If you’re looking for a University of Wisconsin self-guided tour then you have come to the right page. Situated between two lakes, Mendota and Monona, the University of Wisconsin – Madison and the city of Madison have been ranked as one of the most beautiful campuses and coolest college towns by Conde Nast Traveler and Jetsetter. The University of Wisconsin, locally known as UW-Madison, is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin. If you like to bike, explore gardens, and sample the latest eats at food trucks, you definitely should take a look at the calendar of events occurring in Madison. One fun fact about UW-Madison…they have won a total of 29 NCAA National Titles.