Visit Macon, Georgia for a classic Southern adventure that is sure to be good for your soul! Rich history, incredible architecture, stunning Southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage have branded Macon, "Where Soul Lives". Hike through historic Native American mounds and enter North America's only reconstructed earth lodge at the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds or take in the Southeast's largest collection of African-American art, history and culture at the Tubman Museum. Stroll along the Ocmulgee River or downtown’s wide boulevards, lined with art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, entertainment venues, and architecture as diverse as the people who built it.
Macon is home to many legendary musical artists such as Otis Redding, Little Richard, the Allman Brothers Band and new voices, like country singer Jason Aldean. Experience this musical heartbeat while sitting next to the legendary Otis Redding bronze statue at Gateway Park or visit the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, located at the band’s former home.
Macon’s nightlife choices give you many options to choose from, so decide which Macon venue amplifies your evening. Order the beverage of your choice at one of our microbreweries, and sit in on open mic night, catching the next rising star to come out of this musical city. Sample some of our favorite soul food or try signature dishes from our vibrant local restaurants. Macon is a town where a “night out” is fine dining, drinks, and dancing, but also a moonlit walk among the architectural masterpieces of our historic neighborhoods, and a Broadway level performance at one of our landmark theatres. Don’t forget to take home one-of-a-kind treasures from Macon’s unique downtown boutiques or various antique markets.
After a fun-filled day of shopping and touring, relax and rejuvenate in one of Macon’s welcoming hotels. Guests will find many convenient options. Our accommodations suit every type of traveler, ranging from comfortable rooms in reputable chains to luxurious suites in historic inns.
Welcome to Macon, Georgia - "Where Soul Lives!" Where you can hike through the ancient Indian mounds and experience the state's largest collection of African American history, art, and culture. See the sights that helped create this beautiful thing we call 'soul' on a Guided Van Tour of Macon by clicking the "Book Tour Now" widget above. In Macon, Georgia you can sit on the dock with one of R&Bs music icons - Otis Redding. View his life-size bronze statue, or stroll down wide avenues lined with art galleries, boutiques, and architecture as diverse as the people who built it. Sample our mouth-watering soul food and check out Macon signature dishes at local restaurants in a city where a night out means fine dining, drinks, or dancing, but also a moonlit walk among Old South mansions, a Broadway play, or a live show at the birthplace of Southern rock.
The closest airport is Middle Georgia Regional Airport which is about 10 miles from Macon. The closest National/International airport is Hartsfield-Jackson on the south side of Atlanta. Persons can rent a vehicle or sign up for Groome Transportation for a 1 shuttle ride to Macon.
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