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Macon Tourism & Sightseeing

Macon Tourism and Sightseeing
Plan your southern adventure to Macon, Georgia. Find inspiration in Macon’s diverse history and attractions. Journey to the ancient past at Ocmulgee National Monument, which has 17,000 years of Native American heritage including the continent’s only reconstructed earthlodge. Stroll down our streets lined with historic architecture and discover the untold stories of the Civil War. The Cannonball House is the only house in Macon damaged when struck by a cannonball during the Civil War. Step through the doors of the Hay House a seven-story National Historic Landmark and an example of Italian Renaissance Revival architecture.

Macon is proud to be home to a host of museums. The Tubman African American Museum takes visitors on a trip through history in the South’s largest facility devoted solely to African American art, history, and culture. Visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences where history, art and science come to life by viewing a world light years away in their modern planetarium.

Your visit would not be complete without experiencing the “Song and Soul of the South”. Visit Macon’s native son, Otis Redding, at his life-size statue. Visitors can also get in touch with the music of the Allman Brothers Band at their once home turned museum, The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House. Visitors can wander down Cherry Street to enjoy live music from today’s rising stars or take a seat for concert performances at one of our local theatres. Macon has unique restaurants sure to please any palette. Whether the mood strikes for BBQ or upscale fine dining, Macon has you covered.

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Top Places to Stay in Macon

Candlewood Suites Macon
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Macon-North
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