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14 historic districts with 6,000 structures on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Fall in love with the 300,000 blooming Yoshino cherry trees in the Cherry Blossom Capital...

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Macon's historic downtown district is an eclectic and lively place to explore.

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This is Macon

Visit Macon, Georgia for a 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". 

Only in Macon can you: hike at ancient Indian mounds and enter into North America's only reconstructed earth lodge, tour the 18,000 square foot, 7-story Italian Renaissance Revival mansion known as the "Palace of The South", immerse yourself in musical history by taking a "Free Birds & Night Owls" or "Rock n’ Roll Stroll" tour, or explore the Southeast's largest collection of African-American art, history, and culture.

It's more than a place on a map. It's a vibe all its own. We invite you to come experience Macon, Georgia!

What's Going on Macon

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From Otis Redding to the Allman Brothers Band, Macon has been called home to several famous artists throughout the years. You can visit the Big House Museum and walk through the home of some of the band members from 1970 - 1973 or you can visit the bronze…
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Home of some of the best Southern food around, Macon has an array of unique local restaurants. H&H Soul Food, known for Mama Louise’s and Mama Inez’s generosity to up & coming Southern Rock band the Allman Brothers Band, has been serving up their famous…
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From having a National Historic Landmark to having National Monument, Macon is the home to several historic places. The Hay House built in the late 1850s is an 18,000-square-foot mansion mansion known for its beautiful architecture and rich history. The…
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Featured Events

Aug 28

International Taste of...

The Tubman Museum invites you to join us at the International Taste of Soul. Travel from Africa to Asia, South America and beyond as we take you on a culinary journey. Enjoy soul, comfort foods and all types of international cuisine, featuring dishes by many local chefs. Meet celebrated...

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Sep 09

Celebrating 75 Years of...

September 9 will mark the 75th birthday of one of Macon, the state of Georgia and the world’s most favorite sons. In recognition of this historic occasion, the Redding Estate and the Otis Redding Foundation will host Celebrating 75 years of Otis Redding, a weekend of...

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Sep 17 - 18

Ocmulgee Indian...

The third weekend in September welcomes one of the largest Native American gathering in the Southeast as more than 200 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia. Named one of the Top 20...

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Macon Blog

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If you love trying food from all around the globe, the 2016 International Taste of Soul happening August 30 at the Tubman Museum is perfect for you. There will be over 80 dishes from Africa to Asia, South America and more. Join the Tubman Museum on a…
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Today is National Aviation Day and is dedicated by Presidential Proclamation to those who helped pioneer aviation in the United States. What better way to celebrate than spending the day at the Museum of Aviation ? If you are a war, history or airplane…
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Enjoy great beer for a great cause! The 6th Annual Macon Beer Festival is happening on August 20 from 3 - 7 p.m. at the intersection of Third Street and Poplar Street downtown. A wide variety of breweries will have tents set up to serve their craft beers…
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