Madison desperate for tourists, offers visitors free gas

Categories: Weird Wisconsin
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Madison, Wis. is so desperate for visitors this summer they are willing to pay for the gas is took to get there. Ouch.

While the offer sounds a little too good to be true, it actually is. Any visitor who books a hotel room on the Greater Madison Visitors and Convention Bureau website will receive a $10 gas card for PDQ. The offer expires at the end of June.

Whoa. With gas prices on the rise, $10 won't take you very far.

A good alternative: Make your city a vacationing spot and people will come for that. We'll just do a Minneapolis staycation instead.

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