Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Fort Madison

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Fort Madison. This relaxing and trendy city entices travelers with its cafés and shopping. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Fort Madison

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fort Madison a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Baxter's Vineyards (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Spirit Hollow Golf Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • FunCity (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort Madison

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fort Madison. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nauvoo Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lovers Glen Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Transportation to and around Fort Madison

The nearest airport is in Burlington, IA (BRL-Southeast Iowa Regional), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Fort Madison Station.

Where to stay around Fort Madison?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals near Fort Madison. From 29 Houses to 3 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fort Madison for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Madison?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Fort Madison. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Madison include:

  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Fort Madison?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 28 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Fort Madison. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.