to stay around Monona?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 71 vacation rentals near Monona. From 46 Houses to 6 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 Monona for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Winnequah Park: 94 vacation rentals
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: 98 vacation rentals
  • Wisconsin State Capitol: 100 vacation rentals
  • Madison Area Technical College Downtown Campus: 100 vacation rentals
  • Lake Kegonsa State Park: 121 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Monona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Monona. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Monona include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 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 Monona?

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