The 25 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Quality of Life
Affordability, excellent lifestyle, and a great school system all contribute to putting this state capital at the top of the list. Madison, the capital city of Wisconsin, lies west of Milwaukee. It’s known for the domed Wisconsin State Capitol, which sits on an isthmus between lakes Mendota and Monona. The Wisconsin Historical Museum documents the state’s immigrant and farming history. The city's paved Capital City State Trail runs past Monona Terrace, a lakefront convention center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.