Town of Madison
In Yankee Magazine (2012) listed "Best Beach Towns," Madison, Connecticut, the only state entry. In addition to its outstanding beaches, the town also offers woodlands and residential neighborhoods. Its charming, pedestrian-friendly downtown appeals to many tastes and interests, offering an award-winning bookstore, art cinema, tea emporium, coffee shops, cafes and restaurants, clothing and gift boutiques. The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library and a large town green anchor the downtown. Visitors have a choice of a waterfront luxury hotel or several bed and breakfast establishments within walking distance of downtown and beaches. Madison is a combination of small-town charm and urban sophistication create a compelling community in which to live or visit.