The Vilas Neighborhood, Madison, WI

Dudgeon-Monroe Madison WI

The vibrant community of Vilas in Madison, Wi.

The Vilas neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, named after the Vilas Family,  is a picturesque and highly desirable area known for its rich blend of urban conveniences, historic charm, and vibrant community life. Named after the beautiful Vilas Park, this neighborhood is situated just south of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Vilas Park is a central attraction, featuring a serene lake, lush green spaces, a zoo, and playgrounds. It’s a favorite spot for picnics, paddle boating, or simply relaxing in a scenic environment.

In Vilas, you can explore the Henry Vilas Zoo, one of the city’s most beloved landmarks, which is admission-free and home to a diverse array of animals. The neighborhood also boasts Monroe Street, a bustling thoroughfare lined with unique shops, cozy cafes, and a variety of dining options. For outdoor enthusiasts, the nearby Wingra Creek and Lake Wingra offer opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, and fishing.

People choose to live in the Vilas neighborhood for a multitude of reasons. Its proximity to the university and downtown Madison makes it appealing to students and young professionals. The historic architecture, tree-lined streets, and easy access to parks and cultural attractions create a welcoming environment for families. The strong sense of community, vibrant local businesses, and the picturesque natural surroundings make Vilas a highly sought-after residential area in Madison, offering a balanced and fulfilling urban living experience.

Busy Painting loves working in the Vilas neighborhood.  We are available to do estimates for repainting kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms and bedrooms.  We take great pride in our work, as we want to be recommended to your neighbors!  Call us for all your painting needs.