As the heart of our community’s history, thriving entertainment arts & culture scene, and unique shopping & dining experiences, Downtown Madison, Indiana is a must-see Rivertown destination. Conveniently located between the metro areas of Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Louisville, there’s a lot going on in this jewel of a small town nestled in the Ohio River Valley. There is something here for everyone: lovers of art, architecture, music, and cuisine rejoice! All the finer things in life can be enjoyed here surrounded by the nation’s largest contiguous landmark district.
After spending the morning exploring the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, relax at one of Madison’s breweries or reward yourself with a sweet treat from our chocolate and ice cream shops. Or why not start your day with a cup of coffee from one of our locally-owned cafes before shopping in Madison’s historic Downtown to support the many artists and artisans that call our community home?