The small town of Madison, Georgia is not just one of the most beautiful places in America, it has been recognized as one of the most beautiful towns to visit in the world. In 2022, Madison was named one of the “55 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America” by Architectural Digest and listed as one of “The South’s Prettiest Small Towns” by Southern Living Magazine.
Located just an hour east of Atlanta off I-20, Madison is an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city to experience a town full of culture, charm, and enchantment. With an array of local dining options, more than 45 specialty shops, and more than 160 antique dealers, Madison is the perfect day trip, but an even better weekend getaway. Madison offers a host of bed and breakfasts, inns, national brand lodging, and even a bonafide dude ranch.
PLACES TO EAT IN MADISON, GEORGIA
Local chain of casual Italian cafes (some locations have full bars, patios &/or live entertainment).
174 W Washington St, Madison, GA 30650
Deli, grocery and produce. Sandwiches,Soups, salads, beer and wine.
111 W Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650
140 E Washington St, Madison, GA 30650
202 S Main St, Madison, GA 30650
271 W Washington St St, Madison, GA 30650
Thursday, 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–8:30PM
Friday, 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–9PM
Saturday, 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–9PM
THINGS TO DO IN MADISON, GEORGIA
Thursdays @ 7:30pm
Fun events are planned to draw folks to Downtown Madison on hot summer nights... all for free!
Southern Cross Guest Ranch offers a hands-on horseback riding program, suitable for all levels of riders.
Offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting. A lakeside beach is popular with swimmers during summer months, and more than 24 miles of trails are available for hikers and horseback riders.
Overnight guests can choose from fully equipped cottages or a modern campground. Hook-ups for RV campers.
5 Hard Labor Creek Rd, Rutledge, GA 30663
The Creek at Hard Labor is known for its challenging layout in a pristine, natural setting. Featuring Champion Bermuda greens and narrow tree-lined fairways, The Creek was named “4th sweetest deal in USA” by Golf Digest Frugal Golfer in 2010.
1400 Knox Chapel Rd, Social Circle, GA 30025
THINGS TO DO JUST OUTSIDE MADISON, GEORGIA
Georgia Offroad Adventures has over 100 miles of one-way trails for off-road rides, whether you have a SxS, ATV, or dirtbike.
2350 Randolph Church Rd #2016, Union Point, GA 30669
202 N West St, Greensboro, GA 30642
LAUNDRY IN MADISON, GEORGIA
1881 Eatonton Rd, Madison, GA 30650