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Nestled in the hills of Jefferson County on the north bank of the Ohio river, you will find Madison, Indiana. A picturesque town filled with history! Just a short drive from Cincinnati-Ohio, Louisville-Kentucky and Indianapolis-Indiana. I like to call it an Antique type town with a large history. Filled with great antique shops and malls. Small local owned specialty stores, great restaurants, historic homes and a great view! Not to mention local wineries.
Madison is home to some great annual festivals & events. The Madison Regatta, Chautauqua, Ribberfest, and many more! Make a trip to one of our family wineries! Great local golf courses too!!
Life made simple, a small town with friendly people! Why not plan a trip to visit our farm, go horseback riding, and spend a few days in a neat town with lots of history!
There are many other great hotels, motels, bed & breakfast, historical homes, cabins, and plenty of camping at Clifty State Park.
Be sure to check out the Madison Visitor Website (link below). They have all sorts of information on things to do while your here!
Madison Indiana Visitor Website **Be sure to check this site out!
Below I have a few things listed, but be sure to use the link above for a more in depth description of Madison. Also feel free to call them at 800-559-2956. Everyone who works down there is very helpful!
A few of our favorite restaurants- Madison is full of great places to eat and by no means is this all there is! Please note, not all the hours and times could be correct.
Sakka Blue Japanese Bistro & Sushi Bar (812-274-2583)
719 W. Main Street (yummy)
Crystal & Jules
605 Grille -
They use a lot of local grown products. Actually, one of our neighbors sells them their beef. Nice local owned place with great food.
The Electric Lady (812) 265-3390
Probably one of our favorite places to go! Love the people there! Weekends they have live music! 21 and over. During the day, more of a bar and grill and nights weekends night club!
Madison Lighthouse Restaurant 812-265-3280
Hammond-Family Restaurant- 812 265 3237
The Red Pepper 812 265 3354 and Red Pepperoni (across the street)
Hinkle's Hamburgers 812 265 2919
The Bistro One Restaurant 812 273 9448
Madison Vineyards 812-273-6500
The Thomas Family Winery 812-273-3755
Activities and things to do....
NEW THIS YEAR!
Wild Thing Jet Boat Rides, LLC
We haven't rode this yet, but have heard it's a blast! Jet boat trips on the Ohio River. Piloted by Coast Guard licensed Master Captains! You're safe!! You can choose a scenic ride or fast and crazy ride!
Cozy Acres Golf Course - 812-273-3137
Open 8 am - Dark Daily
Executive 9 Hole Par 3 Course,
18 hole Miniature Golf Course
Driving Range w/ covered tee boxes
Fully Stocked Pro Shop, great prices!
Custom Made Clubs
Buy, Sell & Trade Clubs
Club Repair and Refinishing on site
Personal & Group Golf Lessons
Lots of fun for the whole faimly!
Crystal Beach Pool 812-273-6268
Madison Public Boat Ramp
Clifty Falls State Park
Lanier Mansion 812.265.3526
Heritage Center and Rail Road Museum (812) 265-2335
A few festivals that are fun--
Canaan Fall Festival Mid - September
Saturday is the day to go! Old Fashion Parade starts at 10:30 am Saturday. Followed by the 40th Annual Pony Express Mail Run! Swearing in of the riders and then they take off to Madison at 1:00 pm. Also there will be a ACA Sanctioned Cornhole Tournament!
Friendship Shoot and Flea Market 2nd & 3rd full weekends of June and September
This is one of the largest Flea Markets we've ever been too! And it's way cool! Great stuff and people!!
The Flea Market is located just one mile east of Friendship, Indiana on St. Rd. #62 and has 2 – 9 day shows every year in June and September, the same days as the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association hold their Spring and Fall Shoot. The show always falls the 2nd full weekend through the 3rd full weekend of June and September. The market opens daily at 9AM and the attendance swells to heavy on the weekends. During the week, it is easier to move around and browse the displays.
National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association has all sort of competitions and displays! People from all over the country come to compete! A must see if you are in town!
Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art - Late September
Madison RibberFest - Barbeque, Blues and Balloons Mid-August
Other neat local websites-
Madison Came Running.com
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