Madison is a small city in Morgan County, Georgia. It is part of the Atlanta-Athens-Clarke-Sandy Springs Combined Statistical Area, which has more than 5.7 million residents, although just over 4,000 people call Madison home. It has earned several awards recently, including the 2017 Life, Work, Play City Award from the Georgia Municipal Association, as well as the No. 1 Small Town in America from Travel Holiday magazine. Madison has earned these awards based on recreational activities and amenities, job growth and a strong housing market.
If you're an outdoor enthusiast, you'll love Hard Labor Creek, a state park located about 12 miles from Madison. It has rustic campgrounds and golf courses, along with hiking trails and gorgeous scenery. Two of the town's top museums are the Morgan County African-American Museum and the Madison Museum of Fine Art. You can also learn more about the area's history at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center.
IHG has several hotel properties within Madison and its surrounding areas, so you can easily select a location that is near shopping, dining and recreational areas. Choose a hotel room with a kitchen to feel like you're right at home, or check out the hotel properties offering free breakfast and other amenities.
The closest airport to Madison is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, located about 65 miles away in Atlanta. This airport is the busiest in the world, so plan plenty of time when traveling through it. Morgan County Transit offers public transportation throughout the city via multiple bus lines.