How Do You Plan A Trip To Madison, Indiana?
Madison, Indiana was settled in 1809, and became a prominent river town during the 19th century. With the decline of the steamboat industry, Madison became a sleepy historic town. This small, Midwestern gem boasts 133 blocks of its downtown on the National Historic Registry and a wide variety of outdoor, shopping and recreational adventures. Request a brochure from the Madison Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. The brochure is also available for download at the Visit Madison site (see References). For such a small town, Madison offers multiple historic, outdoor and nightlife opportunities, so planning in advance is critical. Decide when to visit. Each season in Madison offers something special. Over the 4th of July, you can attend the Madison Regatta, one of hydroplane racing’s premier events, and watch fireworks over the river. In the fall, you can view the changing leaves in Clifty Falls State Park and attend the Madison Chautauqua of the Arts. And at Christmas, the downtown become