- Our list of the best things to do in Madison, Indiana, features the top 29 nearby activities — including 15 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Madison, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Madison, IN , followed by 7 popular activities in nearby cities, including LaGrange, North Vernon, Rising Sun, Versailles and Sparta
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Cliff Robinson Aerobatics Louisville MoreLess Info
Explore the skies above Madison during a scenic ride from the seat of a restored 500 hp WWII-era biplane
99% 192 votes
West St & Vaugh Drive, Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
Hosting speed boat tours, Wild Thing Jet Boat Rides LLC takes visitors on a tour of the local landmarks of Madison. The captain pulls off tricks, including 360 degree turns and fast spins.
95% 148 votes
With its construction completed in 1844, the Lanier Mansion is a local landmark included in the National Register of Historic Places.
91% 173 votes
Stroll through life as it was in the 1800's with a visit to the meticulously restored Historic District in downtown Madison. Within walking distance are hundreds of Civil War era shops, homes, and eateries.
92% 385 votes
Explore the spectacular waterfalls and rugged Clifty Canyon at Clifty Falls State Park. The park features camping sites, hiking trails for all levels of enthusiasts, a nature center and conference facilities.
86% 88 votes
123 Mill Street, Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
15 wines specialties, from which 3 of them are for sale only on Thanksgiving, await the visitor of the Lanthier Winery. The tour includes the tasting room, the vineyard, the gardens, the production room and the loft gallery.
74% 65 votes
208 E. Second St., Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
Located in a stable and carriage house from the first half of the 19th century, the Thomas Family Winery offers its visitors not only a tasting room, but also a place for rental and live entertainment.
83% 6 votes
601 W 1st Street, Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
The Lanier Mansion Museum is housed inside an estate that remains an exemplar of 19th century Greek revival architecture. Registered as a National Historic Landmark, the museum offers visitors a glimpse of pioneer life during the antebellum period.
92% 12 votes
408 W. Third Street, Madison, IN MoreLess Info
Francis Costigan House is a design for urban houses. Today it is considered a marvelous masterpiece on designs for a narrow lot. The specialties are the sliding pocket door, the curved walls and front stairs. Not to be missed by architecture fanatics.
100% 5 votes
Vaughn Drive, Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
The Heritage Trail offers a link between the town of Madison and the nearby cliffs overlooking the Ohio River. The paved, 3/4-mile trail begins at the riverfront and is open to walking, biking and pets.
86% 7 votes
Art On Main
309 W Main Street, Madison, IN 47250 MoreLess Info
Located in the historic district of the city, Art On Main is a local art gallery operated by the Madison Art Club. Paintings, sculpture, jewelry, and pottery are among the many works available for purchase at the gallery.