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Come discover one of Georgia’s largest historic districts set in one of its friendliest small towns.

Madison and Morgan County offer renowned house museums, arts and cultural attractions and a historic downtown prime for exploring. Minutes from Madison, visitors delight in nature while enjoying serene parks, scenic farms and sparkling lakes. Find out more about Madison’s favorite attractions to create your own sweet escape.

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Arts & Culture

Nestled in Georgia’s Historic Heartland, Madison evokes an earlier America with houses and architecture and rhythms of habit straight from a classic Southern novel.

History & Heritage

As a history buff’s delight full of museums and authentic, immaculately preserved historic sites, discover the evolution of Madison by touring this welcoming small town.

Relaxation & Wellness

Recapture your peace of mind while wandering picture-perfect historic lanes, meditating at a hundred-acre farm, or finding inspiration from the people and places here that celebrate art, architecture, and mother nature.

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Morgan County Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center

With eight 25-yard competition lanes, the Morgan County Aquatic Center offers a variety of aquatic fun for experienced swimmers to beginners.
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Historic Barn in Bostwick with Cotton Gin Festival sign | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Bostwick

5951 Bostwick Rd. Bostwick, GA Home of the Cotton Gin Festival
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Blue Springs Marina with a lighthouse and cabin in Buckhead, GA (Morgan County).

Buckhead

Discover the real Buckhead, GA
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Bushels of peaches at CJ Orchards in Rutledge, GA

CJ Orchards

(706) 318-9462 1251 Old Mill Road Rutledge, GA 30663 Discover the incomparable freshness of just-picked produce.
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Hard Labor Creek State Park Lake Rutledge Paddle Boats | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Fishing & Watersports

Your boating and fishing guide to Morgan County.
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Sunset over the pond along the Forest Therapy Trail at Hundred Acre Farm | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Forest Therapy Trail at Hundred Acre Farm (Attraction Closed)

(706) 342-7933 1051 Meadow Lane Madison, GA The Nation’s first certified Forest Therapy Trail
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Giraffe at Georgia Safari Conservation Park in Madison, Georgia
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Georgia Safari Conservation Park

(706) 342-4296 1761 Monticello Hwy, Madison, GA 30650 Conservation-minded safari park bringing the wonders of the wild to the heart of Georgia
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Family enjoys a picnic at sunset at Lake Oconee | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Georgia’s Lake Country

Explore, play, and unwind along 800 miles of shoreline in Georgia's Lake Country.
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Georgia’s Trail of Legacy and Lore

Journey through seven historic communities in the heart of Georgia to explore the best of the South’s cultural arts, heritage and architecture.
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Mountain Biker rides trail beside flowing stream at Hard Labor Creek State Park | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA
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Hard Labor Creek State Park

(706) 557-3001 5 Hard Labor Creek Road Rutledge, GA Nearly 6,000 acres of scenic, recreational opportunity
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Heritage Hall Historic House Tour Exterior
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Heritage Hall

(706) 342-9627 277 S. Main Street Madison, GA A breathtaking tour of Antebellum finery built in 1811
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"Hill Park playground with cherry trees blooming."

Hill Park (Pickleball)

S. Main Street Madison, GA 30650 Four-acre public park with pickleball and tennis courts
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Indian Creek Park (Disc Golf)

(706) 342-0588 1250 Fears Road Rutledge, GA 30663 60-acre park with 18-hole disc golf course
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Woman holding Christmas miniature christmas tree at Jack's Creek Christmas Tree Farm & Nursey | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Jack’s Creek Christmas Tree Farm & Nursery

(706) 343-1855 2291 Price Mill Road Bishop, GA A “choose and cut” farm for beloved holiday traditions
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Madison Artists Guild & MAGallery

(706) 342-9360 | 125 W. Jefferson Street, Madison, GA
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Madison HIstoric Cemeteries | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Madison Historic Cemeteries

(706) 342-1251 420 W. Central Avenue, Madison, GA Hauntingly beautiful burial grounds dating back to 1800
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Madison-Morgan Cultural Center | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA
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Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

(706) 342-4743 434 S. Main Street Madison, GA A place of community inspiration and education
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Bicyclists enjoy the Madison-Morgan Meander on a country road | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Madison-Morgan Meander

Cycle-friendly routes through scenic & historic Morgan County, GA.
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Morgan County African-American Museum | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Morgan County African-American Museum

(706) 342-9191 156 Academy Street Madison, GA A celebration of Madison’s African American history
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Morgan County Courthouse | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Morgan County Courthouse

(706) 342-3605 384 Hancock Street, Madison, GA A prominent feature of Madison’s downtown square
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Heritage Hall | North Georgia Tours | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

North Georgia Tours

(706) 340-4357 Madison, GA Walking tours of Madison’s historic treasures
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Richter Cottage | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Richter Cottage

(706) 342-4454 490 Wellington Street, Madison, GA A refurbished, working-class house museum built in 1830
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Heifer at Rock House Farm & Creamery in Madison, GA

Rock House Farm & Creamery

(678) 729-1459 2471 Broughton Rd, Newborn, GA 30056 Gain insight into multiple aspects of agricultural work.
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Rogers House | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA
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Rogers House

(706) 342-9627 179 E. Jefferson Street Madison, GA Fine example of middle-class life at Madison’s founding
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Rose Cottage

(706) 342-9627 179 E. Jefferson Street Madison, GA A charming cottage built by a widow born into slavery
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Bench beside magnolia trees at Round Bowl Spring Park | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Round Bowl Spring

156 Academy Street Madison, GA A scenic trail through the city’s center
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Small but Special Rutledge | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Rutledge

Rutledge, GA A “small but special” historic railroad community
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Family with horses beside pond at Southern Cross Guest Ranch | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA
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Southern Cross Guest Ranch

(706) 342-8027 1670 Bethany Church Road Madison, GA Georgia’s premier trail riding and horse farm destination
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Steffen Thomas Museum | Georgia Attractions | Things to Do in Madison Georgia | Visit Madison GA

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

(706) 342-7557 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, GA An acclaimed single-artist museum in Buckhead, GA
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Studio Wise step-on tour bus with group preparing for walking tour in Madison, GA

Studio WISE (Tourist Guide and Foodie Tours)

(706) 474-1869 Madison, GA Guided Walking and Step-on Tours in Madison, GA
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