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A New Year Deserves a Rejuvenating Escape

Make yours in a welcoming place where it’s easy to relax and reconnect. Make yours in Madison – Georgia’s authentic small town.

Discover Small Town Charm

Delight in stunning architecture and endless Southern hospitality at one of Georgia’s largest historic districts.

Sit Back and Relax

Slow down and reconnect in a town that celebrates community, conservation and life’s simple pleasures.

Reconnect with Nature

Nestled between Georgia’s Lake Country and second largest state park, you’re never far from enjoying the great outdoors.

Kind Words & Accolades

Testimonials

The South’s Prettiest Towns

“Our small towns are hidden gems, populated by friendly faces and plenty of reasons to stay longer than a quick pit stop… In Madison, Georgia, you can witness the power of tireless historic preservation efforts and take in the glory of old Southern architecture—from Greek Revival to Victorian, this town showcases all the great architectural styles.”

– Southern Living Magazine

The South’s Prettiest Towns

“Our small towns are hidden gems, populated by friendly faces and plenty of reasons to stay longer than a quick pit stop. In Madison, Georgia, you can witness the power of tireless historic preservation efforts and take in the glory of old Southern architecture—from Greek Revival to Victorian, this town showcases all the great architectural styles.”

– Southern Living Magazine

– Southern Living Magazine

Madison, Georgia Protects Its Historic Charms

“Madison is drawing a new generation of residents smitten with its back-in-the-day beauty. With a population that hovers around four thousand, it’s a gold mine for lovers of architecture and Southern history that thrived in the King Cotton economy. Dozens upon dozens of vintage structures—more than fifty antebellum houses among them—all seem to come with a story.”

– Garden & Gun Magazine

16 Most Beautiful Towns in the World

“We love towns that are long on charm, personality, and photo ops, and we combed the globe to find the best! From a hilltop in the French Riviera to a valley in New Mexico, we’ve got a wide world of gorgeous villages worth maxing out your smartphone’s memory!… Restored antebellum homes stand alongside fragrant gardens in Madison, Georgia. Legend has it that General Sherman refused to burn down Madison during his March to the Sea because it was so pretty.”

– Budget Travel Magazine

“Madison is drawing a new generation of residents smitten with its back-in-the-day beauty. With a population that hovers around four thousand, it’s a gold mine for lovers of architecture and Southern history that thrived in the King Cotton economy. Dozens upon dozens of vintage structures—more than fifty antebellum houses among them—all seem to come with a story.”

Madison, Georgia Protects Its Historic Charms

– Garden & Gun Magazine

Madison, Georgia Protects Its Historic Charms​

Madison is drawing a new generation of residents smitten with its back-in-the-day beauty. With a population that hovers around four thousand, it’s a gold mine for lovers of architecture and Southern history that thrived in the King Cotton economy. Dozens upon dozens of vintage structures—more than fifty antebellum houses among them—all seem to come with a story.

– Garden & Gun Magazine

The 55 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America

“When you think of a quaint Southern town with magnolia trees and antebellum homes, Madison—60 miles east of Atlanta—is just that. One of Georgia’s largest historic districts lies in Madison.”

– Architectural Digest

16 Most Beautiful Towns in the World

“We love towns that are long on charm, personality, and photo ops, and we combed the globe to find the best! From a hilltop in the French Riviera to a valley in New Mexico, we’ve got a wide world of gorgeous villages worth maxing out your smartphone’s memory!… Restored antebellum homes stand alongside fragrant gardens in Madison, Georgia. Legend has it that General Sherman refused to burn down Madison during his March to the Sea because it was so pretty.”

– Budget Travel Magazine

See Why Madison is Georgia's Best Small Town

See Why Madison is Georgia's Best Small Town

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With the rush, stress and uncertainty of today’s world, life can feel pretty demanding.

In Madison, the pace is a bit slower and the tea tastes just a little sweeter. Majestic, historic homes look over oak-lined streets, couples picnic by trickling fountains and manicured gardens burst with radiant color and fragrant perfume. It’s a scene that won’t ever go out of style. So why not slip into a Southern state of mind and let us be the first to welcome you to our charming town. Come for the day or stay for a lifetime, in a place where you may enter as a stranger but you leave as a friend.

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Pick Your Place to Stay

From quaint B&Bs and cozy inns to farm stays and brand-name lodging options – Madison has your perfect place to stay.

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Leave the planning to us! Download a free itinerary or make your first stop at the Welcome Center for everything you need to create an unforgettable escape.

Rediscover Your Bliss

Just an hour East of Atlanta – yet worlds away – Madison is an easy escape no matter how you choose to unwind. 

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