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There's a reason Macon is called The Festival Capital of Georgia.

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Welcome to Macon

Only in Macon can you hike at ancient Indian mounds and enter into North America's only reconstructed earth lodge, tour an 18,000 square foot, 7-story Italian Renaissance Revival mansion, explore the Southeast's largest collection of African-American art, history, and culture, or discover music heritage ranging from The Allman Brothers Band to Little Richard, from Otis Redding to Jason Aldean. Southern Rock, Country or Soul music - it all started here.

Enjoy Macon's Southern charm in the welcome of our residents, See it in the spring blossoms of 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees. Sip it from the frosted mug from one of our craft breweries or pubs. This is a Southern adventure that is sure to be good for your soul. Macon, Georgia is "Where Soul Lives." 

Experience Macon during one of our many festivals, a full calendar that makes us the Festival Capital of Georgia.

 

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Step back in time to enjoy the beauty of Ocmulgee with one of the many activities offered. Learn more!
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The Tubman African American Museum is the Southeast's largest museum dedicated to the Art, History and Culture of African Americans. Take a journey from Africa to America! Begin your adventure with local Artist, Wilfred Stroud’s nine panel mural that…
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In the mid-1800s, William Butler Johnston was the keeper of the Confederate treasury, but the mansion he built is the real treasure he left behind. Inspired by the mansions of Florence and Rome during a three-year honeymoon in Europe, Johnston and his…
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Spring is almost here, the cherry blossom trees are soon going to bloom and will be seen all around
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By Jackson Dillard Center for Collaborative Journalism     For Molly Stevens, “ the journey started a long, long time ago.”   The singer-songwriter was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. Even though her nearly decade-long…
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Over 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees, 10-days filled with festive activities, and endless opportunities to snap the perfect shot for your Instagram. The International Cherry Blossom Festival , happening March 22 - 31, makes for the perfect backdrop for…
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