Madison, Verona and Middleton - West Madison, are nearby suburbs which are also worth exploring.
Fitchburg offers some interesting museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Madison Children's Museum, the Wisconsin Historical Museum and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. See local and touring artists strut their stuff at Orpheum Theater and the Overture Center for the Arts. There are some interesting galleries to visit near here including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chazen Art Museum.
If you are searching for family activities head to the various child-friendly attractions. Admire all kinds of fascinating creatures at the Henry Vilas Zoo.
There are a number of picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Nature lovers enjoy destinations such as the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. There is a charming atmosphere here and well-tended gardens.
To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit the Hilldale Shopping Center.
At the end of a day enjoying Fitchburg, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Americinn Madison West, the Hyatt Place Madison Downtown and the Sheraton Madison Hotel are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.