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About Macon, Georgia

"Some say 'soul' lives in Macon, Ga. We say the 'soul' of Macon, Ga. lives within us all." You can feel Macon’s soul throughout the city. Walk down Cherry St. in Downtown Macon and experience southern hospitality as friendly store owners help you shop local products. Follow your nose and dine at one of our delicious restaurants. Stop by one of our art galleries and find unique pieces created by local artists. Learn about African American art, history, and culture at the 8,500 square foot Tubman Museum. Walk through the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and see over 3,000 artifacts highlighting some of the best athletes from the state.

Hop in the car and take a short drive to Ocmulgee National Monument. With over 17,000 years of history, it’s one of Macon’s top attractions. See the Earth Lodge with its original floors dating back to 1015. Are you a fan of antebellum homes? Tour Hay House, lovingly nicknamed “The Palace of the South,” it’s known for its incredible architecture and technological advancements, it’s a must-see. Take a short walk down the street and see the Cannonball House only home struck by a Hotchkiss shell during Stoneman’s Raid on Macon in 1864. Find out more about all of Macon's museums here.

While you’re in town, stay at one of our hotels that offer an array of amenities from pet-friendly, complimentary breakfast, fitness center, & more. Looking for something a little cozier? Stay at one of our bed and breakfasts, 1842 Inn or Burke Mansion, for a bit of Southern charm only found in Macon.

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